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Global Strategic Communications Council

Global Strategic Communications Council

The GSCC is an international, collaborative network of communications professionals in the fields of climate, energy and nature.

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Reflections on the IPCC AR6 Synthesis Report: adaptation, loss and damage

Join three SEI researchers, who have assumed various roles in past IPCC reports, as they reflect on the IPCC AR6 Synthesis Report’s critical messages on adaptation and loss and damage.

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International Cryosphere Climate Initiative

Formed in 2009 immediately after COP-15 in Copenhagen, ICCI is a network of senior policy experts and researchers working with governments and organizations to create, shape and implement initiativ

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State of the Cryosphere Report 2022

Discover the latest science on the Earth’s snow and ice regions in this report, reviewed and supported by over 60 leading cryosphere scientists. Learn about how a combination of melting polar ice sheets, vanishing glaciers, and thawing permafrost will have rapid, irreversible, and disastrous effects on the Earth’s population.

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Q&A: Francis X. Johnson on the IPCC Synthesis Report

Read this Q&A on the Synthesis Report of the IPCC Sixth Assessment Report – its significance, highlights and next steps, by Francis X. Johnson, SEI Senior Research Fellow and member of the Extended Writing Team.

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Conservation Forestry

This report highlights the many ways that conservation serves as a core principle of sustainable forest management in Canada, so that forests will remain healthy and resilient and continue to support and enrich the lives of Canadians for many generations. 

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IPCC WG1 Interactive Atlas

Explore observed and projected climate change information in this novel tool developed by the UN IPCC. Use the regional information component to generate global climate maps, and the regional synthesis tab to get qualitative information about changes in climatic impact-drivers.

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Pusan National University

Although the University started initially with just two faculties, the Faculty of Humanities and the Faculty of Fisheries, since then, it has grown into a major research level institution covering

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Manomet

Manomet uses science and collaboration to strengthen bird migration routes, coastal ecosystems, and working lands and seas across the Western Hemisphere.

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Climate Smart Land Network

The Climate Smart Land Network (CSLN) is an alliance of rural landowners and land managers that are working together to respond to the challenges posed by climate change.

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Principles for Co-Producing Climate Services: Practical Insights from FRACTAL

Explore principles for co-producing climate services based on FRACTAL project evidence and experiences through this working paper.

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A world without glaciers - How can scientists contribute to enhancing climate ambition, in Switzerland and beyond?

Watch a video of an event presenting the most recent IPCC findings (focussing on Working Group 1) and discussing how to raise the ambition level for achieving international climate goals in mountain and polar regions. 

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Fact Sheet: What the The IPCC's Sixth Assessment Report Means for West Africa

Learn about what the IPCC AR6 says about how West Africa will be impacted by climate change and its options and potential for adaptation. 

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Fact Sheet: The IPCC's Sixth Assessment Report and Central Africa

Discover what the IPCC AR6 says about how Central Africa will be impacted by climate change and its options and potential for adaptation. 

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Fact Sheet: What the IPCC's Sixth Assessment Report means for Southern Africa

This factsheet summarises what the IPCC AR6 says about how Southern Africa will be impacted by climate change and its options and potential for adaptation. 

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Is the New IPCC Report a Game Changer for Adaptation? SEI's Response to AR6

Read SEI's response to the IPCC AR6 WGII report exploring what's new, what's missing and whether it is a game changer for adaptation.

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The IPCC's 6th Assessment Report: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability - Summary for Policymakers

Explore the key findings and further resources from Working Group II's contribution to the IPCC's sixth climate report. 

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Climate Models: What They Show Us and How They Can Be Used in Planning

Explore this guide from the Future Climate For Africa programme which provides a primer on global climate models (GCMs) and how to use them in planning.

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FRACTAL Principles

Throughout the FRACTAL project, the team determined several lessons for research and society, particularly with regard to working towards inclusive, contextual, and proactive climate research and action. Engage with the principles that underpinned the climate resilience work in the project. 

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Climate Change: From Learning to Action

Explore this 6 module course, created by experts from WMO, UNFCCC Secretariat and UN Environment, which provides an introduction to climate change, its effects, and adaptation options through videos, activities, and quizzes.

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Near-term warming and our chances of staying within 1.5°C of global warming

Depending on how the climate system responds, greenhouse gas emissions could still cause more - or less - warming than the best estimates from the latest climate models.  

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The IPCC’s Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate: What’s in it for Latin America?

This publication offers a guide to the IPCC’s Special Report on Climate Change and the Ocean and Cryosphere, prepared for decision-makers in Latin America by the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN), Overseas Development Institute (ODI), Fundacion Futuro Latinoamericano and SouthSouthNorth (SSN). This is not an official IPCC publication.

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The IPCC’s Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate: What’s in it for Africa?

This publication offers a guide to the IPCC’s Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate, prepared for decision-makers in Africa by the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN), Overseas Development Institute (ODI) and SouthSouthNorth (SSN). This is not an official IPCC publication.

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The IPCC’s Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate: What’s in it for South Asia?

This publication offers a guide to the IPCC’s Special Report on Climate Change and the Ocean and Cryosphere, prepared for decision-makers in South Asia by the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN), Overseas Development Institute (ODI), ICLEI-South Asia and SouthSouthNorth (SSN). This is not an official IPCC publication.

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