Searching with a thematic focus on Climate change, Climate Change Adaptation, Water in climate change, Climate change mitigation
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- DocumentGlobal Climate Change Alliance, 2014Chololo Ecovillage is a part of The Global Climate Change Alliance (GCCA), an initiative of the European Union. This report argues that it provides an exemplary and empowering examples for communities to test, evaluate and apply a wide range of adaptation innovations in key sectors such as agriculture, livestock, water, energy and forestry.DocumentCDP, 2014This report is based on the disclosure of cities’ climate mitigation, adaptation and water management data.DocumentClimate and Development Knowledge Network, 2014Executive summary analysing the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report from a South Asian perspective.DocumentWorld Economic Forum, 2014This report argues that nations and communities will need to adapt while at the same time seeking mitigation solutions to climate change. It highlights an increase in the interest of the policy, business and academic communities to the challenge of adaptation and sees it as something that will need to be continued as more people feel the impacts of climate change.DocumentStockholm International Water Institute, 2013This is the report from World Water Week 2013, held in Stockholm 1-6 September 2013. It provides input into the discussions at the event which was themed ‘Water Cooperation: Building Partnerships’.OrganisationBritish Journal of Environment and Climate Change (ISSN: 2231–4784) aims to publish original research articles, review articles and short communications.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
Climate-change mitigation and adaptation in small island developing states: the case of rainwater harvesting in JamaicaSustainability: Science, Practice, & Policy, 2012This essay looks at climate change impacts on small island developing states (SIDS). It argues that climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies must be developed to cope with changes such as shifting precipitation patterns, increasing evapotranspiration and expanding saline intrusion into coastal aquifers and wells.DocumentWorld Resources Institute, Washington DC, 2012This report analyses the threats to coral reefs of the Coral Triangle, including overfishing and destructive fishing, coastal development, pollution from land and sea, and climate change related threats such as ocean warming and acidification.