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Cameroon TNS Baseline- Background

This report is part of the baseline assessment conducted under the “Climate Change and Forests in the Congo Basin: Synergies between Adaptation and Mitigation (COBAM)” project. This project aims...

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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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Linking Adaptation and Mitigation

Ban Huay Win, Nan Province, Thailand

This research aims to address the potential linkages between mitigation and adaptation in community forestry contexts. This case...

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Technical Working Group on Forestry and Environment

TWG F&E address issues of REDD and finance of climate change mitigation in the forest sector.

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REDD+ 101

REDD (reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation) is based on a simple idea: pay developing countries to reduce CO2 emissions from the forest sector.

The...

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Local people’s perceptions of climate change and associated impacts in Papua

Yoke village, among the mangrove forests, Papua. Photo by Mokhammad Edliadi/CIFOR.

Local knowledge can help overcome the obstacles in adaptation planning related to...

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ROBIN

Tropical forests provide us with foods, fibres and medicines, they filter water and control its flow. They also 'soak up' carbon dioxide from the air, mitigating climate change. The REDD+...

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Adaptation funding for cities

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Adaptation funding is insufficient and needs a new angleIf consensus can be reached about anything these days, it is that funding for...
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West Africa Science Service Center on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use

WASCAL is an initiative of the German government to establish a center of competence on climate change and adapted land use in West Africa (for the time being, the countries involved are: Benin, Bu

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Improving carbon initiatives aimed at smallholders: Addressing opportunities and challenges through better communication

This guide for practitioners will help you to better understand different ways one could:

Communicate carbon project messages to different audiences Support communications between...
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IMPACT2C

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Political discussions on the European goal to limit global warming to 2°C demands that discussions are informed by the best...

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Forests and Climate Change Toolbox

The Forests and Climate Change Toolbox has been developed by CIFOR and the World Agroforestry Centre to build understanding and technical proficiency on issues of climate change and forests...

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Forests and synergies between adaptation and mitigation

What are mitigation and adaptation?

Mitigation and adaptation are the two strategies for addressing climate change. Mitigation is an intervention to reduce the emissions sources or enhance the...

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ADM Definitions

One way which may help in determining which methods to use to support ADM is to consider the multiple possible dimensions of a method that can be used to provide a  classification of methods.

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Ghana Health

Climate change, in the form of thermal stress, can directly affect cardiovascular and respiratory morbidity and mortality. Indirectly, climate variability can influence food production,...

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The Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre

The Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre coordinates the Caribbean region’s response to climate change.

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Bangladesh: Climate Projections

Climate change projections

This work forms part of a Policy Briefing on Climate Change in Bangladesh produced by Practical Action in 2008. Other sections of the report can be seen in the Related...

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Nepal: Climate projections

Climate change projections for Nepal

This work is part of a Policy Brief on Climate Change in Nepal produced by Practical Action in 2008 and provides a summary of climate change as currently...

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Sri Lanka Climate Projections

Climate change projections

 The temperature projection for Asia is for warming to accelerate. The rate of warming in the South Asia is projected to be significantly faster than that seen in the...

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AdaptCost

Africa is one of the most vulnerable continents to climate change, yet economic assessments of the costs of adaptiation are few. The AdaptCost project attempted to address this gap.

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Economics adaptation East Africa

“The cruel irony of climate change is that the countries least responsible for it will be worst affected. Greater variations of rainfall, combined with rising sea levels, will lead to...

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ClimateCost

ClimateCost (the Full Costs of Climate Change) is a major research project on the economics of climate change, funded from the European Community's Seventh Framework Programme.

The three...

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CIRCE Foundation Paper Introduction

Foundatation paper on adaptation options and screening. Suggested approach views adaptation as a socio-institutional process of learning and change that needs to be supported in innovative ways

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Met Office, UK

Met Office research and development covers a broad spectrum of scientific disciplines and applications.

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