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Bhutan and Climate Change: mountain men and women are impacted differently by climate change

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New ways to communicate climate change and adaptation - is it time for something “loopy”? | International Institute for Environment and Development

New ways to communicate climate change and adaptation - is it time for something “loopy”? | International Institute for Environment and Development | adapting to climate change | Scoop.it
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CLIMATE CHANGE: Farmers too hungry to adapt

CLIMATE CHANGE: Farmers too hungry to adapt | adapting to climate change | Scoop.it
Small farmers in the developing world who are going hungry for long periods of time - in some cases for up to half the year in Ethiopia's Borana region - are failing to find ways to adapt to an increasingly erratic climate, a new survey has found.
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Land Use, Climate Change Adaptation And Indigenous Peoples By Kirsty Galloway McLean

Land Use, Climate Change Adaptation And Indigenous Peoples By Kirsty Galloway McLean | adapting to climate change | Scoop.it
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Toolkit for Enhancing Community-Based Adaptation

Toolkit for Enhancing Community-Based Adaptation | adapting to climate change | Scoop.it

The CBA Toolkit offers a practical “how-to” guide for project teams in completing the project cycle for CBA projects. It includes step-by-step guidance and recommended tools for all stages of the project cycle, along with links to useful resources and checklists for key project documents. It also includes CBA Project Standards to help ensure high quality analysis, design, implementation and information & knowledge management (including monitoring & evaluation) in your CBA project.


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Land use, climate change adaptation and indigenous peoples | OurWorld 2.0

The resilience of indigenous people, key in climate change adaptation, is rooted in traditional knowledge and deep understanding of the land.
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Vancouver creates plan for climate change adaptation | Canadian Underwriter

The City of Vancouver voted on July 24 to approve in principle a comprehensive climate change strategy that will address more frequent and intense storm activity, coastal flooding, sewer back-up and hotter summers.
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Why it's okay to mix up climate mitigation, adaptation

Why it's okay to mix up climate mitigation, adaptation | adapting to climate change | Scoop.it

In the face of continuing non-action on climate change policy at the national and international levels, we’ve seen a growing fatigue develop around the topic of corporate climate change mitigation. But regardless of the lack of government action, companies can’t be seen to be ignoring climate change


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Participatory video to build climate change awareness and promote community based adaptation ...

Participatory video to build climate change awareness and promote community based adaptation ... | adapting to climate change | Scoop.it


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PARTICIPATORY VIDEO TO BUILD CLIMATE CHANGE AWARENESS AND PROMOTE COMMUNITY-BASED ADAPTATION IN RURAL C

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shree hari's comment, September 15, 2012 6:29 PM
I have similar types of architectural style in the remote village (Terai) of Nepal. May be some similar form of architecture.
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Kenya's farmers spot opportunities in warming climate - AlertNet

Kenya's farmers spot opportunities in warming climate - AlertNet | adapting to climate change | Scoop.it
Some women start to grow vegetables as temperatures creep higher, while others struggle on with maize...

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Book - The Governance of Climate Change

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The Polity book catalogue page for David Held , Marika Theros , Angus Fane-Hervey , David Held , Marika Theros , Angus Fane-Hervey , The Governance of Climate Change.

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Drought Solutions: Pitcher Irrigation

Drought Solutions: Pitcher Irrigation | adapting to climate change | Scoop.it
In the arid southern Sindh province in Pakistan, farmers are employing an ancient technique of drip irrigation to what they call miraculous effect.

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Publications| Climate change adaptation in Hawai'i

Publications| Climate change adaptation in Hawai'i | adapting to climate change | Scoop.it

ICAP synthesizes its work in reports, outreach materials, and white papers, which are available to everyone for reference. Below you can find a list of ICAP’s publications since its establishment in January 2009, beginning with the most recent.

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Arcadia Biosciences, USAID And CIMMYT To Develop Heat-Tolerant Wheat

Arcadia Biosciences, USAID And CIMMYT To Develop Heat-Tolerant Wheat | adapting to climate change | Scoop.it

Arcadia Biosciences, Inc., an agricultural technology company focused on developing technologies and products that benefit the environment and human health, the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) today announced that they have signed an agreement to develop heat-tolerant wheat varieties using a range of classical breeding and modern molecular biology tools.


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Mainstreaming climate change adaptation into national planning

Ranked the no.1 English daily of Bangladesh, 'thedailystar.net' is not just the online edition of the newspaper. It provides daily news updates and is the fastest way to know what's happening in Bangladesh and around the globe.
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Climate Change: Kenyan Women demand differentiated adaptation, mitigation policies

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Climate-Proofing The Insurance Industry - Forbes

Climate-Proofing The Insurance Industry - Forbes | adapting to climate change | Scoop.it
The world’s largest reinsurer has examined the recent rise in the number and severity of natural disasters worldwide, and finds the trend bears the unmistakable fingerprints of climate change. What’s more, America is bearing the brunt of that change.
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Regional report talks climate adaptation - Columbia Valley Pioneer

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Climate change may force evacuation of vulnerable island states within a decade - The Guardian (blog)

Climate change may force evacuation of vulnerable island states within a decade - The Guardian (blog) | adapting to climate change | Scoop.it
MetroClimate change may force evacuation of vulnerable island states within a decadeThe Guardian (blog)Mann, who was part of the IPCC team awarded the Nobel peace prize in 2007, said it had been expected that island nations would have several...
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Climate Change Could Mean Smaller Fish By Mid-Century

Climate Change Could Mean Smaller Fish By Mid-Century | adapting to climate change | Scoop.it
* Human fish supplies from oceans at risk towards 2050-study * Average maximum weights for fish to fall by 14-24 percent By Alister Doyle OSLO, Sept 30 (Reuters) - Fish are likely to get smaller on ...
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Thousands of homes at risk from climate change: report

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Brisbane Airport and more than 4000 homes on the Gold Coast are at risk of being damaged or destroyed by climate change, according to a new report from the Climate Commission.
The Critical Decade: Queensland Climate Impacts and Opportunities was released yesterday by the commission which is headed up by former Australian of the Year Tim Flannery.


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Incorporating climate change considerations into agricultural investment programmes

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Incorporating climate change considerations into agricultural investment programmes (A Guidance Document)

 

FAO’s Investment Centre Division, in collaboration with FAO’s Climate, Energy and Tenure Division, has published a new report on: “Incorporating climate change considerations into agricultural investment programmes – A guidance document”. This best practices guidance document is intended to help development professionals and government officials who are involved in agricultural and rural development investment operations to mainstream climate change considerations in programme identification, design and supervision.


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Ecology and Society: Adaptation or Manipulation? Unpacking Climate Change Response Strategies

Dana C. Thomsen 1, Timothy F. Smith 1 and Noni Keys 1
1Sustainability Research Centre, University of the Sunshine Coast

 

Key words: adaptation, adaptive capacity, climate change, learning, manipulation, path dependency, resilience

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UN Launches Climate Change Resilience Project In Western Balkans, Turkey

UN Launches Climate Change Resilience Project In Western Balkans, Turkey | adapting to climate change | Scoop.it

The incidence and intensity of natural disasters, such as the flash floods last month that killed 12 people in Samsun, Turkey, are expected to increase as climate change intensifies.


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Bangladesh wins the Earth Care Award 2012 - Community Based Adaptation to Climate Change

Press release The Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) of Bangladesh won the Earth Care Award 2012 (sponsored by the Times of India) for spearheading the Least Developed Countries Fund (LDCF) project “Community Based Adaptation to Climate Change...

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