All articles for the topic: climate change adaptation

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Webinar: Exploring the use of foresight methods in climate resilience

This webinar showcased the potential of foresight methods in increasing climate resilience in the light of "Juncker’s 5 Futures for Europe".

 

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Commonwealth Secretariat’s Climate Finance Access Hub

The Climate Finance Access Hub (the Hub) is the Commonwealth’s response to the ongoing and future threats of climate change to its member countries.

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Climate Change Adaptation Governance in British Columbia

This article details key messages and recommendations from an ACT, SFU and Western University co-hosted workshop on climate change adaptation and governance in the context of British Columbia.

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Meeting the global challenge of adaptation by addressing transboundary climate risk

This brief from SEI, IDDRI and ODI finds that a transboundary view of climate risk creates opportunities for international cooperation on adaptation.

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Mainstreaming adaptation to climate change within governance systems in South Asia

The paper introduces a general analytical framework for mainstreaming adaptation to climate change within governance systems.

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Advancing resilience in cities, towns and villages through knowledge

This blog discusses a new UNFCCC report (February, 2018) that shares key findings on climate change adaptation in human settlements.

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Why climate change adaptation support tools have difficulties reaching local policy‐makers

This paper analyses how relevant regional and local policy makers find adaptation support tools the “Adaptation Wizard” and “Klimalotse”, and illustrates the necessity for a needs-based approach.

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Towards Gender-Responsive NAP Processes

Towards Gender-Responsive NAP Processes

This report presents an analysis of progress on integrating gender considerations in NAP processes.

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Vulnerability Assessment of Jamaica's Transport Sector

The assessment sheds light on priority regions and specific vulnerabilities in Jamaica's transport sector, and offers guidance on how to climate-proof future and current investments.

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E-learning course on DRR & CCA

This open, self-paced e-learning consists of four modules in the form of downloadable power point presentations. It is especially useful for those who are new to the fields of DRR and CCA.

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FRACTAL learning - Adaptation Inspiration Theme Module 6

Summary of FRACTAL learning theme on Adaptation Inspiration.

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Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research

The Tyndall Centre is a network of universities bringing together researchers from the social and natural sciences and engineering to develop sustainable responses to climate change. We work with l

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Key reports for the CC&E Network 2017-2018

These publications provide insights and learning on key topics in climate change mitigation, adaptation and sustainable development, and highlight areas for future research and policy development.

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An integrated response to climate change in the Indian Himalayan Region

This brief emphasizes the need to adopt an EbA approach in the Indian Himalayan Region (IHR) to enhance the climate resilience of communities dependent on natural resources.

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Assessing climate vulnerability and risk in the Indian Himalayan region

This science brief provides a general guidance on conducting a climate risk assessment in the Indian Himalayan Region.

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Namibia Climate Change Adaptation booklets

These two booklets, one in English and the other in Oshiwambo, look at the changing climate in Namibia, and at the measures being taken to adapt.

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Flood risk and Early Warning Systems in the Indian Himalayas

This science brief provides an example of an integrated adaptation response involving long term monitoring and an Early Warning System (EWS) in the Indian Himalayan Region.

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Mountain and Lowland Linkages

Mountain and lowland linkages: A Climate Change perspective in the Himalayas

This science brief highlights the linkages between upland and lowland areas with respect to specific themes in mountain ecosystems. 

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Building Urban Resilience to Climate Change: A Review of Madagascar

This report examines the institutional environment, urban management capacity, and financial resources and mechanisms available to address adaptation in Madagascar’s growing cities. 

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Building Urban Resilience to Climate Change: A Review of South Africa

This report examines the institutional environment, urban management capacity, and financial resources and mechanisms available to address adaptation in South Africa's cities. 

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FRACTAL Learning - Adaptation Inspiration Theme Module 4

FRACTAL Adaptation Inspiration Module 4: Tackling Water Insecurity in a Changing Climate in Lesotho

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FRACTAL Learning - Adaptation Inspiration Theme Module 3

Adaptation Inspiration Theme: Applying an Integrated Catchment Management System to Cape Town

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UN Adaptation Gap Report 2017

The report explores key opportunities and challenges associated with assessing progress on adaptation at the global level.

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Gender and adaptation planning in the agricultural sectors: the case of Uganda

This case study chronicles and offers lessons learned from Uganda’s experiences developing a gender-responsive National Adaptation Plan for the Agricultural Sector (NAP-Ag).

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