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Equity and cost-effectiveness of multilateral adaptation finance

A CIS discussion paper, published in Spring 2012 addresses two main questions:

1) Can multilateral adaptation finance both address equity and cost-effectiveness simultaneously? ...

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Survey of urban adaptation planning

Based on a survey of 468 cities worldwide conducted in 2011, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has published a report that offers an insight into how cities worldwide are facing the...

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Institute for Sustainable Futures, University of Technology, Sydney

The Institute for Sustainable Futures was established as a flagship research institute of the University of Technology, Sydney in 1996.

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Framework to diagnose barriers to climate change adaptation

Abstract

This article presents a systematic framework to identify barriers that may impede the process of adaptation to climate change. The framework targets the process of ...

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Climate Change at the City Scale

Impacts, Mitigation and Adaptation in Cape Town

by Anton Cartwright, Susan Parnell, Gregg Oelofse and Sarah Ward 

Climate change impacts are scale and context specific, and...

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Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment and Adaptation Planning for Mangrove Systems

(Originally published at ClimatePrep.org, April 2012) 

Along the west coast of Viti Levu, Fiji’s largest island, the communities of Tikina Wai have lived near mangrove forests for many...

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Food insecurity in Niger

Summary

Being aware of the present and future challenges posed by climate change on their socio economic development, local communities did not wait for external help to develop...

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Stakeholder Cost benefit analysis

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Lake Chilwa basin is a very important catchment that is providing livelihoods to more than 117,031 farm...

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Adaptation and Development: perspectives from Bangladesh

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There is a confusion regarding the relation between adaptation and development not only among the general public but also sometimes among the adaptation...

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Mainstreaming CBA in national programs

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Morocco is very vulnerable to Climate Change. Infact, its major socio economical sectors and main ecosystems are extremely sensitive to...

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Borana Drought Adaptation

This paper is based on the field research conducted in the Borana area of Southern Ethiopia during April to June 2011 and addresses interactions between droughts, pastoralism, and...

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Research,Youths, Indigenous Knowledge Nexus

Launched in 2006, the Malawi National Adaptation Programmes of Action (NAPA) prioritizes climate variability adaptation options in Malawi. However, it is evident from the priorities and...

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Institutions bridging policy and practice

Case studies on adaptive capacities of local institutions

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Vulnerable communities

Indigenous knowledge and practices were investigated in the local communities that have been severely affected by the impacts of climate change in recent years in Bac Kan province. The...

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West Africa Science Service Center on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use

WASCAL is an initiative of the German government to establish a center of competence on climate change and adapted land use in West Africa (for the time being, the countries involved are: Benin, Bu

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Challenge to Change

Challenge to Change is an international NGO, established in the UK in 2008, working primarily in Vietnam.

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Acclimate

In 2008, the five member countries of the IOC decided to launch a structured initiative of adaptation to climate change in order to better understand the climate changes on a regional...

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IMPACT2C

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Political discussions on the European goal to limit global warming to 2°C demands that discussions are informed by the best...

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C3D+

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..

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Cities and climate change

Views on trends, challenges, findings and case studies of cities adapting throughout the world.

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Heatwaves

The "heat wave" phenomenon is increasing all over Europe, affecting all sectors and increasing population mortality in summer, especially of elderly people living in urban areas. Both...

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Guadiana river basin case study

The River Guadiana in the area around Serpa, Portugal. Source: Wikipedia

The Guadiana river basin, located in the south-west of Spain (and spilling over into Portugal...

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Climate Change Adaptation Programme

Risk to livelihoods through vulnerability to drought and floods is exacerbated by climate change. Lake Chilwa has dried up 8 times in past century affecting livelihoods such as fishing and...

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USAID Mekong Adaptation and Resilience to Climate Change Project

USAID Mekong Adaptation and Resilience to Climate Change

The USAID Mekong Adaptation and Resilience to Climate Change (Mekong ARCC) is a five-year U.S.

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