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African Climate Risks Conference 2019

African Climate Risks Conference 2019 - Conference Report

Future Climate for Africaorganised the first African Climate Risks Conferenceon 7-9 October, 2019 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. This report provides an overview of discussions during the conference.

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Adaptation without borders

Governing borderless climate risks

This article looks at the paradoxes, challenges and opportunities in trying to govern often borderless climate risks through national or local adaptation policy.

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Global index of exposure to transnational climate impacts

Quantifying transnational climate impact exposure

This research develops a global index of exposure to transnational climate impacts.

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RegionsAdapt 2018 Report: Multi-level Governance in Climate Change Adaptation

The RegionsAdapt 2018 Report gathers the physical and socio-economic climate risks that 42 regions around the world face and their best adaptation practices to address these challenges.

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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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Bringing rights into resilience: revealing complexities of climate risks and social conflict

This paper takes a rights-based approach to understand how cultural, political and social norms and practices influence resilience.

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From climate risk to climate resilience: How Zambian smallholders are using local knowledge and climate data to adapt their cropping strategies

This case study considers how climate farmer field schools were established in Northern Zambia to make climate resilience an on-the-ground reality for smallholder farmers.

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FRACTAL Learning - Adaptation Inspiration Theme Module 5

Adaptation Inspiration Theme: Building Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) in the City of Lusaka, Zambia

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Climate Risk and Vulnerability: A Handbook for Southern Africa (2nd Edition)

An updated version of the popular handbook outlining projected climate change, sectoral impacts and responses (adaptation, disaster risk reduction, and accessing climate finance) in southern Africa

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Framing innovations for climate resilience for farmers in the Sahel

This paper examines innovative approaches that have been adopted in four BRACED projects to build resilience to current and future climate risks.

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The utility of weather and climate information for adaptation decision-making

This paper outlines currently available climate information and presents examples from Africa and India to highlight successes and barriers to the use and uptake of information in decision making.

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Climate resilience in cities

Building climate resilience in cities

This CDKN Essential summarises learning from CDKN work in cities in Africa, Asia, and Latin America and the Caribbean in mainstreaming climate compatible development in cities.

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Trioss

Trioss is a business with global reach that supports people, organisations and systems facing complex long-term risks; climate change, resource availability or changes in social dynamics. It brings

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Barriers and enablers to climate adaptation

How are people responding to and planning for multiple risks, and how do these responses vary among social groups?

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Disasters and national economic resilience

This paper aims to provide an analysis of economic resilience at the national level, presenting broad changes in resilience to climate extremes over a 42 year period.

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Emerging Evidence on Climate Change and Health in Africa

This report presents evidence on the effects of climate change on the health sector in Africa, including threats to health and development investments, and opportunities to achieve health targets.

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Presentations from the 1st Annual International Technical Workshop on Climate Risk

This article provides presentations made during a workshop on climate risk, which focused on "Facing the Challenges of Global Climate Regulation, Compliance and Innovation."

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The Transnational Climate Impacts Index: Methodology Report

This paper introduces a new framework for examining climate change impacts and adaptation needs from an international perspective.

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Swinburne University of Technology

Swinburne is a world-ranked university leading the way in innovation, industry engagement and social inclusion.

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UK business opportunities in a changing climate

Climate change is presenting UK businesses with opportunities as well as risks, according to this report commissioned by the Environment Agency and produced by Acclimatise.

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The Food Insecurity and Climate Change Vulnerability Index

The Food Insecurity and Climate Change Vulnerability Index offers a window on our global future up to the 2080s, looking at how climate change may affect future vulnerability to food insecurity.

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ASSAR

This 5-year research project seeks to better understand barriers and enablers to widespread transformative adaptation to advance adaptive livelihoods for vulnerable groups

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Climate Policy Initiative

Climate Policy Initiative (CPI) works to improve the most important energy and land use policies around the world, with a particular focus on finance.

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Accessing and Using Climate Data and Information in Fragile, Data-Poor States

This report provides peacebuilding practitioners with guidance for accessing and using climate data and information in fragile contexts.

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