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Afghanistan: Climate Change Science Perspectives

Released by UN Environment and Afghanistan’s National Environmental Protection Agency this publication describes the country’s most up-to-date and detailed climate change (August 2017).

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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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CARIAA

The Collaborative Adaptation Research Initiative in Africa and Asia (CARIAA) aims to build the resilience of vulnerable populations and their livelihoods in three climate change hot spots.

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Perceptions of Climate Change in Indonesia

The Climate Asia project

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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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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Costs and benefits of adaptation

Executive Summary

Many national and local economies are already vulnerable to climate events, in the form of floods, droughts, heat waves, and tropical storms. Global warming, which could...

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ATK Assessing Climate Change Perceptions

This activity assesses communities’ perceptions of climate change and identifies the influential factors as well as its related current and future consequences.

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Zimbabwe climate analysis

Climate feature

Key messages

Source

Past climate variability

High variability, frequent drought years and flood events

Historical rainfall records (CRU...

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IPCC FAQ 6.1

This material is extracted from the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) section of the Fourth Assessment Report of the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Working Group 1 (see full reference...
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Climate Analysis- Tanzania

The graphics show observed rainfall (monthly totals) and maximum temperature (monthly mean) for selected stations between 1979 and 2000. The blue envelope represents the...

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Historical climate analysis - Kenya

Minimum Temperature for Kericho, Kenya

Background

As part of the DFID project on Economic Impacts of Climate Change in Kenya, an analysis of the historic trends in...

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IMPACT2C

Image source: Fred Hattermann / PIK

Political discussions on the European goal to limit global warming to 2°C demands that discussions are informed by the best...

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The Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre

The Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre coordinates the Caribbean region’s response to climate change.

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Sri Lanka Climate Projections

Climate change projections

 The temperature projection for Asia is for warming to accelerate. The rate of warming in the South Asia is projected to be significantly faster than that seen in the...

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Economics adaptation East Africa

“The cruel irony of climate change is that the countries least responsible for it will be worst affected. Greater variations of rainfall, combined with rising sea levels, will lead to...

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Training of Trainers Workshop on Climate Change Science - Summary of Proceedings

Session 1: Setting the Stage and Exploration

This is a workshop report from Training of Trainers workshop on Climate Analysis held in April 2008 to support the technical assistance teams...

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Short course training: Identification of key questions for the CCE based on V-E exercise

Note: The Climate Change Explorer (CCE) has now been superceded by the CSAG Climate Information Portal (CIP). The principles are the same and CIP builds on extensive user feedback from use of...

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Policy briefing on Climate Change in Sri Lanka

Policy briefing on Climate Change in Sri Lanka

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Kenya

Current Climate and Hazards

Kenya has a dipole rainy season in which the long rains are generally from March to May as the ITCZ moves northwards, and the short rains are typically from...

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Climate Change: Humanitarian Consequences

Report

The objective was to synthesize the wealth of climate information specifically linked to consequences across the globe that requires the attention of the humanitarian community....

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Biodiverse Agriculture for a Changing Climate

Climate change will bring enormous and unpredictable changes to agriculture which will affect global food supplies and disproportionately impact on the poor. Emissions of greenhouse gases...

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