All articles for the topic: climate change resilience

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Hong Kong’s July heatwaves highlight the city’s lack of holistic climate governance

The global heatwaves in July greatly affected Hong Kong. This is not a new issue the government has focused on it being a problem of heatstroke among workers, without directly addressing the root cause of climate change at a higher level.

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Resilience: The Global Adaptation Podcast

Resilience Podcast

Resilience is a podcast from UNEP's GAN that brings you inspiring stories from people all over the world who are adapting to climate change in practical, creative, and innovative ways. Listen to the podcasts here! 

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Adaptation Gap Report 2020

The fifth edition of the UNEP Adaptation Gap Report looks at progress in planning for, financing, and implementing adaptation – with a focus on nature-based solutions. Includes videos!

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Why context matters in ecosystem resilience: Five insights from India and Guatemala

What insights can we learn from Guatemala and India on community-led adaptation to create resilient ecosystems? Learn more in this article summarizing a policy paper by the Climate-SDG Integration project.

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Mountain forests management and well-being in the Andes

The article analyzes how the actions promoted by the Andean Forests Program contributed to the well-being and resilience of the population in its intervention sites.

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Flood resilience in the Greater Dakar Region

Floods deepen the vulnerability of communities that are already exposed to climate hazards in the Greater Dakar region in Senegal. Read the report to find out more. 

 

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Improving the resilience of UK coastal communities

This article sheds light on the usage of resilience as a quantitative, evidence based framework for management of climatic hazards in coastal areas of the United Kingdom.

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University of the Philippines Resilience Institute

UP Resilience Institute is a proactive hub to empower Philippine communities with benchmark information vital for effective Climate Change Adaptation & Disaster Risk Reduction (CCA-DRR).

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Co-producing climate information for Windhoek decision making

This working paper provides an overview of a project that sought to co-produce, communicate and share climate change information to improve decision-making processes for adaptation in Windhoek, Namibia.

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Inclusive Resilience Outlook

This background document focuses on how to build inclusive resilience in the Asia-Pacific region – that is, resilience-building processes and practices that work for everyone. 

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Low Carbon Resilience: Best Practices For Professionals

This project focused on the key role professionals play as change agents in climate action, and what is needed for all sectors to advance uptake of low carbon reslience based practices. 

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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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Climate Justice Resilience Fund

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Safeguarding NDC Implementation: Building resilience into energy systems

This short brief aims to enhance awareness and highlight the importance of integrating weather and climate-related risk into the planning stages of energy infrastructure development.

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What is equitable resilience?

This paper reveals four themes essential in understanding equitable resilience in practice: subjectivities, inclusion, cross-scale interactions, and transformation.

 

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Adaptive Capacity: An Introduction

This article introduces the concept of adaptative capacity, including definitions. It provides some case examples to illustrate the concept and links to further reading and resources.

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Resilience: An Introduction

This article provides a brief overview of and introduction to the concept of resilience, and links to further reading and examples.

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Urban resilience and everyday risk

African cities face unique challenges and climate change threats. This paper analyzes how resiliency can be made applicable to urban African contexts.

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Climate-Resilient Water Management: An operational framework from South Asia

The paper presents a conceptual framework for Climate-Resilient Water Management (CRWM) and provides examples of CRWM interventions developed and deployed by the ACT programme across SE Asia.

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Safeguarding livelihoods and promoting resilience through National Adaptation Plans– Case study: Kenya

This country case study on Kenya is one in a series that describes the steps taken to formulate and implement National Adaptation Plans (NAPs).

 

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Safeguarding livelihoods and promoting resilience through National Adaptation Plans in Uruguay

This country case study on Uruguay is one in a series that describes the steps taken to formulate and implement National Adaptation Plans (NAPs).

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Resilience Scan: July-September 2017

This Resilience Scan summarises writing and debates in the field of resilience during the third quarter of 2017.

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BRACED Resilience Exchange

The Resilience Exchange is a flagship report exploring what the Building resilience and adaptation to climate extremes and disasters programme (BRACED) programme has learned after two years. 

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Sniffer

Sniffer is a registered charity delivering knowledge-based solutions to resilience and sustainability issues in Scotland.

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