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Environment and Planning Advice

Environment and Planning Advice

Carol Muzyk has a 25 year professional history working in South Australia, Queensland and New South Wales. She has developed the ability to utilise her understanding of legislative

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Hazards and Vulnerability Research Institute, University of South Carolina

The Hazards and Vulnerability Research Institute (HVRI) is an interdisciplinary research and graduate and undergraduate training center focused on the development of theory, data, metrics, methods,

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Climate Sense

Climate Sense is a UK-Based international consultancy specialising in behaviour change and capacity development for climate change [mitigation and adaptation].
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Climate CaDD

The CaDD software system provides services to generate metrics on organisational and stakeholder capacities across any climate change relevant activity/activities, and at any scale.

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EcoAdapt: Socio-institutional context analysis

As global warming continues many Latin American countries face critical water scarcity issues. See this study on socio-institutional context of three countries in the region.

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The IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report: What’s in it for South Asia?

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has produced the most comprehensive assessment of climate change ever. The Fifth Assessment Report (http://www.ipcc.ch), which the IPCC...

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Local approaches to harmonising climate adaptation and disaster risk reduction policies: Lessons from India

Summary

In the face of increasing climate-related disasters, calls for effective climate change adaptation policies are growing worldwide. Yet such policies often fail to gain priority...

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La dimensión jurídica del Ordenamiento Territorial

Autores: Antonio Andaluz Westreicher & Julio César Salinas

Contexto del estudio

Ante la permanente inquietud de los municipios sobre el valor que tienen los Planes...

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Photovoice

This article is in Spanish, but if you would like to view it in a different language please use the drop down list of languages at the top right of the page. You may have to update your...

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Two Degrees: The Built Environment and Our Changing Climate

Description

The Earth’s temperature has been rising. To limit catastrophic outcomes, the international scientific community has set a challenging goal of no more than two degrees Celsius (3...

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Mainstreaming Adaptation in Asia

Abstract

Mainstreaming adaptation into development planning has been promoted as an effective way to respond to climate change. The expected benefits include avoided policy conflicts,...

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Local people’s perceptions of climate change and associated impacts in Papua

Yoke village, among the mangrove forests, Papua. Photo by Mokhammad Edliadi/CIFOR.

Local knowledge can help overcome the obstacles in adaptation planning related to...

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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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Vulnerability of the elderly to climate change in Northern Europe

This case study aims to explore alternative approaches for describing and mapping vulnerability of the elderly to future changes in extreme weather events across the Nordic region.

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