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  1. Strengthening the Philippines’ Institutional Capacity to Adapt to Climate Change

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Aug 27, 2012
    In compliance with the UN General Assembly Resolution on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), the Government of the Philippines (GOP) launched the MDGs in 2000 and formally committed to achieve these goals by 2015. By 2007, a mid-term progress...
  2. Business Risk Assessment and Management of Climate Change Impacts

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Aug 27, 2012
    It has taken more than a century for humankind’s carbon emissions to take us to this tipping point. All indications point to the likelihood that dealing with climate change will be a trans-generational challenge. It is likely these impacts will ...
    Attached File: BPI_BRAM_CC-Phil.pdf
  3. Climate Change Adaptation Phase 1

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Aug 28, 2012
    The proposed project, which is envisaged as the first phase of a long-term adaptation program by the Government of the Philippines, is expected to have the following four building blocks:• Improve coordination of adaptation policy by DENR;• Im...
  4. Climate change impacts and responses in the Philippines: water resources

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Aug 28, 2012
    The Philippines, like many of the world’s poor countries, will be among the most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change because of its limited resources. As shown by previous studies, occurrences of extreme climatic events like droughts and...
  5. National Climate Change Action Plan 2011 to 2028.

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Aug 28, 2012
    The Climate Change Act establishes an organizational structure, the Climate Change Commission, and allocates budgetary resources for its important functions. These functions include:• the formulation of a framework strategy and program, in consu...
    Attached File: NCCAP_TechDoc.pdf
  6. Climate Risks and Adaptation in Asian Coastal Megacities

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Oct 9, 2012
    In response to client demand and recognizing the importance of addressing urban adaptation and major vulnerabilities of Asian coastal cities, the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the Japan InternationalCooperation Agency (JICA), and the World Bank ag...
  7. Asia-Pacific Regional Climate Change Adaptation Assessment

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Oct 9, 2012
    The objective of the assessment is to provide an objective, up-to-date, and comprehensive regional analysis summarized in a report which assesses the climate change adaptation needs of the Asia-Pacific region. This report will be used to inform th...
  8. An Integrated Assessment of Climate Change Impacts, Adaptations and Vulnerability in Watershed Areas and Communities in Southeast Asia

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Oct 19, 2012
    Watersheds are critical to economic development and environmental protection in Southeast Asia, and are likely to be affected by future climate change. This project assessed the impacts of climate change and associated land use and cover change on...
  9. Assessing climate change impacts, adaptation and vulnerability: The case of the Pantabangan-Carranglan Watershed

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Oct 19, 2012
    Climate change is one of the defining issues of the day. While scientists are almost one in pointing out the dangers of climate change, global response is still fragmented.The Philippines is one of the most vulnerable countries to climate risks b...