Searching with a thematic focus on Climate change, Climate Change Adaptation
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- DocumentUnited Nations [UN] Environment Programme, 2001Africa is highly vulnerable to the various manifestations of climate change. This paper focuses on a number of variables that will be affected by climate change, including, water resources, food security, ecosystems, natural resources, human health, agriculture and overall vulnerability.Document
Livelihoods and climate change: combining disaster risk reduction, natural resource management and climate change adaptation in a new approach to the reduction of vulnerability and povertyClimate Change, International Institute for Sustainable Development, 2003This paper discusses a variety of issues surrounding livelihoods and climate change. Highlights of the paper include:Document
Pro-poor climate adaptation: Norwegian development cooperation and climate change adaptation: an assessment of issues, strategies and potential entry pointsCenter for International Climate and Environmental Research, Oslo, 2003This report reviews linkages between Norwegian development cooperation and climate change, with a focus on adaptation. It discusses key concepts, ongoing efforts and their relevance to Norwegian policies and strategies.DocumentCenter for International Climate and Environmental Research, Oslo, 2004This paper discusses two competing interpretations of vulnerability in the climate change literature and consider the implications for both research and policy: the “end point” approach: views vulnerability as a residual of climate change impacts minus adaptation.DocumentClimate Change and Health, World Health Organization, 2003This report describes the context and process of global climate change, its actual or likely impacts on health, and how human societies and their governments should respond, with particular focus on the health sector. It argues that climate change is responsible for 2.4 per cent of all cases of diarrhoea worldwide and for 2 per cent of all cases of malaria, according to the most recent figuresDocument
Developing strategies for climate change: the UNEP country studies on climate change impacts and adaptations assessmentCenter for International Climate and Environmental Research, Oslo, 2002This report summarises four country studies, carried out in Antigua and Barbuda, Cameroon, Estonia, and Pakistan.Documentid21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2002The least developed countries (LDCs) may be contributing the least to emission of greenhouse gases but they are the most vulnerable to climate change. Can national development policies include adaptation to the anticipated unfavourable impacts of climate change? What lessons can be learnt from LDCs that have begun planning their long- term adaptive capacity?DocumentInternational Institute for Environment and Development, 2003Adaptation to climate change has become an important policy priority in the internationalDocument
Climate Change 2001. Working Group II: impacts, adaptation and vulnerability - tourism and recreationIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, 2001This document considers the possible impacts of climate change on the tourism industry.DocumentDepartment for International Development, UK, 2003The report makes clear that climate change presents a serious risk to poverty eradication and achievement of the Millennium Development Goals. While it affects us all, the adverse impact of climate change is more severely felt by poor people and poor countries.