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Atmosphere, ocean and land surface processes simulated in GCMs (source: US National Climate Assessment 2014)

Climate Models: What They Show Us and How They Can Be Used in Planning

Explore this guide from the Future Climate For Africa programme which provides a primer on global climate models (GCMs) and how to use them in planning.

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IPCC - Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is the leading international body for the assessment of climate change.

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Accessing and Using Climate Data and Information in Fragile, Data-Poor States

This report provides peacebuilding practitioners with guidance for accessing and using climate data and information in fragile contexts.

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Economic Aspects of Adaptation to Climate Change

Abstract

The present report seeks to inform critical questions with regard to policy mixes of investments in adaptation and mitigation, and how they might vary over time. This is...

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IPCC FAQ Navigation

Some basics of the science of climate change.

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IPCC FAQ 10.2

IPCC FAQ 10.2This material is extracted from the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) section of the Fourth Assessment Report of the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Working Group 1

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IPCC FAQ 9.2

FAQ 9.2

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IPCC FAQ 8.1

FAQ 8.1

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IPCC FAQ 4.1

FAQ 4.1

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IPCC FAQ 2.1

FAQ 2.1

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Assessment of adaptation needs - Vietnam

Introduction

With the Fourth Assessment by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in 20071, it has become clear that: (i) climate change is this century’s main threat to...

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CIP Landing

Welcome to weADAPT!

We gather you’ve been browsing around the Climate Information Portal (CIP) looking at climate data that’s available for the areas that you work in. You seem to have reached the...

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Guidance for assessing vulnerability

Guidance for assessing vulnerability​ and links to examples

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Water company

This case study describes a Business Plan submission with Thames Water that explicitly accommodated prioritised responses to the impacts of climate change on the business.

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Using downscaled climate data

Rainfall anomalies for Juba, South Sudan

To develop suitable adaptation strategies it is important to build up an understanding of what the climate is in the area you...

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Bangladesh: Climate Projections

Climate change projections

This work forms part of a Policy Briefing on Climate Change in Bangladesh produced by Practical Action in 2008. Other sections of the report can be seen in the Related...

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AdaptCost

Africa is one of the most vulnerable continents to climate change, yet economic assessments of the costs of adaptiation are few. The AdaptCost project attempted to address this gap.

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CIRCE Foundation Paper Introduction

Foundatation paper on adaptation options and screening. Suggested approach views adaptation as a socio-institutional process of learning and change that needs to be supported in innovative ways

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CIRCE Foundation Paper Protoypes

Adaptation Prototypes

As examples of cases in which the information within wikiadapt can be used, prototypes have been developed for several countries which are at various stages in the...

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Lessons learned from Mongolia NCAP Project

Building an institutional environment for adaptation

Having realized that adaptation measures will be hard to implement without a strong and committed institutional framework, the project...

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Africa Regional Strategy

Introduction

This short overview of climate change issues in Africa was written by Ben Smith and Anna Taylor in 2009 as input to an Environment and Climate Change policy brief to inform the...

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Policy briefing on Climate Change in Nepal

Policy briefing on Climate Change in Nepal

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Climate model uncertainty

Introduction

These notes have been collated from presentations given by Bruce Hewitson, Mark Tadross and David Stainforth, some of which can be found at the end of this page, and notes...

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Key findings from Vietnam NCAP Project

Past trends and future climate projections

The project started with a number of studies in order to better understand the historic trends in climate conditions in the study area. In addition,...

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