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2014 Climate Knowledge Brokers Workshop

The Climate Knowledge Brokers (CKB) Group is an emerging alliance of around 50 of the leading global, regional and national knowledge brokers specialising in climate and development information

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Exploring the adaptive capacity of emergency management using agent based modelling

Abstract

Climate change is an area full of uncertainties, and yet sectors such as Emergency Management and many others need to develop plans and policy responses regarding adaptation to...

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A Cognitive Approach to Global Climate Governance

Abstract

After more than 20 years of unsuccessful international negotiations, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) might be one of the biggest, and maybe most...

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Modelling workshop

Three days of workshops involving different levels of decision-makers (local BMU leaders and government representatives) and researchers (KMFRI, CORDIO and SEI) were organised at the Pride...

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Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research

The Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research addresses crucial scientific questions in the fields of global change, climate impacts and sustainable development.

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Adaptation wheel

Adaptation as a social process: spinning wheels?

A conceptual model of the socio-institutional interactions that produce climate adaptation would have numerous linkages connecting actors...

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Actor-network mapping

Representing vulnerability as the relationships between human, institutional and geophysical actors draws upon Actor Network Theory in political ecology (Callon 1999). The various actors (human,...

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Tana WEAP-ABM

Micro-finance for landscape protection to manage energy-water systems

Objectives

To evaluate Green Water Credits (GWC) related to carbon and renewable energy To apply ABM to energy...

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CAVES

CAVES (Complexity, Agents, Volatility, Evidence and Scale)

The purpose of the CAVES project is to couple policy concerns for complex human-environmental systems with linked physical,...

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Bridging methods

 These are methods that move from the realm of exploratory, somewhat open-ended and unstructured data collection phases, used with stakeholders during fieldwork to the more formal representation...

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Agent-based modelling

An introduction

1. An agent is an autonomous piece of program code representing an actor in a social system [1], which can be used to model many or multiple types of agency at different...

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