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Deep uncertainty over long-term climate in infrastructure projects

This article discusses the innovations and techniques adopted in the Thames Estuary 2100 Project that enabled it to cope with deep uncertainty.

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Adaptation planning approaches

Adapt or perish: A review of planning approaches for adaptation under deep uncertainty

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MEDIATION Real Options Analysis

This briefing note considers the strengths and weakness of Real Options Analysis for climate change adaptation

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MEDIATION Robust Decision Making

This Policy Brief (Note 3) provides a summary of robust decision making, including a synthesis of the approach, its strengths and weaknesses, how it considers uncertainty, and case study examples.

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West Cork Islands

The West Cork Islands Integrated Development Strategy was developed by RPS Planning and Environment, working closely with the West Cork Islands Interagency Group (which comprises groups...

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First results of our urban adaptation survey

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It's been two months since we sent out the link to the weADAPT urban adaptation survey and we have obtained 16 responses so far... must be...

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ADM Tools Guide

An introduction to the adaptation decision-making tools

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Robust Decision-Making

Under deep uncertainty, decision-makers need to select robust rather than best options. However, when the future is characterised by uncertainty, a focus on best options may carry significant risks.

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Bottom-up tools

Using a series of criteria of analysis, this review aims at assessing the conditions of applicability of tools that support adaptation decision-making using a bottom-up approach.

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Adaptation tools review

Several tools have been developed to support climate adaptation decision-making over the past decade. This pages offers a review of them.

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Methodology of Bhutan NCAP Project

Overview of the methodology

An overview of the methodology used in the preparation of hazard maps is shown in the above figure. The whole process of the preparation of the hazard maps was...

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Decision uncertainty

Uncertainty, from the point of view of a decision maker, could belong to one of three categories.

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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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Bayesian network

 Bayesian networks are a graphical technique to model complex problems involving uncertain knowledge and uncertain impacts of causes.

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