All articles for the topic: climate change adaptation planning

CSIRO was a participating agency in the Bushfire Cooperative Research Centre, which looked at the key issues in the February 2009 bushfires.

EU-Australia bi-lateral workshop on developing and using web-based resources

The purpose of this workshop was to address nationally relevant issues around best practice (digital and domain) delivery of climate ‘intelligence’ platforms for Australia.

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Barriers in municipal climate change adaptation

This study aimed to investigate barriers to successful local climate change adaptation due to lack of support from decision makers in organisations other than the municipality in question.

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sNAPshot: Initiating sector integration of adaptation considerations

This overview brief from the NAP Global Network introduces the topic of sector integration and different ways to initiate it in the national adaptation plan (NAP) process.

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Climate Change Risks and Adaptation

This report provides practical guidance and the latest evidence for policy makers on how they can more reliably estimate the costs and benefits of adaptation. 

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Climate Change Adaptation and Extreme Weather: Summary Recommendations

Introduction

Extreme weather events such as severe thunderstorms, ice storms, blizzards, windstorms, tornadoes and hail are part of life in Canada, but these hazards are becoming...

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Close to home: subnational strategies for climate compatible development

Executive Summary

The battle for climate compatible development will be won or lost at the subnational level: in provinces, districts and cities. National governments depend on subnational...

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Adapting to A Changing Climate

This guide is designed for practitioners working within and with local governments and communities that normally facilitate capacity development at the community or local level.

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Lombok and the Philippines climate vulnerability training

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Understanding Adaptation Planning

Summary

This report is written by partners in the Philippines, Vietnam and Nepal with funding provided by the Swedish Government through the Swedish International Development Agency (Sida...

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Dryland vulnerability - Typical patterns and dynamics in support of vulnerability reduction efforts

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The pronounced constraints on ecosystem functioning and human livelihoods in drylands are frequently exacerbated by natural and socio-economic stresses, including weather extremes and...

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ACCC: Policy-ready projections

This ACCC report looks at how climate models and climate model outputs can be made more useful to planners.

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Adaptation or Development? Case studies in Bangladesh and Vietnam

Summary

Using Bangladesh and Vietnam as ‘adaptation project-dense’ contexts, we sought to explore how adaptation is understood, mainly by practitioners in development projects...

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Integration of Climate Adaptation into Development and Conservation Planning in Bhutan

Bhutan is one of 13 countries covered by the AKP. In June 2010, a climate adaptation scoping study was undertaken, with input from stakeholders in government, non-government organizations...

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Adaptive planning for resilient urban water systems under an uncertain future

There is now widespread recognition across Australian water businesses that a generational shift is required away from conventional deterministic planning towards more flexible and adaptive...

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Social network characteristics

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Social network mapping (SNM) can be a useful part of the research process by identifying relevant stakeholders in the adaptation planning...

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Climate Safeguards System

Climate Safeguards System (CSS)

The African Development Bank, under a contract with the Global Climate Adaptation Partnership, is developing a Climate Safeguards...

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ACT Water Security Report

Introduction

As climate change progresses, the hydrologic cycle will be significantly affected by regional shifts in temperature, precipitation and extreme weather events; indeed, impacts...

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Adaptation planning process

• What is the need and motivation / justification for adapting (while recognising uncertainty)? • What are the options for change / innovation? • How can one prioritise and select between the options...
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VA adaptation planning

The process of vulnerability assessment provides you with an understanding of key areas which are particularly sensitive to climate change and need to be addressed. The next question is how to...
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National Adaptation Planning

Designing robust, flexible adaptation strategies for national adaptation plans.

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Climate Adaptation Learning Resources

Training modules and other resources on climate analysis, vulnerability assessment and adaptation planning.

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