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Walker Institute

Walker Institute

The Walker Institute based at the University of Reading, is an interdisciplinary research institute supporting the development of climate resilient societies.

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University of California, Berkeley

The University of California, Berkeley (also referred to as Berkeley, UC Berkeley, and Cal) is a public research university locat

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Climate Change & Development Authority (CCDA)

Papua New Guinea’s Climate Change and Development Authority shapes and implements the Government’s Climate Change (Management) Act.

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Echnoserve Consulting PLC

Echnoserve Consulting PLC is a local sustainable development, environmental and energy consulting firm with over seven years of experience working in climate change issues including Vulnerability a

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The Higher Ground Foundation

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Climate Finance

This theme focuses on how to ensure that climate finance serves to achieve meaningful, long-term change in economic and social development trajectories, particularly for developing countries.

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Adaptation in the Congo Basin

Background

In the face of climate change, two main types of strategies — mitigation and adaptation — have emerged and are now widely recognized. Mitigation aims to reduce the sources or...

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Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change in the Semi-Arid Regions of India

ASSAR is a research project that seeks to understand the factors that have prevented climate change adaptation from being more widespread and successful. This article features ASSAR's work in India.

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Business strategies on Adaptation to Climate Change

Figure from report: Framework - A Path to Elaborate Business Agendas for Adaption to Climate Change

Introduction

The Business for Climate Platform (EPC) is one of...

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Targeting Zero Zero - Achieving zero extreme poverty on the path to zero net emissions

Executive summary

The eradication of extreme poverty is, perhaps, the minimum ethical floor for global development efforts. Progress over the past two decades has reduced extreme poverty...

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Spekboom Carbon Sequestration and Rehabilitation Project

In the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa, Subtropical Thicket has faced severe pressure from agriculture. Originally spekboom-dominated thicket covered approximately 1 200 000 ha of which 550 000 ha (46%) is heavily degraded, 450 000 ha (37%) is moderately degraded, and only about 200 000 ha (17%) is intact.

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Global Landscapes Forum

Jujuy province, Argentina. Photo credit: C.E. Manchego

Global Landscapes Forum Multifunctional landscapes and land uses are at the heart of the intertwined challenges...
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Learning Through Collaboration

Learning through Collaboration

The CIRCLE-2 partners consider transfer of the knowledge generated by adaptation research investments in Europe to be potentially useful for developing countries, which are more vulnerable to climate change and its impacts than most European countries. 

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Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment

The Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment was established by the London School of Economics and Political Science in 2008 to create a world-leading centre for policy-rel

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Climate Change and Health A Tool to Estimate Health and Adaptation Costs

The WHO Regional Office for Europe prepared this economic analysis tool to support health adaptation planning in European Member States. It is based on a review of the science. It is...

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Marginal Abatement Cost Curves

This paper explains different approaches to using Marginal Abatement Cost (MAC) curves as a mitigation decision tool. It also demonstrates appropriate interpretation of MAC curves through...

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Equitable Access to Sustainable Development

Introduction

The effectiveness and stability of any agreement, especially as a basis for cooperation, largely depends on the perception of its fairness by the agreeing parties. It is for...

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Linking models

Introduction

Policy makers and researchers in the MAPS (Mitigation Action Plans and Scenarios Programme) countries, namely Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Peru and South Africa are interested in...

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Krabi holistic approach to vulnerability and adaptation assessment

Abstract

Climate change vulnerability and adaptation planning can be taken into consideration across many sectors and at different levels and scales. Different scales of planning have...

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Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa

The Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, FP (FFCUL) is a Public Foundation under Private Law, a non-profit organization, endowed with legal personality.

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CDKN Climate and Development Research Review

A report prepared by TERI, and supported by the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN), highlights key trends in a body of research on the links between climate change and development.

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Synergies between Adaptation and Mitigation

Exploring the co-benefits of adaptation and mitigation.

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EcoAdapt

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Long-range Energy Alternatives Planning (LEAP)

LEAP (Long-range Energy Alternatives Planning) is a powerful, versatile software system for integrated energy planning and greenhouse gas (GHG) mitigation assessment. It is used by...

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