Searching with a thematic focus on Climate change, Climate Change Adaptation
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- DocumentClimate and Development Knowledge Network, 2017This CDKN Essentials summarises recommendations on the appropriateness of, and best practices for, urban resettlement and relocation as a response to disaster risk.Document
Proceedings of The Regional Policy Workshop on Adaptation Outlook for the Hindu Kush Himalaya, 2–3 February 2017, Kathmandu, NepalInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2017The HICAP regional workshop on ‘Adaptation Outlook for the Hindu Kush Himalaya’ brought together experts, policymakers, researchers and practitioners working on climate change policies in the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) countries.Document
10 propositions for success: Integrating international climate change commitments into national development planningClimate and Development Knowledge Network, 2017DocumentInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2017In the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH), countries have initiated their work on REDD+ safeguards but no country has yet made a formal submission to the UNFCCC.DocumentClimate and Development Knowledge Network, 2017Governments in the Caribbean recognise climate variability and change to be the most significant threat to sustainable development in the region.Document
Driving, connecting and communicating: The many roles of national government in climate adaptation planningClimate and Development Knowledge Network, 2017Climate change is one of the most significant challenges to the Caribbean’s future prosperity. The impacts of climate change on economically important sectors such as tourism, agriculture and fishing threaten Caribbean nations’ ability to achieve their economic and social development goals.DocumentClimate and Development Knowledge Network, 2017African decision-makers need reliable, accessible, and trustworthy information about the continent’s climate, and how this climate might change in future, if they are to plan appropriately to meet the region’s development challenges.Document
Climate impacts on agriculture and tourism: the case for climate resilient investment in the CaribbeanClimate and Development Knowledge Network, 2017For the Caribbean, climate change is not tomorrow’s problem. The threats it poses are neither distant nor abstract – they are already apparent.DocumentCentre For Non-Traditional Security Studies, 2016Food systems are climate and weather dependent; heat stress and changes in rainfall patterns and relative humidity are likely to regulate crop yields. Elevated carbon dioxide (CO2) are likely to directly and indirectly bring new challenges to the stability and sustainability of global food production including rice.Document
Climate change adaption readiness: lessons from the 2015/16 El Niño for climate readiness in Southern AfricaSouth African Institute of International Affairs, 2017Southern Africa is experiencing its worst drought in at least 35 years. The drought is associated with an acute El Niño cycle, a periodic weather phenomenon that affects weather patterns across large regions of the globe, including Southern Africa.