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Vulnerability Assessment of Jamaica's Transport Sector

The assessment sheds light on priority regions and specific vulnerabilities in Jamaica's transport sector, and offers guidance on how to climate-proof future and current investments.

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Caribbean communities on the front lines of climate change adaptation

This analysis from CDKN identifies a series of approaches to help community-level organisations to increase climate resilience in the Caribbean.

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sNAPshot: Jamaica’s Approach to Initiating Sector Integration of Adaptation Considerations

This policy brief looks at how Jamaica initiated sector integration of adaptation considerations in the NAP process.

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Climate impacts on agriculture and tourism: The Caribbean

An analysis of 10 years of climate change research in the Caribbean found that sectors that are vital to regional economic development are vulnerable to climate change and its impacts.

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University of the West Indies

The University of the West Indies (UWI) is internationally recognized as a centre of excellence in research, knowledge creation and innovation on matters related to the Caribbean and Small Island S

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Climate change and flood risk – Challenges for Jamaican communities

This case study describes the potential medium- and long-term impacts of climate variability and change on flood risk for selected study areas in Jamaica.

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sNAPshot: Initiating sector integration of adaptation considerations

This overview brief from the NAP Global Network introduces the topic of sector integration and different ways to initiate it in the national adaptation plan (NAP) process.

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The impact of climate change on the achievement of the post-2015 sustainable development goals

This work explores the implications of a potential international climate agreement on achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.

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Jamaica Rural Economy and Ecosystems Adapting to Climate cHange (Ja REEACH)

A community member presents the direct and indirect impacts of flooding in the community of Troy as part of the Ja REEACH CEDAR (Communities Engaged to Drive Adaptation...

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5 Things You Should Know About Climate Change in the Caribbean

Introduction

Natural events and human activities contribute to an increase in average temperatures around the world. Increases in greenhouse gases such as Carbon Dioxide (CO2) is the main cause....

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USAID National Adaptation Plans - A Compendium

Introduction

Climate change is one of the many challenges that developing nations face as they plan for the future. The 2014 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) reinforces...

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CCORAL climate adaptation tool launched in the Caribbean

The Caribbean Climate Online Risk and Adaptation tooL – CCORAL – is an online support system for climate resilient decision making.​

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Seizing the sunshine – Barbados’ thriving solar water heater industry

Barbados has been extremely successful in its embrace of solar water heating: saving millions of dollars in imported fossil fuel costs and millions of tonnes of carbon dioxide every year,...

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Direct access to the Adaptation Fund: Lessons from accrediting NIEs in Jamaica and Senegal

Direct access to the Adaptation Fund: Lessons from accrediting NIEs in Jamaica and Senegal

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Long-range Energy Alternatives Planning (LEAP)

LEAP (Long-range Energy Alternatives Planning) is a powerful, versatile software system for integrated energy planning and greenhouse gas (GHG) mitigation assessment.

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