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Islamic Relief Sweden

Islamic Relief Sweden strives for a fair and sustainable global development. We work to alleviate human suffering in emergency situations and in long-term efforts provide people with tools to take

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Inescapably intertwined: the reality of globalisation and borderless climate risks

Climate adaptation efforts are unlikely to succeed if done in geographic isolation. The Transnational Climate Impacts Index examines country exposure to climate change from an international view.

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Nordiska Afrikainstitutet

The Nordic Africa Institute is a center for research, documentation and information on contemporary Africa in the Nordic region. Based in Uppsala, Sweden, the Institute is dedicated to providing ti

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Tailoring climate information to meet adaptation decision-making needs

This article presents results from the first research phase of SEI’s HazardSupport project, which aims to help address climate change impacts relevant in Sweden today and in the future.

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Umeå University

Umeå University was founded in 1965 and is Sweden's fifth oldest university. Today, it has a strong international presence with students, teachers and researchers from all over the world.

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The SEI Initiative on Climate Services

This initiative is developing and testing a new framework - Tandem - for the improved co-design, use and interpretation of climate services. 

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Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency

The MSB (Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency) is responsible for issues concerning civil protection, public safety, emergency management and civil defence as long as no other authority has responsib

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HazardSupport: Risk-based decision support for adaptation to future natural hazards

Hazard Support aims to develop new methods for decision-makers and climate experts to tailor information about the impacts of climate change on natural hazards for adaptation decisions.

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Barriers in municipal climate change adaptation

This study aimed to investigate barriers to successful local climate change adaptation due to lack of support from decision makers in organisations other than the municipality in question.

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LEDS in Practice: Breathe clean

This paper presents two case studies from cities that have taken action on air quality to improve public health and have realized the benefits of reduced emissions.

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Lund University

Lund University seeks to be a world-class university that works to understand, explain and improve our world and the human condition.

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Lund University

Lund University is a welcoming meeting place and a melting pot of new ideas.

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Mistra-SWECIA

Climate change is a reality and it is important to analyse the effects these changes will have on the environment and on society, as well as investigate how societies will be required to adapt...

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Transformative Learning and Engagement with Climate Change Adaptation

This study looks into how science-based learning experiences can help overcome social barriers to adaptation and behaviour change, and how learning in itself may be hindered by those barriers.

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Swedish Defence Research Agency (FOI)

FOI is one of Europe’s leading research institutes in the areas of defence and security. We have 930 highly skilled employees with various backgrounds.

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A framework for facilitating dialogue between policy planners and local climate change adaptation professionals

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The dominant approach to mainstreaming climate adaptation into sectoral policies relies on an ‘upscaling’ model in which it is envisaged to extract lessons from local change processes to...

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Climate change adaptation in Swedish forestry

Cover photo: “Traces of Gudrun” © urbanlegend/flickr

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This report explores how climate change adaptation concerns were integrated into the Swedish forestry discourse in the...

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ClimateCost- TPBN 5

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ClimateCost- TPBN 4

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ClimateCost- TPBN 3

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This briefing note provides an overview of a European-wide assessment of the impacts and economic costs of sea-level rise and an analysis of the costs and benefits of adaptation.

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ClimateCost- TPBN 1

Key Messages Analysis of the future impacts and economic costs of climate change requires climate models. These models require inputs of future greenhouse gas emissions, based on modelled...
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Beyond generic adaptive capacity

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This paper examines the processes by which the generic adaptive capacity of a system is translated into adaptation to climate change, what form it takes, and what factors...

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Knowledge for local climate change adaptation

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Adaptation to climate change is often perceived as a local concern; yet local stakeholders are influenced by knowledge and politics from international and national contexts. Based...

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