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FRACTAL Learning - Adaptation Inspiration Theme Module 1

Adaptation Inspiration Theme: Introduction to the first theme of the FRACTAL WhatsApp Learning platform - focused on adaptation action in four African cities.

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Future Proofing of an Indian City – Lessons from Madurai

Future proofing Indian cities is an innovative approach that engages multiple stakeholders in strengthening the blue-green infrastructure of cities in the context of urbanisation and climate change.

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Treading low-carbon pathways toward sustainability in Bogor City

The Urban-LEDS project offers Bogor City opportunities to integrate low-carbon strategies in local development plans, supporting a vision of a more liveable city.

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Gender approaches in climate compatible development: Lessons from Peru

This report investigates advantages and challenges of integrating a gender dimension into climate compatible development strategies in urban settings, in Peru.

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Gender approaches in climate compatible development: Lessons from Kenya

This report investigates advantages and challenges of integrating a gender dimension into climate compatible development strategies in urban settings, in Kenya.

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How Reliable are Regional Climate Models?

Urban precipitation extremes: How reliable are regional climate models?

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School for Social Entrepreneurs

Founded in 1997 in London, England, the School for Social Entrepreneurs (SSE) was created to assist everyday people in launching a social purpose business, non-profit organization, cooperative, or

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INSIDE STORY: Building resilience to climate change locally

Valenzuela City is one of the 16 cities that make up ‘Metro Manila’, or the National Capital Region. Of the 144 cities in the Philippines, Valenzuela City is the 13th most populous, with...

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Targeting Zero Zero - Achieving zero extreme poverty on the path to zero net emissions

Executive summary

The eradication of extreme poverty is, perhaps, the minimum ethical floor for global development efforts. Progress over the past two decades has reduced extreme poverty...

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Sustainable urban tourism through low carbon initiatives: Experiences from Hue and Chiang Mai

Adaptation challenge

The tourism service providers in Hue city were estimated to emit about 0.5 million tons of CO2 equivalent in the year 2011. For developing sustainable urban tourism,...

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Sustainable urban tourism through low carbon initiatives: Experiences from Hue and Chiang Mai

Adaptation challenge The transportation sector in Chiang Mai Municipality (CMM) contributes to significant Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions. Non-Motorized Transport (NMT) is an option to not...
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Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network

Climate change resilience is the capacity of an individual, community, or institution to dynamically and effectively respond to shifting climate impact circumstances while continuing t

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Urban food security, urban resilience and climate change

Abstract

Food security is increasingly recognised as a problem in developed countries like Australia as well as in developing countries of the global south, and as a problem facing cities...

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Bangkok Climate Resilience

Bangkok hosted the 5th workshop of the Adaptation Partnership organized by ISET, July 31-Aug 2, 2012. The event focused on “A Community for Building Urban Climate Change Resilience in Asia”. Full...

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Sea-level rise in the Republic of Maldives

Impact problem

Small, low-lying islands have been seen as highly vulnerable to sea-level rise, particularly as many islands and remote and/or low-lying. The impacts of climate change on...

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Cities and Adaptation in Africa

The African Secretariat of ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability has recently launched a Climate Change adaptation project entitled “Sub-Saharan Cities: A five City Network to...

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Forests and trees for adaptation: the 6 main stories

Research and practice across different forest and tree ecosystems have provided substantial evidence on the importance of these ecosystems for the adaptation of people to climate change.

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Vulnerability indicators at the urban level

Vulnerability indicators are a valuable tool to identify vulnerable spots, guide the allocation of adaptation funding, communicate and raise awareness, and monitor the effectiveness of policies.

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Water management in Rotterdam

Climate proofing Rotterdam

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Community Role in Urban Planning

A range of research and literature on urban climate adaptation highlights the need to integrate climate change into urban planning and for community participation in this process. But...

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Rotterdam and water: A love story

A future water plaza in Rotterdam, in rainy times. Image source: BBC News.

Rotterdam, the second largest city in the Netherlands and a globally relevant port, is...

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Framework for developing a municipal adaptation plan

This article originally appeared in Tiempo Issue 87 April 2008

A framework for the development of a Municipal Adaptation Plan (MAP)

By Pierre Mukheibir and Gina Ziervogel

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CIRCE

Climate Change and Impact Research: the Mediterranean Environment (CIRCE) was an Integrated Project, funded under the European Commission's Sixth Framework Programme from 2007-2011.

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