All articles for the topic: climate change adaptation

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Analysis of Spanish water institutions

This socio-institutional network mapping exercise was conducted in the context of the EC FP7 Mediation project. 

The following text is part of Deliverable 1.4: Visualization of...

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Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment and Adaptation in Greater Banjul, Gambia

A wetland with mangrove forest in Greater Banjul

Summary

The Gambia has sensitive natural resources such as forests, woodlands, range lands, water resources, offshore...

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Vulnerability of the elderly to climate change in Northern Europe

This case study aims to explore alternative approaches for describing and mapping vulnerability of the elderly to future changes in extreme weather events across the Nordic region.

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Forests and adaptation

Adaptation measures are needed to reduce negative impacts on forests and maintain ecosystem, which also reduce vulnerability of people through providing ecosystem services.

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CIP Landing

Welcome to weADAPT!

We gather you’ve been browsing around the Climate Information Portal (CIP) looking at climate data that’s available for the areas that you work in. You seem to have reached the...

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Seasonal calendar exercise

Seasonal calendar exercise conducted in Massabla, Mali

Objectives

The seasonal calendar exercise was conducted during the field visit to the community of Massabla in...

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Mountain Women Key Drivers of Change

Dr. Shalini Dhyani has written this article for Climate Himalaya Initiative’s Youth Leaders Speak Column. Shalini’s research focus is on understanding the functioning of mountain...

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Adaptation Decision Making METHODS

This article aims to provide guidance on the best methods for decision screening, exploring many different decision making methods.

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National Adaptation Planning

Designing robust, flexible adaptation strategies for national adaptation plans.

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Vulnerability

Guidelines and tools for assessing the social and biophysical vulnerability to climate change.

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Knowledge Base

Responding to user feedback and needs, we have completed a total redesign of the weADAPT web presence. As part of this redesign we have decided to integrate wikiADAPT into the new weADAPT...

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KnETs

This article describes a technique for classifying and formalising elicited knowledge that can be used to enhance understanding of collected data and reveal new avenues for enquiry. 

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Comic Relief Training of Trainers Nairobi May 2009

Workshop participants and resource people

This is a space to share the presentations and resources for a Training of Trainers workshop for East and Southern Africa on Climate Change...

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What weADAPT Offers

What weADAPT offers to Policy Makers, Project Officers and Researchers.

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Short course training: Basic concepts of adaptation, robust decision making and adaptation landscapes

This session focused on exploring the concepts of uncertainty and robustness as a basis for adaptive planning for climate adaptation.

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Nairobi Network Mapping

This case study describes work on conducting a participatory social network analysis with actors working on climate adaptation in Kenya.

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Adapting to Glacial Retreat

Introduction

Glacier retreat has been a major indicator of climate change impacts in the Himalayas. This project aims to support biodiversity conservation and livelihoods of people affected by...

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