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Climate change and Agriculture - Practical Action briefing

Agriculture produces the food humans need to live an active and healthy life and provides livelihoods for about half the world’s population. But it also has a troubling relationship to...

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Bolivia Climate screening

Map

Introduction

We were requested by the Sida helpdesk at the University of Gothenburg to prepare a background paper (10-15 pages long) for participants in a Sida meeting in La Paz in...

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Short course training: Update on the Adaptation negotiations (Expert Guest)

Expert guest Saleem Huq (IIED) joined the training and gave a short update on the state of climate adaptation negotiations that were taking place within the UNFCCC framework in Bangkok at the same...

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Oxfam Entry Page

Welcome to your Oxfam entry point into the online learning and sharing resources that weADAPT provides! You are one of the participants taking part in a one month trial during October to build...

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Lessons learned from Guatemala NCAP Project

The goal of this project, finding appropriate points of engagement with actual policy setting and decision making processes for the introduction of climate change adaptation considerations, has...

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First Technical Assistance Workshop for ACCCA Pilot Action Teams

This workshop was held at the University of Cape Town as part of the ACCCA project which is coordinated by UNITAR. For further information on the ACCCA project and the pilot adaptation actions...

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Climate changes in East Africa

Introduction

The average global surface temperature has warmed 0.8°C in the past century and 0.6°C in the past three decades (Hansen et al., 2006), in large part because of human activities (IPCC...

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Belarus Climate Screening

This brief screening was prepared as part of an Environment and Climate Change Policy Brief for SIDA which was produced by the University of Gothenburg in March 2010. The focus is on...

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World Bank Climate Investment Funds

The World Bank announced the approval of 2 large Climate Investment funds in July 2008, the Clean Technology Fund (CTF) and the Strategic Climate Fund (SCF), which are to serve largely to aid...

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Short course training: Introduction to the Climate Change Explorer

Note: The Climate Change Explorer has now been superceded by the CSAG Climate Information Portal (CIP). The principles are the same and CIP builds on extensive user feedback from use of the...

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AMCEN 2008

Background

The 12th session of the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN) was held in Johannesburg on 7-12 June 2008.

UNEP asked SEI and the weADAPT Group to take...

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Latin America Regional Strategy

This short overview of climate change issues in Latin America was written by Ben Smith and Tahia Devisscher as input to an Environment and Climate Change policy brief to inform the development of...

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Financing Adaptation

An overview of some of the principles for effective adaptation funding, and gives a short overview of the Least Developed Countries Fund (LCDF) and the Special Climate Change Fund (SCCF).

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Climate Change: Humanitarian Consequences

Report

The objective was to synthesize the wealth of climate information specifically linked to consequences across the globe that requires the attention of the humanitarian community....

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Annexes to Latin America Regional Climate Screening

Annex 1: Intensification of El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO)

One of the climatic events that may become more frequent and intense due to climate change is El Niño. Over the last 3...

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Climate Overview: Turkey

Map of Turkey: Source CIA Factbook

This climate analysis was produced in 2009 as a contribution to an Environment and Climate Change Policy Brief prepared for the Swedish Development...

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Short course training: Interpretation of CCE outputs

Note: The Climate Change Explorer has now been superceded by the CSAG Climate Information Portal (CIP). The principles are the same and CIP builds on extensive user feedback from use of the...

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Netherlands Climate Assistance Programme (NCAP)

This article provides an overview of the first phase of the Netherlands Climate Change Studies Assistance Programme and links to the project reports from the 13 counties covered under the scheme.

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Key findings from Mongolia NCAP Project

Climate change exposure and extreme events

According to a linear trend estimation of temperature changes over the period from 1940 to 2007 annual temperature has increased by 2.1°C (Figure 1)....

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Facing Climate Change in Jomoro

Facing Climate Change in Jomoro

Arielle Hesse and Siobhan O'Connor, undergraduate students at the Pennsylvania State University, created an activity proposal for their final project...

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China

Note: This report was produced in Sep 2008 as part of a project to provide background information for Sida country assistance strategies, with the University of Gothenburg. Given the pace of...

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Africa Regional Strategy

Introduction

This short overview of climate change issues in Africa was written by Ben Smith and Anna Taylor in 2009 as input to an Environment and Climate Change policy brief to inform the...

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Training of Trainers Workshop on Climate Change Science - Summary of Proceedings

Session 1: Setting the Stage and Exploration

This is a workshop report from Training of Trainers workshop on Climate Analysis held in April 2008 to support the technical assistance teams...

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Short course training: Climate Change, models and uncertainty

Short course training: Climate Change, models and uncertainty

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