Searching with a thematic focus on Climate change poverty and vulnerability, Climate change, Environment
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- DocumentWorld Agroforestry Centre, 2012Providing a detailed picture of the value of trees for local people in the tropics is a difficult undertaking. Not only does this represent the difficulty in accounting for values outside formal markets, but it also reflects the multiplicity of the species involved and the many different ways in which trees are used.Document
Climate change adaptation for coral triangle communities: a guide for vulnerability assessment and local early action planning (LEAP guide)2013This comprehensive set of scientific and social instruments helps local governments and communities to assess their vulnerability to climate change and form their own climate change adaptation plans to address local conditions.DocumentLegal Assistance Centre, 2013Through two participatory case studies, this paper examines the impact of climate change on the indigenous peoples of Namibia.DocumentSmall Island Economies - CTA Brussels, 2012Small Island Developing States (SIDS) face a greater risk of marginalisation from the global economy than many other developing countries as a result of their small size, remoteness from large markets, and high economic vulnerability to economic and natural shocks beyond domestic control.DocumentAsian Development Bank, 2012Asia and the Pacific is the global area most prone to natural disasters, both in terms of the absolute number of disasters and of populations affected. This report aims to identify policy and other responses to impacts of environment events on human mobility within the Asia and Pacific region.DocumentAsian Development Bank, 2011Migration driven by environmental factors is emerging as a serious concern, one that demands urgent attention from decision makers. The current paper addresses this issue in the context of the Asian and Pacific countries.Document2013Instrumental arguments linking inequality to environmental sustainability often suppose a negative relationship between inequality and social cohesion. While social cohesion is difficult to measure, there are measures of a narrower concept, social trust, and empirical studies have shown that social trust is negatively related to inequality.Document
Reducing inequality and poverty while mitigating climate change: key challenges for research and practice in middle-income countries in Africa and Latin AmericaEnergy Research Centre, University of Cape Town (UCT), 2012This working paper, produced by the Mitigation Action Plans and Scenarios (MAPS) programme, investigates the relationship between emissions, inequality and poverty in middle-income countries in Africa and Latin America. Research on this topic is of particular importance, since changing global demographics mean that the majority of the world's poor now live in middle-income countries.Document
When disasters and conflicts collide: improving links between disaster resilience and conflict preventionOverseas Development Institute, 2013This paper by the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) argues for increased focus on the conflict-disaster nexus in fragile and conflict-affected states. It is based on a study assessing the evidence base on the ways in which natural disasters affect conflict, how conflict affects natural disasters and how people are affected by multiple risks.DocumentInternational Organization for Migration, 2012This report is the second volume in an annual series, which aims to provide regular assessments on the changing nature and dynamics of environmental migration. This volume focuses on cross-border displacement and the securitisation of migration.