All articles for the topic: Adaptation

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A Framework for Dialogue Between Local Climate Adaptation Professionals and Policy Makers

Summary

Unlike the issue of climate change mitigation, discussions about climate adaptation are still in their infancy in most national policy debates. The most popular...

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Behind the Scenes

Summary

Knowledge sharing networks are increasingly recognised as means of mobilising the knowledge and capacities needed to respond to complex and changing realities, such as the...

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Impact on Agriculture and Costs of Adaptation

Executive Summary

The unimpeded growth of greenhouse gas emissions is raising the earth’s temperature. The consequences include melting glaciers, more precipitation, more and more extreme...

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INCA - Peru

The main intention of the International Network on Climate Change (INCA) is to understand the situation of local farming and forestry systems in the tropical Andes, and to derive and test...

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Vulnerability, forest-related sectors and climate change adaptation: The case of Cameroon

In Cameroon and elsewhere in the Congo Basin, the majority of rural households and a large proportion of urban households depend on plant and animal products from the forests to meet their...

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First results of our urban adaptation survey

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It's been two months since we sent out the link to the weADAPT urban adaptation survey and we have obtained 16 responses so far... must be...

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Climate Data Management in the Lake Chilwa Basin, Malawi

This study analysed the capacity of 20 weather observation stations in providing reliable and adequate climate data for effective climate change adaptation in the Lake Chilwa Basin, Malawi.

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Framing climate change adaptation in policy and practice

Understanding current and future climate change impacts, and how best to respond, are major challenges for Australian communities. Decision-makers need to consider the range of potential...

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Lake Chilwa Adaptation Programme

The Lake Chilwa Basin Climate Change Adaptation Programme (LCBCCAP) is a five-year programme whose overall goal is to secure the livelihood of 1.5 million people in the Lake Chilwa Basin and...

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Cameroon TNS Baseline- Synthesis of Key Insights

The baseline assessment shed light on the current vulnerability of villages in the project site, which is essential for the evaluation of future vulnerability and possible adaptation strategies...

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Linking Adaptation and Mitigation

This project focuses on the linkages between mitigation and adaptation in community forestry contexts. In keeping with the IPCC, we argue that neither mitigation nor adaptation measures...

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Climate Change and Forests in the Congo Basin: Synergies between Adaptation and Mitigation (COBAM)

The COBAM project aims to provide stakeholders with the information, analysis and tools they need to adapt to climate change and reduccarbon emissions in the forests of the Congo Basin

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Social vulnerability in California

The Pacific Institute has published a study that investigates social vulnerability by groups to climate change impacts, and combines this information with projected climatic exposure,...

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Synthesis Report of 2012 Asia Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Forum, Bangkok, Thailand

The Second Asia-Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Forum was held at the United Nations Conference Center in Bangkok on March 12 and 13, 2012. It brought together more than 800 policymakers...

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Enhancing Adaptive Capacity in Bhutan and Nepal

Both Bhutan and Nepal understand the importance of addressing climate impacts. They have strengthened their commitment to managing the impacts of climate through several efforts including the...

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Assessment of adaptation needs - Nepal

This report brings together various domains of climate-related knowledge activities by looking at: the institutional landscape policies; laws and regulations; knowledge generation and...

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Assessment of adaptation needs - Vietnam

Introduction

With the Fourth Assessment by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in 20071, it has become clear that: (i) climate change is this century’s main threat to...

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Assessment of adaptation needs - Thailand

The purpose of this summary report is to offer background analysis and suggestions for the design and implementation of a Climate Change Adaptation Knowledge Platform in Thailand. It was...

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Mainstreaming Adaptation in Asia

Abstract

Mainstreaming adaptation into development planning has been promoted as an effective way to respond to climate change. The expected benefits include avoided policy conflicts,...

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Non-timber Forest Products and the Role of Markets for Community Adaptation

Tropical forests provide many non-timber products (NTFPs) such as, charcoal, wild fruit, bushmeat, mushrooms, roots and fodder, used by numerous communities around the globe for income...

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Method Development for Identifying and Analysing Stakeholders in Climate Change Adaptation Processes

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Through a case study approach, based on studies of two Swedish urban regions, Stockholm and Gothenburg, this paper proposes a systematic method to analyze and identify stakeholder...

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Indian Ocean Commission (IOC) / Acclimate / Regional Strategy

July 9, 2012

IOC’s high-level workshop leads to the validation of a regional strategy for adaptation to climate change for the western Indian Ocean islands.

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Governance Key Lessons

Out of work undertaken by SEI and WWF in 2010-2011 with stakeholders in three climate-vulnerable developing countries (Nepal, Belize and Tanzania), a number of broader lessons and reflections have...

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Governance Research Methods

From 2010 to 2011, SEI and WWF worked together on a research project looking at how governmental and civil society organisations can collaborate and learn collectively to address issues.... 

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