All articles for the topic: climate change adaptation

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Building a Climate-Resilient City: Transformational adaptation

This policy brief looks at how cities can approach transformational adaptation through the implementation of fundamentally different approaches to preparing for, and responding to, climate risks.

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Adaptation of Women to Climate Variability in Cameroon

In this paper, we examine the vulnerability and adaptability of women along the southern slopes of the Rumpi Hills forest, Ndian Division of Cameroon.

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Building a Climate-Resilient City: The built environment

This policy brief looks at ways cities can build resilience in the built environment through climate-robust design options.

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Building a Climate-Resilient City: Disaster preparedness and emergency management

This policy brief looks at disaster preparedness and emergency management measures that cities can use to build their resilience to climate change impacts.

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Resilience and Adaptation Planning: A step-by-step guide

This guide provides the practical tools needed to effectively engage with communities living in, and around, PAs regarding appropriate strategies to deal with the negative impacts of climate change.

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Key reports for the CC&E Network 2014-2016

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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Adaptation Gap Report 2016

This report focuses on finance, technology and knowledge gaps in climate change adaptation and ways to address them. It also explores the implications of failing to limit global carbon emissions.

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Lessons from semi-arid regions on how to adapt to climate change

This article explores how farmers in semi-arid regions are adapting to climate change and details three important components for preparing for, and adapting to, changing climates.

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Ouranos

Ouranos is a Canadian non-profit organization that engages in focused, applied science in support of sound decisions related to climate change and its impacts.

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Integrated Mountain Initiative

The Integrated Mountain Initiative (IMI) was founded with the objective of providing stakeholders from 12 mountain states and hill districts of the Indian Himalayan Region, a platform to come toget

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Pilot Programme for Integrated Adaptation Strategies in Grenada

This project supports the island state of Grenada by enhancing the resilience of parts of the population and ecosystems that are particularly vulnerable to the effects of climate change. 

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sNAPshot: Philippines’s Approach to Initiating Sector Integration of Adaptation Considerations

This sNAPshot looks at how the Philippines initiated sectoral integration of adaptation considerations, and how this compares with approaches that other countries are taking.

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sNAPshot: Grenada’s Approach to Initiating Sector Integration of Adaptation Considerations

This sNAPshot looks at how Grenada initiated sectoral integration of adaptation considerations, and how this compares with approaches that other countries are taking.

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sNAPshot: Jamaica’s Approach to Initiating Sector Integration of Adaptation Considerations

This policy brief looks at how Jamaica initiated sector integration of adaptation considerations in the NAP process.

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Building capacity through the UN CC:Learn platform

The UN CC: Learn platform, funded by the Swiss Government and UN partners, offers free climate change-relevant learning resources that are backed by the UN system.

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Gender, development and sustainability

Insights from research across SEI that has sought to narrow the gaps between knowledge, policy and practice on gender issues, and explore directions for the future.  

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Climate resilience cartoon for the Philippines

This cartoon was created for local farmers in the Visayas to illustrate the causes and impacts of climate change, and to communicate simple adaptation measures for local agricultural activities.

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Getting Started on Vertical Integration

This sNAPshot policy brief introduces the topic of vertical integration, the process of linking national and sub-national adaptation planning through the National Adaptation Plan (NAP) process.

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Using NDCs and NAPs to Advance Climate-Resilient Development

This article proposes a framework for mapping out the links between National Adaptation Plan (NAP) processes and Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs). 

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Evaluating Climate Change Action for Sustainable Development

This book documents emerging and innovative evaluation knowledge and practice for climate change and its links to sustainable development.

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M&E to enhance adaptation and reduce disaster risk

This PLACARD webinar examined some of the lessons learned from M&E emerging from CCA and DRR evaluation processes, and how we can ensure that learning can inform both practices.

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The role of foresight

Using foresight to reduce climate vulnerability

Foresight can be a valuable tool in both climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction, as well a useful method to integrate the two approaches.

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Canada's Marine Coasts in a Changing Climate

Canada's Marine Coasts in a Changing Climate assesses climate change sensitivity, risks and adaptation along Canada's marine coasts.

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Canada in a Changing Climate: Sector Perspectives on Impacts and Adaptation

This science assessment synthesizes over 1500 publications to provide an up-to-date picture of climate change impacts and adaptation across key Canadian sectors. 

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