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Climate change adaptation

Lowering the risks posed by the consequences of climate change, carried out in response to or in anticipation of changes in climatic conditions

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The implications of land issues for climate resilient informal settlements in Fiji and Papua New Guinea
D. Mitchell / Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, UK 2016
This research aims to understand the implications of land issues for the climate resilience of informal settlements in Fiji and Papua New Guinea, both of which have more than 80% customary tenure. Findings from the research are...
Climate projections for local adaptation in the Hindu-Kush Himalayas
B. van Oort / Center for International Climate and Environmental Research, Oslo 2014
This report is an output of the Himalayan Climate Change Adaptation Programme (HICAP). The aim of this report is to present downscaled climate scenarios in a relevant, understandable and illustrative manner for a diverse group of end-...
Institutional analysis for climate services development and delivery in Tanzania
P.Z. Yanda; J.J. West; M.E. Daly / Center for International Climate and Environmental Research, Oslo 2015
This report is an output of the Global Framework for Climate Services (GFCS) Adaptation Programme in Africa. The goal of the report is to describe and assess the current institutional landscape for development and delivery of climate ...
National Adaptation Plans. Technical guidelines for the national adaptation plan process
UNFCCC National Adaptation Programme of Action 2012
The Integrating Agriculture in NAPs programme targets eight countries: Kenya, Nepal, the Philippines, Thailand, Uganda, Uruguay, Vietnam and Zambia. The programme aimed in 2012 to assist decision makers in programme countries to integ...
ALP results, outcomes and impacts report - Jan 2010 to June 2015
F. Percy / CARE USA 2015
This report summarises five and a half years of ALP’s work in Community Based Adaptation practice, learning and advocacy in Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique and Niger and outreach across Africa. It demonstrates the programme outcomes an...
Planning for resilience: a practitioner's manual to support community based adaptation to climate change
CARE’s Community Based Adaptation (CBA) approach supports communities and local authorities to understand the challenges they face and to take appropriate actions that result in climate resilient development. Planning is an esse...
Second-generation biofuel markets: state of play, trade and developing country perspectives
United Nations [UN] Conference on Trade and Development 2016
By carrying out a non-exhaustive mapping of cellulosic ethanol projects and recent policy lessons around the globe, this report seeks to provide public and private practitioners with a macro-picture of the advanced biofuels sector, wi...
Adaptation and resilience in Vanuatu
J. Ensor / Stockholm Environment Institute 2015
The report documents findings from fieldwork in Vanuatu undertaken during November 2014. The intention is to contextualise the resilience building work of the Vanuatu NGO Climate Change Adaptation Program within themes that have emerg...
Extreme climate events and the energy sector in the Souris river basin: key stakeholder perspectives
A. Terton; J.E. Parry / International Institute for Sustainable Development 2016
This study seeks to understand how the energy sector has coped with historic extreme climate events and adjusted its practices in light of lessons learned, through interviews with representatives from the energy sector and local and p...
Building Uncertainty into the Adaptation Cost Estimation in Integrated Assessment Models
A. Markandya / Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change 2016
This paper proposes an operationally simple and easily generalizable methodology to incorporate climate change damage uncertainty into Integrated Assessment Models (IAMs). Uncertainty is transformed into a risk-premium, damage-...
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