Searching with a thematic focus on Climate change governance, Climate change, Water in climate change, Climate Change Adaptation
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This must be the place: underrepresentation of identity and meaning in climate change decision makingTyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, 2011Article emphasising the need for climate-related science and decision making to incorporate important notions of place and identity.Document
Policy and Institutions in Adaptation to Climate Change: Case study on responding to water stress in Chitral, PakistanInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2013This publication presents the results of a case study carried out in Pakistan focused on local water governance systems in Chitral and the local capacity to adapt to changing climate conditions as part of a larger project documenting local adaptation strategies to climate-induced water stress and hazards in the HKH region.DocumentOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, 2013Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) survey and report setting out the climate adaptation challenge for freshwater management, and providing policy guidance.Document
Socio-economic assessment of Hihifo district, the pilot site for the Pacific Adaptation to Climate Change (PACC) project in TongaSecretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme, 2014How can communities in Hihifo, Tonga, protect and manage their water resources, in order to reduce their vulnerability to the impacts of climate variability and change?DocumentNorwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research, 2014This booklet is based on outcomes from a two-year Indo-Norwegian research and capacity development project titled, ‘Extreme Risks, Vulnerabilities and Community-Based Adaptation in India (EVA)’. The findings draw upon empirical data from rural communities in Jalna District in the dryland region of Marathwada of Maharashtra.DocumentWorld Resources Institute, Washington DC, 2013This paper explores how watershed development, an ecosystem-based approach for development of rain-fed regions in India, is gaining traction and political support, and its potential contribution to poverty reduction, food security, and climate change adaptation.DocumentAIT-UNEP Regional Resource Center for Asia and the Pacific, 2012This report focuses on two adaptation projects in Vietnam: an assessment of climate change vulnerability in the Cat Khanh commune; and adaptation mainstreaming efforts in Binh Dinh province's fishing sector. Vietnam is taking steps to address its vulnerability to climate change with legislation approved to mainstream adaptation into local development plans.Document
Adaptation to a changing climate in the Arab countries: a case for adaptation governance and leadership in building climate resilienceWorld Bank, 2012The Arab people have been adapting to climate change for thousands of years, but over the next century global climatic variability is predicted to increase unprecedentedly. This report assesses the potential effects of climate change on the Arab region and outlines possible approaches and measures to prepare for its consequences.DocumentWorld Bank, 2012This report, produced for the World Bank by the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research and Climate Analytics, attempts to describe what climate change impacts are likely to be felt in a ‘4°C world', i.e. a world where global average temperatures have risen four degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels.Document
A guide on adaptation options for local decision-makers: guidance for decision making to cope with costal changes in west AfricaUnited Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, 2012This guide on adaptation options is aimed at local decision-makers on the coastal regions of west Africa and takes the form of a series of fact sheets, each including methods of implementation, positive and negative case studies and estimated costs.