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Logging in Congo's rainforests: a "carbon bomb" about to be primed by the Government of Norway? A call for urgent actionRainforest Foundation, UK, 2017The government of Norway, through its ‘Central African Forests Initiative’ (CAFI), is considering providing financial support to a programme being developed by the French Development Agency (AFD) to greatly expand large-scale commercial logging in the rainforests of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).DocumentUnited States Agency for International Development, 2017This report presents evidence on the effects of climate change risks on the health sector in Africa. It illustrates climate threats to health and development investments and highlights opportunities to achieve health targets in Sub-Saharan Africa in the face of climate change.DocumentUnited States Agency for International Development, 2016The Climate Change Adaptation, Thought Leadership and Assessments (ATLAS) Project undertook an assessment of the future economic costs of climate change in Indonesia to provide USAID/Indonesia and the Government of Indonesia with actionable information for climate change adaptation programming and climate resiliDocumentNoragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 2018Humanitarian policies and practices unavoidably have both positive and negative impacts on various aspects of the vulnerability context it aims to address; hence, how we design and implement humanitarian interventions has an impact on future vulnerability to climate change.DocumentWorld Resources Institute, Washington DC, 2018This paper aims to help decision-makers understand the magnitude of water issues for the thermal power sector in India with quantitative evidence. There is a significant data gap in power plant water use in India.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2018The majority of the five million people that live in the deltaic Indian Sundarbans face continuous uncertainties in relation to their shelter, livelihoods, and health. Climate change is one of the key factors aggravating this situation.Blog Post30 Jan 2018: This blog first appeared on the Institute of Development Studies website and is reposted with their permissioDocumentUnited Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research, 2017Energy subsidy reform is critical to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and tackling climate change. This paper sets out the evidence on the scale of subsidies and their impact. It then reviews the actions of donors in encouraging and supporting energy subsidy reforms.DocumentMultidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2016Climate change is altering hydrological processes with varying degrees in various regions of the world and remains a threat to water resources projects in southern Africa. The likely negative impacts of changes in Africa may be worse than in most other regions of the world.DocumentMultidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2016Climate change remains a threat to water resources projects in southern Africa where impacts resulting from changes in climate are projected to be negative and worse than in most other regions of the world. This work presents an assessment of the impacts of climate change on water resources and hydropower production potential in the Zambezi River Basin.