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Session 2: Climate change challenge

Session 2: Climate Change Challenge

A playful session that demonstrates weather compared to climate, leading into an energetic game that teaches about the greenhouse effect, global warming and climate change. 

 

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Session 3: Map the hazard

Session 3: Map the Hazard

Critical thinking challenge to map out extreme weather and its impacts on different societal groups. Voting determines the most frequent and impactful hazards in the local community. 

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Transport Toolkit

Transport Toolkit: Developing strategies for clean, efficient transport

The LEDS GP Transport Toolkit aims to support development planners, technical experts, and decision-makers at national and local levels to plan and implement low emission transport systems.

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Photo: Scott Muller

Forging low emission development paths in LAC

This publication from the LEDS GP’s Subnational Integration Working Group and LEDS LAC investigates the multi-level dynamics, from local to national level, that underpin low emission action in LAC.

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Brazil nut harvester, Peruvian Amazon, credit CIFOR.

Plan CC – Tackling climate change in Peru

This short film documents and celebrates Plan CC - the Climate Change Planning Project - which aims to contribute to the Peruvian national process to move toward a carbon neutral economy.

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Farmer sorting coffee pods

Pyrolysis Based Coffee Drying

Pyrolysis technolgy offers significant economic beneftis to farmers and processors by providing energy that can be used for drying, and biochar, a natural fertilizer and soil enhancer.

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The heavy precipitation event in Chennai, India, 2015

The paper assesses whether an extreme rainfall event in Chennai could in part be attributed to human emissions of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere and related climate change.

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CEDRIG

Climate, Environment and Disaster Risk Reduction Integration Guidance

CEDRIG is a practical and user friendly tool developed to systematically integrate climate, environment and disaster risk reduction into development and humanitarian aid.

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Climate Change and Mining

The growing number of extreme weather events has led to increasing awareness in the extractives industries of the negative impacts of climate change. This report looks into the links between both.

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Ghana National Climate Change Policy Action Programme

Ghana’s National Climate Change Policy (NCCP) put's into place robust measures needed to address most, if not all, of the challenges posed by climate change and climate vulnerability.

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LEDS in Practice: Breathe clean

This paper presents two case studies from cities that have taken action on air quality to improve public health and have realized the benefits of reduced emissions.

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LEDS in Practice: Make roads safe

This paper shares two case studies from cities that have taken action in the transport sector to make their roads safer and have seen the benefits in reduced road fatalities and emissions.

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LEDS in Practice: Save money and time

LEDS in Practice: Save money and time

This paper shares two case studies on shifting people out of private vehicles and realizing the benefits of saving money and time, and reducing emissions by using their private vehicles less often.

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Peru’s National Climate Law

This publication explains how the Government of Peru went about creating Peru's first climate change law, which represents a major transformation of the country’s greenhouse gas management system.

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The Food Insecurity and Climate Change Vulnerability Index

The Food Insecurity and Climate Change Vulnerability Index offers a window on our global future up to the 2080s, looking at how climate change may affect future vulnerability to food insecurity.

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Transforming disaster risk reduction

This article highlights key areas where efforts to reduce the underlying causes/drivers of vulnerability and risk need to be improved to create more inclusive, equitable and sustainable development.

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An Overview of REDD and its history

Do you find REDD confusing, opaque, and obtuse? Do you wonder where it came from, and how it impacts indigenous people? Find out here.

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Targeting Zero Zero - Achieving zero extreme poverty on the path to zero net emissions

Executive summary

The eradication of extreme poverty is, perhaps, the minimum ethical floor for global development efforts. Progress over the past two decades has reduced extreme poverty...

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New Climate Economy- Synthesis Report

The Global Commission on the Economy and Climate was set up to examine whether it is possible to achieve lasting economic growth while also tackling the risks of climate change. The...

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Adaptation to Climate Change in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA)

Photo © World Bank

Project description

This project assisted the World Bank in assessing the range of effective adaptation strategies in the MENA region. Research...

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Adaptation to Climate Change in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA)

Photo © World Bank

Project description

This project assisted the World Bank in assessing the range of effective adaptation strategies in the MENA region. Research...

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Many Strong Voices (MSV)

Preparing for dog-sledding on frozen sea ice outside Ummannaq

Project description

MSV is a collaborative programme with the goal of promoting the well-being, security...

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Many Strong Voices (MSV)

A schoolgirl in Fiji. © Andrew Sheehy/Portraits of Resilience/MSV.

Project description

MSV is a collaborative programme with the goal of promoting the well-being,...

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Is Nepal ready to receive the climate finance it requires?

The UNFCCC states that national responses to climate change should be guided by the principle of "common but differentiated responsibilities" between member countries based on their historical...

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