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Pakistan NEEDS climate change

Flooding in Pakistan. Image: © tribune.com.pk

National Development Plans and Priorities in the context of Climate Change

Pakistan’s climate is arid/semi-arid with...

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Egypt NEEDS Climate change

A boat along the Nile, Aswan, Egypt. Image © panoramio.com

National Development Plans and Priorities in the context of Climate Change

To enhance adaptation planning...

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WHO: Climate change and health costs

Executive Summary

Improved economic assessments of the costs associated with the health impacts of climate change can help support investment in health adaptation programmes, and support...

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Climate Change and Extreme Weather: Designing Adaptation Policy: Background Report

Introduction

In December 2006, British Columbia’s Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island were struck by a series of storms more powerful than any experienced in the province’s history.1...

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Climate and energy politics in China

Project description

Climate change has reached the apex of the global agenda at a time when China faces significant development and energy security challenges.China is currently weighing...

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Many Strong Voices (MSV)

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Project description

MSV is a collaborative programme with the goal of promoting the well-being,...

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Linkages between agro-energy investment, rural transformation and low carbon pathways: A sustainability assessment for the Makeni sugarcane project in Sierra Leone.

Project description

This project will conduct a sustainability assessment on the Makeni sugarcane project in Sierra Leone, from the perspective of rural transformation and low-carbon...

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Visualising climate information

The video describes and discusses some of the key findings from a survey-based study titled "Visualising Climate Information". 

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Economics of Climate Change in the Pacific

Introduction

Climate change has been identified as one of the critical challenges of this century for the Pacific region. The region’s vulnerability arises from its unique geography and...

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Perceptions of Climate Change in Vietnam

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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Perceptions of Climate Change in China

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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Perceptions of Climate Change in Indonesia

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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Healthy Futures

What is HEALTHY FUTURES about?

HEALTHY FUTURES is an international collaborative research project that aims to reduce the future burden of three water-related vector-borne diseases (VBDs) -malaria...

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Climate Change and Health A Tool to Estimate Health and Adaptation Costs

The WHO Regional Office for Europe prepared this economic analysis tool to support health adaptation planning in European Member States. It is based on a review of the science. It is...

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Local Knowledge for Climate Change Adaptation in West Africa

This article aims to contribute to identifying, capitalizing and disseminating the best local knowledge to adapt to climate variability and climate change.

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Economics of climate change adaptation at the local scale: the case of Durban, South Africa

Results for Durban's cost-benefit prioritisation under a particular socio-economic and climate future

Abstract

This paper describes the design and application of...

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Politics and policy processes

This following pages provide resources which are relevant to the analysis of politics and policy processes including cross-scale and multi-level interactions. 

 
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Climate Adaptation in the Boardroom

Abstract

Climate adaptation is recognised by many of the world’s largest businesses as a global risk and one that requires critical attention. The World Economic Forum’s 2013 Global Risks...

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Linking models

Introduction

Policy makers and researchers in the MAPS (Mitigation Action Plans and Scenarios Programme) countries, namely Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Peru and South Africa are interested in...

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ECR: Sea Fish

Executive summary

This report addresses the question:

“What is the case for further intervention to maximise the potential opportunities for the UK that arise from the climate-change-driven...

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Two Degrees: The Built Environment and Our Changing Climate

Description

The Earth’s temperature has been rising. To limit catastrophic outcomes, the international scientific community has set a challenging goal of no more than two degrees Celsius (3...

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Resilient Landscapes for Resilient Communities

A Beginning in Pemba from Community Forests International on Vimeo.

Context

Pemba is a small underdeveloped tropical island off the coast of Tanzania. As a small island, Pemba is...

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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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