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FilmAsMethod

In times of global change, effective communication with different publics is an increasingly relevant task for geoscientists.

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The Center for Studies and Disaster Prevention

The Center for Studies and Disaster Prevention - PREDES - is a non-governmental, nonprofit organization created in 1983 to help reduce vulnerability and disaster risk in Peru. 

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ACCC: User-friendly climate science

This report looks at communicating data for decision-making in China.

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ACCC: Health

This research on climate change and health conducted in Guangdong province indicates that extreme climate events increase the risk of mortality and infectious diseases.

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Mainstreaming adaptation in the farming communities of the Philippines

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Being an archipelagic developing country composed of 7000 islands, the Phillippines is highly vulnerable to climate related hazards. The most vulnerable sectors are the upland...

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Audiovisual Tools for Community-Based Adaptation in Malawi

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The aim of this project was to strengthen the capacity for climate adaptation in rural Malawi, particularly among smallholder farmers. This was achieved through the development,...

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Lessons learned in the field: thinking about the content for risk communication

'Awareness was necessary before implementing any adaptive measures, as there was a general lack of information on climate risk in the community', Nepal ACCCA Pilot Action.

Learned lessons...

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Content of the communication: risk

We now need to give some thought to the content of the messages about climate risks that we wish to communicate. This is where we face the challenge of conveying meaning between people with...

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Considering the process of communicating

Communication is a complex two-way process, with a number of factors that can lead to miscommunication, or the 'lost in translation' effect. Miscommunication can result from the choice of...

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Challenges and opportunities in communicating risk

Learned lessons from developing climate risk communication strategies and implementing them on the ground have helped us to understand better the challenges and opportunities associated with the...

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Communicating Climate Risk

Improving access and creating innovative ways to communicate climate risk.

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ACCCA Bangladesh

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This project aims to develop a community-driven adaptation plan of action, as well as to facilitate the mainstreaming of climate...

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