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Climate Change Impacts on Forest Sector in Québec

FACoP Webinar February 16, 2021 | Impacts des changements climatiques sur la forêt et le secteur forestier au Québec

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Impacts of climate change on global food trade networks

Learn about the potential cross-border impacts of climate change on global food trade, through the lens of three crops: wheat, rice and maize. Using a simple network model, this journal article projects changes to trade communities and network structures, as well as the effects that this will have on global food security.

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Operationalizing Finance for Loss and Damage: from Principles to Modalities

Explore this report providing information for crucial negotiations and discussions on loss and damage finance by exploring different options for how it can be operationalized.

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Sixth Global Meeting of Mountain Partnership: South America and the Andes participate as an active block

On Tuesday, September 26th, 2022, Adaptation at Altitude ([email protected]) hosted a side event at the Mountain Partnership’s Sixth Global Meeting in Aspen, Colorado, USA. The side event was aimed at showing regional information collected for the sustainable management of mountains in the South America and Andres region.

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Mapping the Evolution and Current Trends in Climate Change Adaptation Science

This study provides a review of climate change adaptation science literature that spans from the first publication in 1978 to mid-2020. It identifies the underpinning foundations, leading authors, countries and organisations, as well as dominant research themes and priorities, and explores how these have changed over time.

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Climate Change Management Support in Peru

Discover how GestionCC has supported the national Government of Peru as well as its regional governments in the context of their climate change policy and NDC commitments.

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COPE Books for Children: Floods

Learn about disaster risk reduction and floods with this illustrated book for children from COPE. 

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COPE Books for Children: Cyclones

Learn about disaster risk reduction and cyclones with this illustrated book for children from COPE. This time, the squad travels to Australia.

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COPE Books for Children: Earthquakes

Learn about disaster risk reduction and earthquakes with this illustrated book for children by COPE. 

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Impact of Climate Change on Agricultural Yields in Mexico

This report summarises the findings of the consultancy project "Estimación de rendimientos potenciales con escenarios de cambio climático para diversos cultivos agrícolas en México", funded by the government of Canada under the UNDP-INECC partnership. 

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Is the New IPCC Report a Game Changer for Adaptation? SEI's Response to AR6

Read SEI's response to the IPCC AR6 WGII report exploring what's new, what's missing and whether it is a game changer for adaptation.

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The IPCC's 6th Assessment Report: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability - Summary for Policymakers

Explore the key findings and further resources from Working Group II's contribution to the IPCC's sixth climate report. 

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Strengthening Climate Resilience in Mountainous Areas

Learn about strengthening the resilience of human and natural systems in mountainous areas against the impacts of climate change in this 2021 report from the OECD. 

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International Trade Mechanisms and Climate Change Adaptation: Exploring the Links to Labour Migration in Vietnam

Learn about the connections between international trade mechanisms and climate change adaptation through a case study on Vietnam's Mekong Delta, focusing on internal domestic labour migration.

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Figure 2 from page 8 of the report: SDC Climate change foresight analysis Global and regional risks and hotspots Update 2021. (Click to enlarge)

SDC Climate change foresight analysis (2021)

This 2021 foresight report provides information about short- and medium-term climate-related risks and analyses these risks with regard to water, food, health and regional stability.

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Vessels of all sizes ply the waters near Can Tho in Vietnam's Mekong Delta.

Slow-onset climate hazards in Southeast Asia: Enhancing the role of social protection to build resilience

This report examines those issues and identifies principles to guide future research on social protection to build resilience to slow-onset events, focusing on coastal communities.

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Mental health and climate change in small island developing states

This paper reviews research about mental health and wellbeing under climate change in small island developing states (SIDS).

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Pamoja voices climate-resilience planning toolkit for rural communities

This toolkit, developed by IIED, Bawakimo, Hakikazi Catalyst and the Pastoralist Women’s Council in Northern Tanzania supports inclusive climate-resilient planning for rural communities.

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Climate Adaptation in Africa

This MOOC developed at UCT explores why climate change adaptation is important in the African context.

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A man in coastal Bangladesh looks out over the sea which once was the land people in his village used to live on. Sea level rise related erosion is a common struggle for people in low-lying coastal areas of Bangladesh that pushes them to move, adapt and manage around. Credit: Sonja Ayeb-Karlsson

Estimating Population Exposure to Sea-level Rise and the Relevance for Migration

This review analyses global or near-global estimates of population exposure to sea-level rise and related hazards and examines subsequent estimates of population migration due to this exposure.

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The Hindu Kush Himalaya Assessment

This open access volume is the first comprehensive assessment of the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) region. 

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Community Based Adaptation Network (CBA Network)

The Community Based Adaptation Conference on Climate Change (CBA) online community space. Visit here for the latest updates on CBA and access to CBA resources.

 

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CARE CVCA Handbook: 2nd Edition

The CVCA helps gather and analyze information on community-level vulnerabilities to climate change. This new edition integrates 10 years of learnings with a particular focus on gender and ecosystems.

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Cover: Improving people’s water, energy and food security in this remote valley in Nepal requires taking into account climate change (I. Providoli).

Shaping the water–energy–food nexus for resilient mountain livelihoods

This brief presents a participatory process for assessing the status of water–energy–food systems in mountains, identifying governance and technical options and exploring alternative scenarios.

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