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Climate Vulnerability Assessment

Climate Vulnerability Assessment for the Indian Himalayan Region using a common framework

This article explains a first-of-its kind mapping and capacity building initiative on climate vulnerability and risk assessment for the Indian Himalayan Region using a common framework

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Applying the IPCC 2014 framework for hazard-specific vulnerability assessment

This paper compares the framework of the IPCC AR4 (2007) to that outlined in IPCC AR5 (2014) and describes how the AR5 framework provides a more contextualised and operationalisable approach.

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Managing disaster risks and water under climate change in Central Asia and Caucasus

This publication presents the conclusions emerging from a joint learning journey involving three thematic networks – Climate Change and Environment, Disaster Risk Reduction, and Water.

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Climate Justice Resilience Fund

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Global warming of 1.5°C and higher brings profound challenges to semi-arid regions

This page collects together key messages and outputs from the ASSAR project relevant to global warming of 1.5°C and higher.

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Figure 1: Map of all ASSAR study countries.

Determining what global warming of 1.5°C and higher means

This article describes ASSAR's method for what global warming of 1.5°C and higher means for the semi-arid regions of Botswana, Namibia, Ghana, Mali, Kenya and Ethiopia.

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Understanding vulnerabilities through life histories

This article demonstrates how life histories can provide a dynamic and robust methodology to understanding household responses to risks and livelihood vulnerabilities in semi-arid India.

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Assessing adaptation knowledge in Europe: vulnerability to climate change

This project is a knowledge assessment study designed to synthesise the frameworks, processes and methods being used to assess vulnerability in Europe.

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Climate Vulnerability and Risk Assessment for the Indian Himalayan Region

This manual provides a common framework for climate vulnerability and risk assessment, a methodology for its application and guidelines for mainstreaming adaptation planning in development plans.

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Why Knowledge Brokering is Key to Climate-Resilient Development

Sukaina Bharwani (SEI) explains how knowledge brokering adds value and increase impact of climate and development work when part of a larger research, capacity building or implementation strategy.

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Adaptive Capacity: An Introduction

This article introduces the concept of adaptative capacity, including definitions. It provides some case examples to illustrate the concept and links to further reading and resources.

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Moving through uncertainty, toward Research for Impact

Accepting uncertainty must be part of our unfolding research practice. This CARIAA blog post addresses the challenges posed by uncertainty and how these can be overcome.

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Designing user-driven climate services

This publication outlines the Climandes project approach to systematically integrate small-scale farmers in the Andean highlands into the design and delivery of climate services. 

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Climate-Resilient Agriculture in South Asia: An analytical framework and insights from practice

The paper explores entry-points for and examples of climate resilient agriculture (CRA) in South Asia, and the current challenges and knowledge gaps affecting it's implementation.

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Webinar: Meeting the global challenge of adaptation by addressing transboundary climate risk

This webinar focuses on the importance to adopt a transboundary view of climate risk, which explicitly recognizes the interconnections between people, ecosystems and economies in a globalized world.

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Global exposure and vulnerability

This paper aims to support understanding of the interplay between multiple climate change risks and socioeconomic development through investigating exposure to multi-sector climate impacts.

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Heat Stress, Vulnerability and health impacts

This working paper from ASSAR examines vulnerability of rural communities to heat stress in the semi-arid villages in Maharashtra state in India. 

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Webinar: Exploring the use of foresight methods in climate resilience

This webinar showcased the potential of foresight methods in increasing climate resilience in the light of "Juncker’s 5 Futures for Europe".

 

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Advancing resilience in cities, towns and villages through knowledge

This blog discusses a new UNFCCC report (February, 2018) that shares key findings on climate change adaptation in human settlements.

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Vulnerability Assessment of Jamaica's Transport Sector

The assessment sheds light on priority regions and specific vulnerabilities in Jamaica's transport sector, and offers guidance on how to climate-proof future and current investments.

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Assessing climate vulnerability and risk in the Indian Himalayan region

This science brief provides a general guidance on conducting a climate risk assessment in the Indian Himalayan Region.

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UN Adaptation Gap Report 2017

The report explores key opportunities and challenges associated with assessing progress on adaptation at the global level.

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Gendered Adaptation to Drought in El Sauce, Nicaragua

A gendered culture in Nicaragua has led to a differentiated capacity to respond to drought, men being able to adapt and women experiencing a downward spiral in capacity and increasing vulnerability.

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Using local, indigenous and traditional knowledge and practices for adaptation

This report combines case studies globally concerning the types and applications of local, indigneous and traditional knowledge for climate change adaptation. 

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