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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

Reporting the use of a simulation system to explore emergency responses for protection of property in a suburb prone to flash flooding.

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A Cognitive Approach to Global Climate Governance

The paper introduces cognitive-affective mapping as a novel research tool for international climate governance.

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Modelling workshop

A modelling workshop was held in Mombasa, South Kenya. as part of the WD-NACE project.

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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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Agent-based modelling

In agent based models, a society is represented by a set of agents interacting with one another and with their environment. Agents follow simple rules but can be designed to adapt their behaviour to satisfy certain goals. Thus they can be responsive to changes in the environment, such as groundwater availability in the example here.

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Actor-network mapping

Using an actor-network mapping approach to assess social vulnerability in a water catchment

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