All articles for the topic: synergies between adaptation and mitigation

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Foundations of Stewardship Consulting, Inc.

We are a small Canadian consulting firm that provides leadership and interdisciplinary expertise with the conviction that social, economic and ecological aspects of development are critical to succ

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Low Carbon Resilience: Transformative Climate Change Planning for Canada

Low Carbon Resilience to Climate Change in Canada

This paper points to the co-benefits and synergies we can achieve if we take a  'low carbon resilience' approach and consider climate change adaptation and mitigation simultaneously.

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Focali

Focali (Forest, Climate, and Livelihood research network) is a Swedish research network focusing on forest / bio-energy, climate change and poverty issues.

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Adaptation in the Congo Basin

Background

In the face of climate change, two main types of strategies — mitigation and adaptation — have emerged and are now widely recognized. Mitigation aims to reduce the sources or...

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New Climate Economy- Synthesis Report

The Global Commission on the Economy and Climate was set up to examine whether it is possible to achieve lasting economic growth while also tackling the risks of climate change. The...

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Mitigating and adapting to climate change: Multi-functional and multi-scale assessment of green urban infrastructure

Abstract

In order to develop climate resilient urban areas and reduce emissions, several opportunities exist starting from conscious planning and design of green (and blue...

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Bio-toilets: Transforming Indian Sanitation

Constructing a bio-toilet

Sanitation facilities in India are alarmingly poor with over 600 million people (half of India's population) having no access to toilets and...

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Current vulnerability in Rwanda

Volcanic Mountains Rwanda. Image ©Jack Swenson

Project background

Between 2011 and 2012, a regional baseline assessment to analyse vulnerability was conducted in five...

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Equatorial Guinea case study

Forests in Equatorial Guinea. Image © WRI

Project background

Between 2011 and 2012, a regional baseline assessment to analyse vulnerability was conducted in five...

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Catalysing sustainable tourism: The case of Chiang Mai, Thailand

Summary

Chiang Mai is one of the fastest growing cities in Thailand and serves as a regional economic and cultural hub in the northern part of the country. Its rich cultural heritage and...

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Advancing green growth in the tourism sector:
 The case of Hue, Vietnam

Summary

Hue is a small but rapidly growing city in central Vietnam where tourism plays a key role in the city’s socioeconomic development, but also has negative impacts on its environment...

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Introducing individual latrines and smokeless cook stoves

Cooking facilities before introduction of smokeless chullahs

The coastal community of Govupeta in Andhra Pradesh with its 345 inhabitants lacked proper sanitation –...

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Solar powered water purification

Vengamukka Palem, a cluster of villages 5 km away from Ongole town in Andhra Pradesh, has increasingly been facing the salinisation of their groundwater aquifers and...

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Climate-smart street lighting

Thirumalai Nagar's climate smart street lighting

350 families live in the village of Thirumalai Nagar, which is located only 500m from the sea in Tamil Nadu. It was...

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Triple Green II

Bounty harvest: Photo: Africare/Niger

Project description

This project will develop integrated experimental and modelling framework approaches that allow the...

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The Congo Basin Forests: a solution for both adaptation and mitigation

This articles describes solutions for both adaptation and mitigation in the Congo Basin Forests.

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Responding to Climate Change in the Congo Basin - Lukolela

Communities in the Congo Basin are heavily impacted by the twin threats of deforestation and climate change. The project COBAM, implemented by CIFOR, SEI, and other partners, aims to tackle these...

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Local hopes and worries about REDD+ projects

A family collects Brazil nuts from their forest. Kristen Evans/CIFOR

Local forest communities in the REDD+ project sites of CIFOR’s Global Comparative Study...

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Integrating Adaptation in REDD+ Projects – Potential Impacts and Social Return on Investment (SROI) in Sogod, Southern Leyte

Village school in Sogod. Photo by Lito Abrogar

Integrating adaptation measures for people and ecosystems in REDD+ projects can render them more sustainable, ensure...

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Climate Change and Forests in the Congo Basin: Synergies between Adaptation and Mitigation (COBAM)

The COBAM project aims to provide stakeholders with the information, analysis and tools they need to adapt to climate change and reduccarbon emissions in the forests of the Congo Basin

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Role of tropical wetlands for adaptation and mitigation

Tropical wetland ecosystems such as peatlands and mangroves play an important role in mitigating, and adapting to climate change.

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Forests and Climate Change Toolbox

The Forests and Climate Change Toolbox has been developed by CIFOR and the World Agroforestry Centre to build understanding and technical proficiency on issues of climate change and forests...

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Forests and synergies between adaptation and mitigation

What are mitigation and adaptation?

Mitigation and adaptation are the two strategies for addressing climate change. Mitigation is an intervention to reduce the emissions sources or enhance the...

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Forests and climate change in Latin America

Forest ecosystems play an important role in both adaptation and mitigation and there is a need to explore the linkages between these two options in order to understand their trade-offs and synergies

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