All articles for the topic: climate change

Delhi temperature changes

Change in temperature 2046-2065

Average maximum temperatures in Delhi for mid-century are expected to increase in the range of 0.6-2°C and 2.2-4.2°C depending on the...

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Livelihoods

The sectoral and health impacts of climate change are expected to have negative effects on livelihoods in terms of employment, income and consumption (including food security), and result...

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Land degradation

UNDP, through its Community-Based Adaptation Programme (CBA), is assisting communities in Niger to respond to climate change and combat land degradation. The 5-year, programme is working to...

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Adaptation to climate change

Activities

The project aims to create necessary conditions to promote adaptation to climate change and climate variability in national policies, plans and also at the local community level which...

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Increasing resilience

Engagement of vulnerable communities in decision making processes on climate related adaptation strategies

Activities

By strengthening the capacity of vulnerable...

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ACCCA Nigeria

The Nigerian coast is one of the low lying lagoonal Western African coasts, which is likely to experience severe impacts from flooding as a result of rising sea levels and climate change. Nigeria also has low adaptive capacity due to its limited experience with adaptation techniques. Livelihoods are now recognized as a key element in people’s adaptive capacity and vulnerability to climate-related stresses. 

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Maradi Climate Projections

Change in precipitation for the period 2046-2065

Uncertainty over the driving forces of current W. African climate, such as the W. African monsoon, the role that land...

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Climate projections for Banjul

Change in rainfall for the period 2046-2065 from various climate models.

Uncertainty over the driving forces of current W. African climate, such as the W. African...

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Climate Services

This theme covers information and research for understanding and using climate data, communicating climate change and providing effective climate services.

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Adaptation to Sea-level Rise in Bengal Bay

The coastline of Bangladesh is particularly vulnerable to the sea level rise. The tropical cyclones, which strike the coastal areas periodically, create misery and loss of life, property...

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guatemala - climate adaptation.

Integrating Climate Adaptation into National Policy

The main lesson learned in the NCAP Guatemala project pertain to assessing the appropriate points of engagement for introducing climate change considerations into policy setting and...

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Nairobi Adaptation Economics

Adaptation economics workshop series in Kenya, Burundi and Rwanda

SEI has been working with the national governments of Kenya, Burundi and Rwanda, as well as regional...

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San Francisco Climate

Temperatures and precipitation projections until 2100 under A2 and B1 emissions scenarios from 3 climate models, showing a marked increase in temperature for all scenarios...

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WEAP & Google

The Sierra Nevada Mountains, California's "water tower" (Source: Chelys, 2009)

California's vulnerability to climate change is largely related to water supply. This...

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Video: Glacial retreat in Nepal

Imja Tsho in 2004 (Source: WWF Nepal Programme)

Overview of the problem

The New Scientist magazine carried the article “Flooded Out – Retreating glaciers spell...

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Strengthening Khulna City water sector

Description

Climate change and the resulting rise in sea level would affect water sector infrastructure, such as surface water supply and urban drainage systems. The climate resilience of...

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Adaptation Knowledge Platform for Asia

Strengthening linkages between adaptation and the sustainable development agenda whilst enhancing institutional and research capacity.

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SEI

Stockholm Environment Institute

weADAPT is developed and maintained by the Oxford Centre of the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI).

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