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Framework for needs-informed research

This paper presents a framework for needs-informed research aimed at understanding the climate processes driving the African climate system's natural variability and response to global change.

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Building capacity for risk management in a changing climate

Building capacity for risk management in a changing climate

This Raising Risk Awareness (RRA) project analyses the role of climate change in affecting the hydrological regimes of Kenya, Ethiopia, India and Bangladesh. 

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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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How to understand and interpret global climate model results

Guide targeted at decision-makers to enable them to interpret the various plots, graphs and maps that are used to present global climate model projections.

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Future Climate Projections for Malawi

This brief provides an overview of future climate change in Malawi, using results from the latest available climate model simulations based on 34 global climate models (CMIP-5) used by the IPCC.

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Future Climate Projections for Tanzania

This brief provides an overview of future climate change in Tanzania, using results from the latest available climate model simulations based on 34 global climate models (CMIP-5) used by the IPCC.

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IMPALA: Improving Model Processes For African Climate

The project aims to improve the ability of climate models to capture African climate systems, and thereby better enable decision-makers in Africa to use climate information.

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Jinsha River Basin: Integrated Water Resources and Risk Management

This Sino-Swiss project aims to improve integrated water resources management, build capacity for climate change adaptation, and thereby enhance socio-economic development in the Jinsha River Basin.

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Helping decision-makers make sense of climate information

This Future Climate For Africa report presents an overview of climate trends across regions of Africa & a series of climate factsheets that are tailored for specific sub-regions and countries.

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Interdisciplinary Climate Research Centre Cotton College

The overarching goals of ICRC are to understand the causes and consequences of climate change, improve predictive models to project future climate conditions, and inform on-going state, national an

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FCFA - Uncertainty reduction in models for understanding development applications

The UMFULA project (meaning ‘river’ in Zulu) aims to support decision-making through providing new and more reliable information about climate processes and extremes in Central and Southern Africa.

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Capacity-building on Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation for District and National Environmental Officers of Bhutan

Read about when SEI conducted a customised 5-day interactive workshop on climate change adaptation and mitigation in Bangkok for staff of Bhutan’s National Environmental Commission.

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FCFA Pilot: Mozambique

Introduction

As a precursor to the Future Climate for Africa (FCFA) research activities, CDKN, on behalf of DFID commissioned a series of case study activities with the purposes of...

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Adaptive Governance in Mountains (MOUNTAIN EVO)

This project is about how to govern mountatin ecosystems for poverty alleviation enabled by environmental virtual observatories.

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Impacts on food security in Honduras

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In 2011, the Government of Honduras asked IFAD (www.ifad.org) to prepare a project proposal aimed at increasing the climate resilience of agricultural production chains, protecting...

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CIP Climate Graph Development

This month marks the launch of the new Climate Information Platform (CIP). In many ways the new platform has been a clean sheet redesign of many aspects of the old portal.  One of the key...

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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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Regional climate change messages

This article provides guidance on how to build a message about changes in the regional climate (rather than the global climate).

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IPCC FAQ 9.2

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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IPCC FAQ 8.1

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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IPCC FAQ 3.1

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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Introduction to climate modelling

Climate Modelling

Basically, climate modelling involves converting theories of atmospheric physics, solar radiation, phase state physics, etc. into mathematical formulas that can be solved by a...

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Climate model uncertainty

Introduction

These notes have been collated from presentations given by Bruce Hewitson, Mark Tadross and David Stainforth, some of which can be found at the end of this page, and notes...

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California Climate Data Guidance

Guidance on how to use the California climate data layer for Google Earth.

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