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Las Vegas adaptation policies at a glance

This case study provides a short insight into climate issues faced by the city of Las Vegas and its region and the adaptation policies,plans and action to tackle them.

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Climate Change Scenario Primer

This interactive primer explains what climate change scenarios are and how they are connected to socioeconomics, energy and land use, emissions, climate change and climate impacts.

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10 things IPCC scenarios

This article looks at the meaning and purpose of scenarios in the current IPCC Framework and provides answers to 10 of the most frequently asked questions, written in an accessible style.

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Global exposure and vulnerability

This paper aims to support understanding of the interplay between multiple climate change risks and socioeconomic development through investigating exposure to multi-sector climate impacts.

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Spotlight on Transformative Scenario Planning

This Spotlight highlights the successes and challenges of a series of Transformative Scenario Planning workshops held by ASSAR in five countries.

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Food security and climate change assessment: Sudan

This assessment, published jointly by WFP and the UK Met Office, outlines how climate risks impact household food security and livelihoods in Sudan.

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FCFA Pilot: Malawi

Summary

There is growing interest about how climate information can be used to better inform decision-making across a range of sectors and socio-political and environmental settings. To...

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Climate analysis for local communities and decision-makers

Climate analysis for local communities and decision-makers in Central Lombok

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Adaptación en el Golfo de Fonseca

The Gulf of Fonseca is an important set of terrestrial and coastal marine ecosystems shared by three countries: El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua. The Gulf is in the process of being declared a Biosphere Reserve by environmental and natural value.

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Impact on Pastures Kyrgyzstan

Map shows levels of vulnerability to climate change in Kyrgyzstan

Summary

The Kyrgyz government with the support of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has designed a...

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Costs of sea-level rise in Egypt

A boy riding a horse in front of the Great Pyramids of Giza Image: Marko Djurica

Executive Summary

This report presents the integrated case study for Egypt carried...

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Impacts of sea-level rise in Africa

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Impacts of sea-level rise in Nigeria

Nigeria’s coast is 850km long and comprises (from west to east) a barrier-lagoon...

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Impacts of sea-level rise in Africa

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Impact of sea level rise in Morocco

Morocco’s 3,500km coast crosses temperate, semi-arid and desert climatic zones...

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Impacts of sea-level rise in Africa

Kenya: impacts of sea-level rise are likely to be felt beyond the coastal and national boundaries.

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Impacts of sea-level rise in Africa

The coast in Tanga, Tanzania. Image: ©steppestravel.co.uk

Impacts of sea-level rise in Tanzania

Tanzania has a coastline of 3,461km and consists of mangrove forests...

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Impacts of sea-level rise in Africa

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Impacts of sea-level rise in Seychelles

The Seychelles consist of over 100 islands of granitic and coralline origin with...

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Impacts of sea-level rise in Africa

Coast of Senegal, south of Saint-Louis. Image: ©panoramio.com

Impacts of sea-level rise in Senegal

Senegal has a coast of 2,065km comprising sandy, deltaic (the...

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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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ACCC: Water

This Adapting to Climate Change in China research policy project shows how the latest climate modelling can be linked with impact assessment and decision-making across the water sector.

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ClimateCost- TPBN 1

Key Messages Analysis of the future impacts and economic costs of climate change requires climate models. These models require inputs of future greenhouse gas emissions, based on modelled...
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ClimateCost- TPBN 7

Key Messages Extreme outcomes refer to near-catastrophic events and processes that would push the climate system into undesirable states. While highly uncertain, major discontinuities of this...
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ClimateCost- TPBN 6

Key Messages Mitigation policy has a beneficial effect in reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, because it introduces cleaner fuels and improves energy efficiency. These mitigation measures...
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ClimateCost- TPBN 5

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ClimateCost- TPBN 3

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