All articles for the topic: Ethics

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Should resilience-building projects (always) be socially acceptable?

This paper asks "What makes humanitarian and development projects socially acceptable?" It combines various sources to gain insight into people’s lived experiences of (trying) to build resilience.

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International Environment Forum

International Environment Forum (IEF) is a Bahá'í-inspired non-governmental professional organization linking science and ethics to the challenges of the environ

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An agenda for risk-informed decision-making

Summary

More frequent and intense climate extremes are expected as the climate changes; this, combined with changing patterns of exposure and vulnerability, is creating new geographic...

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ECR: Flood Management

Executive summary

In combination with sea level rise (and coastal erosion), changing rainfall patterns, including events of higher rainfall intensity, could contribute to an increased risk of...

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Urban Health Risks

Introduction

We explored whether the health risks related to air pollution and temperature extremes are spatially and socioeconomically differentiated within three Latin American cities: Bogota,...

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Mainstreaming Climate and Disaster Risk Management

This project provides assistance to the Government of Madagascar and key stakeholders to mainstream hazard risk management into key economic and social sectors, with special focus on...

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Socio-economic indicators of vulnerability to climate hazards in Nepal

This work on socio-economic indices was supporting research for the larger ACCCA project managed by UNITAR, which aimed to increase capacity to adapt to climate change in Nepal. 

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Framing climate change adaptation in policy and practice

Understanding current and future climate change impacts, and how best to respond, are major challenges for Australian communities. Decision-makers need to consider the range of potential...

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C3D+

In recent years, SEI Oxford and CSAG have been working on the development of two complementary web-based portals designed to support decision-making for climate change adaptation with...

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Participatory multi-level vulnerability assessment in northern Mali

Forests as safety nets: fodder

Using a participatory approach across levels and genders, this project explored the vulnerability of livestock- and forest-based...

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Cooperative business

Summary

The Midcounties Cooperative is one of the largest independent cooperatives in the UK. They have a number of diverse businesses: Food Stores (including some Post Offices); Travel;...

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Share VA info

If/when you and your colleagues have conducted a vulnerability assessment in the area(s) you are working, it would be great to share it with other weADAPT users, so that we can learn from and...

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Nepal Vulnerability Assessment

The process begins with vulnerability exposure analysis. This links to a participatory exercise on defining scenarios of the reference vulnerability (changes in exposure unit), climatic stresses...

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Involving Stakeholders

Stakeholder participation can be used to democratise science and empower citizens, to inform policy making and to advise decision-making processes.

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ADx Methods

Forecasting, scenarios, and hope (Postma, Liebl 2005 p. 166)

Decision making models can be categorised by many dimensions such as qualitative-quantitative,...

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Case studies goals

Awareness raising

ORCHID: Mainstreaming Adaptation In Development Investments In the Water Sector In China

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Summary:

ORCHID is designed to be a light touch...

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ORCHID

Opportunities and Risks of Climate Change and Disasters (ORCHID) 

Developed by IDS, this tool is designed to be a light touch screening process for donors, development organisations and...

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CRiSTAL

CRiSTAL is a project-planning tool that helps users design activities that support climate adaptation (i.e.,adaptation to climate variability and change) at the community level. 

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ESPACE

Climate Change Impacts and Spatial Planning Decision Support Guidance (ESPACE)

Although this guidance use the lens of spatial planning, it is based around the UKCIP decision-making...

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BACLIAT vulnerability assessment

UKCIP BACLIAT

BACLIAT vulnerability assessment

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Oxfam's View of Effective Climate Change Adaptation

Oxfam's View of Effective Climate Change Adaptation

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Women's Environment and Development Organisation

As a global women’s advocacy organization, WEDO envisions a just world that promotes and protects human rights, gender equality and the integrity of the environment.

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ENDA Community Adaptation Pilot Action Programme

ENDA has been developing a network of pilot action projects across different ecosystems in Sub-Saharan Africa. These began in 2007 in the Upper Zambezi floodplain region of western Zambia...

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Step 4: Analyzing the Impacts of Climate Change

Climate related stresses can cause major adverse impacts on several sectors, including food production and agriculture, human health, and water availability, quality and accessibility, among...

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