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Short course training: Identification of key questions for the CCE based on V-E exercise

Note: The Climate Change Explorer (CCE) has now been superceded by the CSAG Climate Information Portal (CIP). The principles are the same and CIP builds on extensive user feedback from use of...

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Anticipatory Learning for Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience

Learning to graph climate data from local monitoring

(Funding: National Science Foundation - Decision-Making, Risk, and Uncertainty, #0826941)

We hypothesize...

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Policy briefing on Climate Change in Sri Lanka

Policy briefing on Climate Change in Sri Lanka

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Adaptation and biodiversity synergies

In Africa, forests play key roles in supporting national economies, provide valuable ecosystem services, mitigate climate impacts and should play major roles in national development strategies.

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Narratives of adaptation signatures

National land use and development planning

The actors:

National government: previous exercises in national planning on climate change included the First National Communication, largely...

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Mali NCAP project: Mali Case Study 1

Methodology

In addition to experts opinions, the methodological approaches that were used in this study are as follows:

Data collection was conducted in three phases:

Documentary...
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Lessons learned from Guatemala NCAP Project

The goal of this project, finding appropriate points of engagement with actual policy setting and decision making processes for the introduction of climate change adaptation considerations, has...

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Indonesia

This article was written in 2008 as input to an Environment and Climate Change Policy Brief produced for Sida with the University of Gothenburg.

Current Climate and hazards

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From Adaptation Knowledge Networks to Adaptation Stories

Objectives for improving dissemination of climate adaptation information.

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Effective use of climate science to improve adaptation in Africa

POLICY BRIEF : Effective use of climate science to improve adaptation in Africa 

Stockholm Environment Institute, May 2008

INTRODUCTION

Adaptation to climate variability is...

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Climate Change and Migration

There is a growing recognition that environmental degradation and climate change hold the potential to result in significant population displacement, which the world is presently ill- equipped to...

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Climate Overview: Timor Leste (East Timor)

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Note: This article was written in 2008 as part of project to support Sida to integrate climate change into their country assistance programmes.

Current Climate and...
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Changes in Growing Season over Southern Africa

The following is a summarised version of the paper by Tadross, M. et al. Changes in growing-season rainfall characteristics and downscaled scenarios of change over southern Africa: implications for...
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Step 1: Identify Climate Vulnerability Exposure

Guiding question: Who is vulnerable? What are the present and future stresses and threats?

Vulnerability is the foundation of the analysis of adaptive strategies and measures. The depth of...

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Bottom up synthesis approach

To explore decision making options, we have to identify adaptation options. Some options may be gathered from experience such as project reports and conversations with other decision makers, or...

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Short course training: Debate: Adaptation and development

This session explored the links and differences between adaptation and development.

While there are people that think that adaptation is not fundamentally different from development, there...

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Annexes to Latin America Regional Climate Screening

Annex 1: Intensification of El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO)

One of the climatic events that may become more frequent and intense due to climate change is El Niño. Over the last 3...

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Policy briefing on Climate Change in Nepal

Policy briefing on Climate Change in Nepal

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ACCCA experiences: examples of risk communication strategies

The following are examples of strategies that pilot actions in the ACCCA project used to communicate risk to local communities and/or policy-makers. 

Mali

Climate Change Adaptation from the...

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Mozambique NCAP Project

NCAP Mozambique: Climate Adaptation, Water and Disasters

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Mali

Overview of the state of climate change in Mali. Written in 2009.

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Latin America Regional Strategy

This short overview of climate change issues in Latin America was written by Ben Smith and Tahia Devisscher as input to an Environment and Climate Change policy brief to inform the development of...

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Guidance questions on describing the context

The purpose of this activity will be to develop a contextual understanding and have a clear baseline package of your region's information.

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Framework for developing a municipal adaptation plan

This article originally appeared in Tiempo Issue 87 April 2008

A framework for the development of a Municipal Adaptation Plan (MAP)

By Pierre Mukheibir and Gina Ziervogel

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