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Afghanistan: Climate Change Science Perspectives

Released by UN Environment and Afghanistan’s National Environmental Protection Agency this publication describes the country’s most up-to-date and detailed climate change (August 2017).

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How Reliable are Regional Climate Models?

Urban precipitation extremes: How reliable are regional climate models?

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Using climate information for supporting mung bean plantation over Sumbawa region

Sumbawa Island is one of the largest islands in West Nusa Tenggara (NTB), Indonesia and has a periodically dry savannah climate with rainy and dry seasons,and is also influenced by El Nino and La Nina.

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Climate analysis for local communities and decision-makers

Climate analysis for local communities and decision-makers in Central Lombok

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IPCC FAQ 3.2

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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Climate analysis - Burundi

Main physical features and flood risk map of Burundi

Background

This climate analysis was conducted as part of the DFID-funded Economics of Climate Change on East...

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Adaptation to droughts in Serbian agriculture

Image: http://agroekonomija.wordpress.com

Climate change is projected to bring increasing temperatures and changing precipitation patterns to Serbia, varying from...

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Forest fires and climate change

Source: http://earthsciencea.wikispaces.com

The projected decrease in summer precipitation in southern Europe and the increase in the frequency of summer droughts...

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Nepal Conditions and Trends

 

Highlighting the location of specific hotspots in the country where climate-related hazards are experienced or likely to be felt is a key step in identifying intervention areas. The...

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Nepal Understanding Trends

Impacts of rising temperature

While the magnitude of change is uncertain, it is clear that the climate of Nepal will warm significantly in the coming century. The impact of this warming...

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Nepal: Climate projections

Climate change projections for Nepal

This work is part of a Policy Brief on Climate Change in Nepal produced by Practical Action in 2008 and provides a summary of climate change as currently...

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Sri Lanka Climate Projections

Climate change projections

 The temperature projection for Asia is for warming to accelerate. The rate of warming in the South Asia is projected to be significantly faster than that seen in the...

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Senegal

Current Climate

Map of Senegal, source CIA factbook 2009

Most of Senegal has a typically tropical climate, but the northern regions lie in the Sahel. Senegal has a varied underlying...

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Policy briefing on Climate Change in Nepal

Policy briefing on Climate Change in Nepal

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Key findings from Mongolia NCAP Project

Climate change exposure and extreme events

According to a linear trend estimation of temperature changes over the period from 1940 to 2007 annual temperature has increased by 2.1°C (Figure 1)....

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Changes in Growing Season over Southern Africa

The following is a summarised version of the paper by Tadross, M. et al. Changes in growing-season rainfall characteristics and downscaled scenarios of change over southern Africa: implications for...
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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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Hanoi precipitation changes

Difference between monthly precipitation projections for 2046-2065 and the baseline climate 1960-1990.

There appears to be differences changes in precipitation for...

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Climate projections for Mongu

Change in rainfall at Mongu for the period 2046-2065 from a range of climate models

Looking at the graph above there are periods in the year where there is agreement...

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Climate projections for Banjul

Change in rainfall for the period 2046-2065 from various climate models.

Uncertainty over the driving forces of current W. African climate, such as the W. African...

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Lodwar Rainfall

Downscaled climate projects indicate a slight increase in rainfall for Lodwar, but also notable increases in temperature

Analysis of downscaled GCM data from a number...

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