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  1. Climate Variability and Climate Change: Implications for Chronic Poverty

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Aug 3, 2012
    by Lucy ScottOverseas Development Institute, 2008This paper follows the principles of the ‘bottom-up’ approach to adaptation. It believes that one of the starting points for adaptation to climate change should be the present. The focus should ...
  2. Working Group 2- Findings from AR4 and Expectations from AR5

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Aug 11, 2012
    2009 IPCC Working Group 2 presentation on analysis of climate models and scenarios based on updated data analysis of climate change impacts.
  3. Adaptation in integrated assessment modeling: where do we stand?

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Aug 11, 2012
    Adaptation is an important element on the climate change policy agenda. Integrated assessment models, which are key tools to assess climate change policies, have begun to address adaptation, either by including it implicitly in damage cost estimat...
  4. Aligning climate and development agendas in the Mekong region

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Aug 25, 2012
    Climate change is a global threat that requires multilateral solutions. Using Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos as an example, this paper highlights opportunities and strategies for regional cooperation to jointly tackle climate change impacts and move t...
  5. 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...
  6. Scanning the Conservation Horizon

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Oct 4, 2012
    This is a US National Wildlife Federation (NWF) vulnerability assessment of the impacts of climate change on wildlife and their associated habitats. it covers all the basics of climate change and vulnerability assessments. It is a good starting po...
  7. Adapting to Coastal Climate Change

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Oct 5, 2012
    This Guidebook was prepared under the leadership of the Global Climate Change Team and Water and Coastal Team of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Bureau for Economic Growth, Agriculture and Trade, in partnership with ...
  8. 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...
  9. Viet Nam Assessment Report on Climate Change

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Oct 9, 2012
    The Institute of Strategy and Policy on Natural Resources and Environment (ISPONRE) under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE), has in collaboration with national and international experts, been primarily responsible for prepa...
  10. Climate Change — The Anatomy of A Silent Crisis

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Oct 9, 2012
    Climate change threatens sustainable development and all eight Millennium Development Goals. The international community agreed at the beginning of the new millennium to eradicate extreme hunger and poverty by 2015. Yet, today, climate change is a...