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Ritsumeikan University

Ritsumeikan University is a private university in Kyoto, Japan, that traces its roots to 1869. Today, Ritsumeikan University is considered to be one of Japan's top universities, and is especially w

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University of New England

The University of New England is Maine’s largest private university, an innovative educational community with two distinctive coastal Maine campuses, a vibrant new campus in Tangier, Morocco and a

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Climate Psychology

Per Espen Stoknes outlines the principal barriers and solutions to getting people to think long-term about climate change and to take action to reduce it.

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Gender study reveals interesting insights

The Working Paper How resilient are farming households, communities, men and women to a changing climate in Africa? shows how men and women farmers are facing contrasting realities.

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Tourism and Climate Change in Cambodia

Abstract

This study focuses on the climate change adaptation of the tourism sector in Cambodia. Climate change adaptation has come into focus since it has been realised that climate change...

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World Fish Center

The WFC is an international, non-profit, non-governmental organisation working in partnership with a wide range of government and non-governmental agencies at regional, national and local levels in

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Benin Ecotourism Concern

Eco-Bénin is an NGO created in 1999 by Gautier Amoussou, Ing. Agronomist.

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Community Role in Urban Planning

A range of research and literature on urban climate adaptation highlights the need to integrate climate change into urban planning and for community participation in this process. But...

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Rotterdam and water: A love story

A future water plaza in Rotterdam, in rainy times. Image source: BBC News.

Rotterdam, the second largest city in the Netherlands and a globally relevant port, is...

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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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Network Rail

Summary

Network Rail have implemented a range of flood resilience measures on vulnerable lines in the South West. Network Rail's asset portfolio includes over 10,000 route miles...

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Adaptation versus coping

Sometimes, the terms ‘adaptation’ and ‘coping’ are used interchangeably. This has led to a lot of confusion. Comparing and contrasting characteristics is one way to understand their similarities...

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emBRACE

The primary aim of the emBRACE project is to build resilience to disasters amongst communities in Europe.

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Lessons learned from NCAP

Lessons learned from the NCAP project

Some of the main lessons learned from the NCAP project are:

Climate change is not the sole challenge that vulnerable communities in developing countries...
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ACCCA Training of Trainers vocabulary list

This is the list of vocabulary which participants in the April 2008 ACCCA Training of Trainers workshop on Climate Analysis felt it would be useful to define. 

 

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Methodology of Colombia NCAP Project

This article describes the methodological framework used in the Colombia NCAP project. 

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Lessons learned from Tanzania NCAP Project

Conclusion

When considering adaptation options it is important to differentiate between genuine adaptive measures and an expansion in coping mechanisms that are already prevalent. Following Adger...

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Key findings from Tanzania NCAP Project

A great deal of information was gained through the Tanzania NCAP programme. Detailed results from the two different programmes are given below:

Results from Rufiji

Results from...

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Dynamic vulnerability

Lesotho landscape (photo: Sukaina Bharwani)

Vulnerability is a complex and by definition it encompasses many attributes or multiple stresses (social, economic,...

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CCLONG: Climate Change Collective Learning and Observatory Network Ghana

Climate Change Collective Learning and Observatory Network Ghana (CCLONG), 2006-2009 (Funding: USAID)

This research focuses on enhancing adaptive capacity to climate change in Ghana by...

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Communication

Gloucestershire is a rural county with a dispersed population and a higher than average proportion of people aged 50+. Desire for forward planning for emergencies, coupled with...

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Adaptation tools, Case study: CRiSTAL, Zambia

Description of project

The vulnerability assessment was undertaken in four ongoing field projects in Zambia, using CRiSTAL, with the purpose to get an indication of the risks related to...

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Adaptation tools, Case study: PACT

Description of project

PACT is applied to help companies assess their strategic exposure to climate change, analyze their resilience or vulnerable, and identify possible projects which...

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Adaptation Fund: Enhancing resilient agriculture

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Project background and context

Traditional agricultural practices that communities rely on in the Solomon Islands have been placed under...

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