All articles for the topic: climate change policy

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Mainstreaming adaptation into Ghana's national development plans

Responding to flooding in Ghana ©UNDP in Ghana

Project description

SEI assisted Ghana’s Environmental Protection Authority and its climate change focal point to...

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Many Strong Voices (MSV)

A schoolgirl in Fiji. © Andrew Sheehy/Portraits of Resilience/MSV.

Project description

MSV is a collaborative programme with the goal of promoting the well-being,...

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LSE GRI

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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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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Economics of Climate Change in the Pacific

Introduction

Climate change has been identified as one of the critical challenges of this century for the Pacific region. The region’s vulnerability arises from its unique geography and...

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Perceptions of Climate Change in Vietnam

Perceptions of Climate Change in Vietnam

Climate Asia is the largest ever study of people’s experience of climate change in seven countries - Bangladesh, China, India, Indonesia, Nepal, Pakistan and Vietnam.

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Climate Asia

Perceptions of Climate Change in China

Climate Asia is the largest ever study of people’s experience of climate change in seven countries - Bangladesh, China, India, Indonesia, Nepal, Pakistan and Vietnam.

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Perceptions of Climate Change in India

Perceptions of Climate Change in India

Climate Asia is the largest ever study of people’s experience of climate change in seven countries - Bangladesh, China, India, Indonesia, Nepal, Pakistan and Vietnam.

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Is Nepal ready to receive the climate finance it requires?

The UNFCCC states that national responses to climate change should be guided by the principle of "common but differentiated responsibilities" between member countries based on their historical...

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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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Local Knowledge for Climate Change Adaptation in West Africa

This article aims to contribute to identifying, capitalizing and disseminating the best local knowledge to adapt to climate variability and climate change.

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Climate diplomacy Seeing the bigger picture

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This policy brief urges the leaders of Least Developed Countries (LDCs) – which are most vulnerable to climate change - to integrate climate messaging into foreign and...

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Economics of climate change adaptation at the local scale: the case of Durban, South Africa

Results for Durban's cost-benefit prioritisation under a particular socio-economic and climate future

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This paper describes the design and application of...

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Business Adaptation to Climate Change

This executive report is a short summary of the Network for Business Sustainability's systematic review on adaptation to climate change. This document summarises the key findings of the...

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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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City Development Strategy

Climate change is a relatively new area of concern at the city scale that has significant and far-reaching implications for the way we plan and influence the future trajectory of cities,...

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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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Climate Adaptation in the Boardroom

Abstract

Climate adaptation is recognised by many of the world’s largest businesses as a global risk and one that requires critical attention. The World Economic Forum’s 2013 Global Risks...

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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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ECR: Power

Executive summary

Climate change to the 2050s and beyond poses a number of threats and challenges for the energy sector. Although subject to uncertainty, mean winter precipitation is projected to...

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Two Degrees: The Built Environment and Our Changing Climate

Description

The Earth’s temperature has been rising. To limit catastrophic outcomes, the international scientific community has set a challenging goal of no more than two degrees Celsius (3...

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ACCC: User-friendly climate science

This report looks at communicating data for decision-making in China.

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The Economics of Climate Resilience

The Economics of Climate Resilience (ECR) has been commissioned by Defra and the Devolved Administrations (DAs) to inform the UK’s first National Adaptation Programme and the adaptation plans of...

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CIRCLE 2- Adaptation Inspiration Book

For the first time a large survey has been done to collect measures that have been taken to adapt to climate change in Europe. This study which focused on implemented measures only use the...

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