All articles for the topic: climate change impacts

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Operationalizing Finance for Loss and Damage: from Principles to Modalities

Explore this report providing information for crucial negotiations and discussions on loss and damage finance by exploring different options for how it can be operationalized.

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Earth Refuge

Earth Refuge is the planet’s first legal think tank dedicated to climate migrants. Earth Refuge was launched in December 2020 by two law graduates who were in disbelief at the lack of legal protect

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Oblique view of the GLOF hazard map for the Chucchún catchment and the city of Carhuaz, Cordillera Blanca, Peru (cf. Schneider et al. 2014). Background: GoogleEarthTM.

Assessment of Glacier and Permafrost Hazards in Mountain Regions

This technical guidance document provides a structured and comprehensive approach to hazard assessment underpinned by latest scientific understanding. It has been produced as a resource for international and national agencies, responsible authorities and private companies. 

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Climate Change Effects on Tree Regeneration

The focus of this bulletin is the implications of climate change for the regeneration of trees and stands, including planting and natural regeneration.

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Webinar: Overview of IPCC WGII findings and a Call to Action

In this webinar from the AAC and WRI, learn more about the IPCC WGII Sixth Assessment Report and a related call to action. This is followed up with two technical sessions on Water & Infrastructure and Health & Locally Led Action.

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Webinar: Turning IPCC Science to Action - Joint Session on Water & Infrastructure

Watch several experts explain how to turn the IPCC's science into action in this session on water and infrastructure conducted by the AAC and WRI.

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Fact Sheet: The IPCC's Sixth Assessment Report and Central Africa

Discover what the IPCC AR6 says about how Central Africa will be impacted by climate change and its options and potential for adaptation. 

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Fact Sheet: What the IPCC's Sixth Assessment Report means for Southern Africa

This factsheet summarises what the IPCC AR6 says about how Southern Africa will be impacted by climate change and its options and potential for adaptation. 

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The IPCC's 6th Assessment Report: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability - Summary for Policymakers

Explore the key findings and further resources from Working Group II's contribution to the IPCC's sixth climate report. 

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Mountain Adaptation Outlook Series: Synthesis Report

This 2018 synthesis report explores existing adaptation policies in main global mountain regions, and identifies gaps - as well as opportunities - to integrate mountain-specific adaptation measures into key sectoral, national and regional development strategies and policies.

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Near-term warming and our chances of staying within 1.5°C of global warming

Depending on how the climate system responds, greenhouse gas emissions could still cause more - or less - warming than the best estimates from the latest climate models.  

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The IPCC’s Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate: What’s in it for Africa?

This publication offers a guide to the IPCC’s Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate, prepared for decision-makers in Africa by the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN), Overseas Development Institute (ODI) and SouthSouthNorth (SSN). This is not an official IPCC publication.

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The IPCC’s Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate: What’s in it for Latin America?

This publication offers a guide to the IPCC’s Special Report on Climate Change and the Ocean and Cryosphere, prepared for decision-makers in Latin America by the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN), Overseas Development Institute (ODI), Fundacion Futuro Latinoamericano and SouthSouthNorth (SSN). This is not an official IPCC publication.

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Protocolo para el monitoreo de fenología y polinización en cumbres

Esta publicación presenta un protocolo para el monitoreo de fenología y polinización en cumbres de la red GLORIA-Andes Venezuela.

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Vibrant Mountain Communities Regional Development in Mountains: Realizing Potentials, Tackling Disparities

This report draws on experiences from different mountain regions to shed light on three main levers for transformation in mountain areas: inclusive planning and decision-making, equitable access to quality public services, and collaborations to spark innovation.

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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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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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NI Adapts Planning Toolkit

NI Adapts aims to support organisations to undertake a 5-step methodological approach to ‘adaptation’ and build resilience to the potential negative impacts of climate change in Northern Ireland.
 
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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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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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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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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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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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