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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

This 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 (see full reference...
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IPCC FAQ 8.1

This 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 (see full reference...
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IPCC FAQ 4.1

This 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 (see full reference...
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IPCC FAQ 2.1

This 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 (see full reference...
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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

Summary

Thames Water are keen to find positive and equitable ways of responding to the challenges presented by climate change in South East England. They are strategically...

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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 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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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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Summary methods to identifying climate vulnerability and exposure

I: Focus on key hazards or opportunities through a livelihood-exposure sensitivity matrix

A livelihood sensitivity matrix provides a starting point for determining which livelihoods are...

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Methodology of Ghana NCAP Project

Phase One

At the operational level, the Ghana NCAP project was divided into two, eighteen-month phases. Mainstreaming climate change into the national development agenda was the overriding driver...

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First Technical Assistance Workshop for ACCCA Pilot Action Teams

This workshop was held at the University of Cape Town as part of the ACCCA project which is coordinated by UNITAR. For further information on the ACCCA project and the pilot adaptation actions...

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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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Short course training: Robust decision making and uncertainty

A short course training module on robust decision making and uncertainty.

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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:

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