All articles for the topic: climate change impacts

Maldives, a small island developing state.

Mental health and climate change in small island developing states

This paper reviews research about mental health and wellbeing under climate change in small island developing states (SIDS).

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African women gathered for a meeting.

Pamoja voices climate-resilience planning toolkit for rural communities

This toolkit, developed by IIED, Bawakimo, Hakikazi Catalyst and the Pastoralist Women’s Council in Northern Tanzania supports inclusive climate-resilient planning for rural communities.

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Community members discuss actions to address the growing waste problem in their area

Community-Based Waste Recycling System in Siargao Island

The people of Del Carmen developed a project that will establish a solid waste management system to strengthen community climate resilience.

 

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Mountains in Nepal

Adaptation action and research in glaciated mountain systems: Are they enough to meet the challenge of climate change?

This paper evaluates adaptation action and research in light of the challenge posed by climate change in glaciated mountain systems. 

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Mountains in Nepal

IPCC Special Report on Ocean and Cryosphere - High Mountain Areas

This IPCC chapter assesses new evidence on recent and projected changes in the mountain cryosphere as well as associated impacts, risks and adaptation measures related to natural and human systems.

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Building in Italy with trees and plants on balconies

Foresight for policy & decision-makers

This report explores the potential role of foresight in integrating DRR and CCA through an analysis of 20 of the most common foresight methods.

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Women pick tea leaves in Malawi in 2016

Malawi heatwaves threaten tea yields and livelihoods

The recent heatwave in Malawi has led to consecutive days with very high temperatures. This is exactly the scenario that tea growers fear. The CI4Tea project aims to support tea farmers to adapt.

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Rice production in Vietnam affects the food security of many – all over the world. Photo: Unsplash / Siamak Djamei

Watch the adaptation blind spot

We know Asia’s least developed countries are highly vulnerable to the direct impacts of climate change, but they also face threats from indirect impacts, which are only now starting to be grasped.

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Rural Nepal

Seeing beyond climate impacts in rural Nepal

This paper considers a reframing of adaptation research towards the dynamics of household reproduction and changing rural political economies in order to reveal the challenges rural populations face.

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the green book: climate change and urbanisation in south africa

The Green Book: Adapting South African settlements to climate change

The Green Book is an online planning support tool that provides quantitative evidence on the likely impacts that climate change and urbanisation will have on South Africa’s cities and towns.

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The Economic Cost of Climate Change in Europe: Synthesis Report on State of Knowledge and Key Research Gaps

Synthesis Report on State of Knowledge and Key Research Gaps

This report reviews current knowledge and knowledge gaps on the economic costs of climate change in Europe, including the costs of inaction and socio-economic tipping points.

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Figure 1: Map of all ASSAR study countries.

Determining what global warming of 1.5°C and higher means

This article describes ASSAR's method for what global warming of 1.5°C and higher means for the semi-arid regions of Botswana, Namibia, Ghana, Mali, Kenya and Ethiopia.

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Global warming of 1.5°C and higher brings profound challenges to semi-arid regions

This page collects together key messages and outputs from the ASSAR project relevant to global warming of 1.5°C and higher.

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coacch plants

CO-designing the Assessment of Climate CHange costs (COACCH)

The COACCH project will produce improved downscaled assessment of the risks and costs of climate change in Europe that can be accessed directly by research, business and policy makers.

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regional climate adaptation urban heat islands southern california

RegionsAdapt 2018 Report: Multi-level Governance in Climate Change Adaptation

The RegionsAdapt 2018 Report gathers the physical and socio-economic climate risks that 42 regions around the world face and their best adaptation practices to address these challenges.

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What global warming of 1.5°C and higher means for Ethiopia.

Implications of 1.5°C for Ethiopia

This infographic illustrates the impacts of different levels of global warming on the local climate extremes and the vulnerable sectors of Ethiopia.

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What global warming of 1.5°C and higher means for Ghana

Implications of 1.5°C+ for Ghana

This infographic illustrates the impacts of different levels of global warming for the local climate extremes and the vulnerable sectors of Ghana. 

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implications of 1.5 for namibia

Implications of 1.5°C+ in Namibia

This infographic illustrates the potential impacts of global warming of 1.5°C and above on the local climate extremes and vulnerable sectors of Namibia. 

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What global warming of 1.5°C and higher means for Kenya.

Implications of 1.5°C+ for Kenya

This infographic illustrates the increasing impacts global warming of 1.5°C (and each further 0.5°C interval thereafter) will have on local climate extemes and vulnerable sectors in Kenya.

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What global warming of 1.5°C and higher means for Mali

Implications of 1.5°C+ for Mali

This infographic illustrates the impacts global warming of 1.5°C, and above, will have on the local climate extremes and the vulnerable sectors of Mali. 

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What global warming of 1.5°C and higher means for Botswana

Implications of 1.5°C+ in Botswana

This infographic provides insight into the impacts 1.5°C and higher of global warming will have on local climate extremes and the vulnerable sectors of Botswana. 

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Gender in India

The gendered challenges of food security

This article provides key findings from ASSAR study sites in the semi-arid regions of Africa and India, where gender was found to have a large role in how food security is affected.

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Girls and boys take part in a climate change adaptation project activity in Thailand

Understanding climate change vulnerability and adaptation among young women and girls

A study of young women and girls' climate change vulnerability, impact and adaptation among ethnic minority communities in Chiang Rai and Chiang Mai, Thailand. 

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Amazon, credit CIAT - Neil Palmer

The IPCC’s 1.5°C Report – What are the implications for development choices in Latin America?

Blog: Maria Jose Pacha says that the IPCC's 1.5C Report implies far more integrated public policy-making in Latin America that takes account of food, energy, water and climate securities at once.

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