All articles for the topic: climate change impacts

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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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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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Climate impacts on agriculture and tourism: The Caribbean

An analysis of 10 years of climate change research in the Caribbean found that sectors that are vital to regional economic development are vulnerable to climate change and its impacts.

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The heavy precipitation event in Chennai, India, 2015

The paper assesses whether an extreme rainfall event in Chennai could in part be attributed to human emissions of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere and related climate change.

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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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From Impacts to Adaptation: Canada in a Changing Climate

From Impacts to Adaptation: Canada in a Changing Climate 2008 reflects the advances made in understanding Canada’s vulnerability to climate change during the past decade.

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Jinsha River Basin: Integrated Water Resources and Risk Management

This Sino-Swiss project aims to improve integrated water resources management, build capacity for climate change adaptation, and thereby enhance socio-economic development in the Jinsha River Basin.

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Assessing current and future climate threats

This case study explains how the University of St Andrews completed a climate impact assessment workshop with staff and senior managers from the Estates department.

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RAMSES adaptation in cities project

The RAMSES project is delivering quantified evidence of the impacts of climate change and the costs and benefits of a wide range of adaptation measures, focusing on cities.

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Arctic Resilience Report 2016

This report is the culmination of a 5-year effort to better understand Arctic change, including critical tipping points, factors that support resilience and choices that strengthen adaptive capacity

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Transnational climate change impacts: An entry point to enhanced global cooperation on adaptation?

This brief explains how SEI developed indicators of transnational climate change impacts and discusses some of the implications for national adaptation planning and global cooperation on adaptation.

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How is climate change affecting Bangalore?

Drawing on information gathered during the RDS our India team explores the effects of climate change on Bangalore in this exciting video.

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HazardSupport: Risk-based decision support for adaptation to future natural hazards

Hazard Support aims to develop new methods for decision-makers and climate experts to tailor information about the impacts of climate change on natural hazards for adaptation decisions.

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The Transnational Climate Impacts Index: Methodology Report

This paper introduces a new framework for examining climate change impacts and adaptation needs from an international perspective.

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Climate Change and Mining

The growing number of extreme weather events has led to increasing awareness in the extractives industries of the negative impacts of climate change. This report looks into the links between both.

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Opportunities for climate compatible coastal tourism – Lessons from Belize

In Belize, growth in the tourism sector is often accompanied by habitat degradation that directly threatens the resources upon which the industry depends.

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Migration, development and climate change in North Africa

This paper looks at the current state of migration in Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia, the risks, opportunities and strategies migration offers, and its nexus with development and climate change.

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Climate Change Impacts on Ecosystem Services and Food Security in Eastern Africa (CHIESA)

The Climate Change Impacts on Ecosystem Services and Food Security program focused on increasing knowledge on climate change impacts and adaptation strategies in 3 highland ecosystems in East Africa

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Estonian Climate Adaptation Strategy for Infrastructure and Energy

The Estonian Climate Adaptation Strategy for Infrastructure and Energy project aims to supplement knowledge gaps on climate change impacts, adaptation needs and options.

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Adaptation measures for especially maize are urgently needed in Africa to curb future negative climate impacts.

Climate impacts on crops

A new Working Paper by the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) provides climate projections for crops in Africa.

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Revised Guide to INDCs

CDKN and Ricardo-AEA have revised their popular Guide to INDCs, which helps countries to prepare their Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) for the UNFCCC.

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COMPENDIUM OF LESSONS LEARNED FROM ARCC CLIMATE CHANGE VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENTS

Introduction

Before considering how to adapt to climate change, it is first necessary to understand the extent to which natural and human systems will be affected by various change...

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PARA-Agua - Chira-Piura

The project Partnering for Adaptation and Resilience (PARA-Agua) or "For Water" recognizes that climate change is negatively impacting water resources, agriculture and ecosystems in the LAC region

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