Searching with a thematic focus on Water in climate change, Climate change
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- DocumentInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 2011This paper by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) explores the adaptation benefits of sustainable land and water management (SLWM) practices at the local and landscape levels based on case studies in Kenya, Uganda, Niger and Nigeria.Document
Water and energy dynamics in the Greater Himalayan region: opportunities for environmental peacebuildingNorwegian Peacebuilding Centre, 2011The water crisis in the Greater Himalayas constitutes an enormous challenge for the region and a growing, if still under-reported, concern in the West. Elements of the crisis include floods and droughts, unpredictable changes in the timing of water flows, hydropower rivalries and persistently unsafe drinking water.OrganisationThe Water Center for the Humid Tropics of Latin America and the Caribbean (in Spanish ¨CATHALAC¨- Centro del Agua del Trópico Húmedo para America Latina y el Caribe) is an autonoDocumentUniversity of the West Indies, 2008This paper explores the likely effects of climate change on water resources in the Caribbean, the fall-out from these effects and strategies for mitigating potential negative impacts. Such impacts will have a negative ripple effect on vital aspects of regional economies such as the tourism, recreational, agricultural and industrial sectors.OrganisationThe India Water Portal is an open, inclusive, web-based platform for sharing water management knowledge amongst practitioners and the general public.Document
Adapting to climate change in water resources and water services in Caribbean and Pacific small island countriesWorld Water Council, 2009This perspective document: 1 Provides examples of ‘no regrets’ approaches, applied in small island countries to cope with current climate variability and adapt to future climate change, at different levels ranging from communities, local administrations and national governments.Document
Climate change adaptation in a developing country context: the case of urban water supply in Cape TownIngenta, 2010This article focuses on the processes impeding and facilitating adaptation to climate change within the urban water sector in the city of Cape Town, South Africa. The case study explores water management at the city scale, highlighting how actors currently respond to water stress and the challenges they face in integrating climate change information into water management.DocumentStockholm Environment Institute, 2011Economic analysis has become increasingly central to the climate policy debate, but the models and assumptions of climate economics often lag far behind the latest developments in this fast-moving field. This report aims to correct this problem and identify areas where substantially more research must be done.DocumentStockholm Environment Institute, 2011This paper for the Bonn 2011 Nexus Conference presents initial evidence for how a nexus approach can enhance water, energy and food security in a green economy by increasing efficiency, reducing trade-offs, and building synergies across sectors. It also underpins the policy recommendations, which are detailed in a separate paper.Document
Contested environmental policy infrastructure: Socio-political acceptance of renewable energy, water and waste facilitiesScience Direct, 2010The construction of new infrastructure is hotly contested. This paper presents a comparative study of three environmental policy domains in the Netherlands that all deal with legitimising building and locating infrastructure facilities.