All articles for the topic: Local government

Two children play around a household in Chamanculo C., Maputo. Photo provided by: Charlotte Allen

FRACTAL learning - Adaptation Inspiration Theme Module 2

  • Adaptation Inspiration Theme: Public, Private, People Partnerships for Climate Compatible Development, Maputo, Mozambique.
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Using a Local Climate Impact Profile (LCLIP) with Aberdeen City Council to assess vulnerability

See how Adaptation Scotland helped Aberdeen City Council complete a Local Climate Impact Profile to study the impact of past extreme weather events and assess the areas vulnerability to future risk.

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Institute for Environmental Science and Research

ESR (The Institute of Environmental Science and Research) is a Government-owned Crown research institute that delivers world class knowledge, research and laboratory services to help New Zealand ge

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Auckland Council

The Auckland Council is the local government council for the Auckland Region in New Zealand. The governing body consists of a mayor and 20 councillors, elected from 13 wards.

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Political Ecology of Community-Based Adaptation

The overarching question that frames this research is: To what extent do social and political structures of community shape the building of adaptive capacity in CBA projects?

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GUIA MEDIOAMBIENTAL Y CLIMATICA PARA LAS ELECCIONES MUNICIPALES DE MAYO 2015 EN ESPAÑA

GUIA MEDIOAMBIENTAL Y CLIMATICA PARA LAS ELECCIONES MUNICIPALES DE MAYO 2015 EN ESPAÑA

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Local Adaptation Plans in Mozambique

Image caption: The Local Adaptation Plan is being presented to the community who participated in the theory of change and vulnerability assessment exercises, in Guija...

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Planning for the future and adapting to climate change in Ethiopia - Lessons from ACCRA

Government officials and civil society members playing the ACCRA game in Gemechis Woreda, Ethiopia

Adaptation context

85% of Ethiopians are dependent on rain for...

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Participants in the ACCRA resilience game, photo by Thomas White

ACCRA game video

In this video stakeholders explain how a game has raised their awareness of the importance of developing cross sectoral projects, keeping options for the unexpected and finding long term solutions.

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Local disaster risk reduction planning in Ethiopia

Adaptation context

Ethiopia has registered steady economic growth in the recent past, but it is also one of the most disaster prone countries in Africa. Without careful management, disaster...

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Living with climate change in India and the Philippines - A short film

In this video, city officials, citizens, scientists and ICLEI experts from India, the Philippines and Europe share their reflections on the consequences of climate change at local level. The video...

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Southern Africa Adaptation Colloquium Film

This short film captures the key messages and debates emerging from the first Southern Africa Adaptation Colloquium, held in November 2013.

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Adaptation Project Formulation for Sudan

A local farmer harvests Sorghum in Sudan. Photo: UN Photo/ Fred Noy

Project description

SEI is assisting the Sudanese Higher Council for Environment and Natural...

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Building coastal resilience to reduce climate change impact in Benteng, South Sulawesi

Source: CARE International Indonesia

Summary of Adaptation Challenge

Benteng is a coastal village located in Pitumpanua sub-district as part of Wajo district in South...

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Cross-Scale Barriers to Adaptation in Local Government, Australia

A checklist matrix of 8-10 critical barriers to climate change adaptation for local government across Australia was developed with proposed strategies to overcome them.

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Local climate change adaptation planning

Introduction

The earth’s climate is continuously changing but accelerated rates of climate change over the last century are of significant concern. Increases in average temperatures have...

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Framing climate change adaptation in policy and practice

Understanding current and future climate change impacts, and how best to respond, are major challenges for Australian communities. Decision-makers need to consider the range of potential...

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