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HABIT-CHANGE adaptive management for protected areas

www.habit-change.eu
HABIT-CHANGE   adaptive management for protected areas
The project "Adaptive Management of Climate-induced Changes of Habitat Diversity in Protected Areas" (HABIT-CHANGE) is implemented within the INTERREG IV B CENTRAL EUROPE programme. The acronym of the project not only stands for the expected habitat chang ...
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Building resilience to inevitable climate change in Lat...

www.acclimatise.uk.com
Climate change is set to have significant impacts on countries’ gross domestic product and their social and economic development. A proactive approach to building climate change resilience can help to ensure that economies continue to thrive and grow into ...

ADAPTE: Adaptation to the health impacts of air polluti...

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Urban areas in Latin America are expected to be increasingly affected by heat waves. Yet we don’t know how vulnerable populations are to these and to the interaction of extreme weather and air pollution. ADAPTE provides expertise from the US and Latin ...
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Cyclone preparedness program in Bangladesh

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The Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BDRCS) Cyclone Preparedness Programme (CPP) covers 11 districts in the coastal areas. Volunteers have been trained to play a crucial role in the dissemination of cyclone warnings, evacuation, rescue, first aid emergenc ...

Climate Change Impact and Adaptation Study in the Mekon...

ADB Philippines, Mandaluyong City, Philippines
www.adb.org/Projects/project.asp?id=43295
The expected impact is that poor and rural people in the Mekong Delta region will have developed physical and economic resilience to future climate change and variability. The TA will contribute to the Government’s socioeconomic development goals of pover ...

Identification of Global Disaster Risk Hotspots

Center for Hazards and Risk Research, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, 230 Seismology, 61 Route 9W, Palisades, NY 10964, New York City, USA
www.ldeo.columbia.edu/chrr/
The "hotspots" project is developing a first-order assessment of natural disaster risks across the major natural hazards at a subnational scale. The project is identifying high-risk areas--hotspots--by overlaying the geographic distributions of hazard pro ...

Regional Climate Adaptation Platform for Asia

SEI Head office, Kr, Bangkok, Thailand
sei-international.org/projects?prid=1462
Regional Climate Adaptation Platform for Asia

Information flows and policy: use of climate diagnostic...

udallcenter.arizona.edu/iai/
The coupling of human and natural systems poses at least three major types of climate-related risks to human populations and economic activity in western North America;

Mexican National Strategy on Climate Change

www.semarnat.gob.mx/temas/cambioclimatico/Paginas/cambioclim...
The National Strategy on Climate Change (“ENACC”, for its acronym in Spanish) identifies specific measures for mitiga- tion, with estimates of their potential for emissions reductions. It also proposes a suite of research objectives as a tool for laying o ...

Disaster risk and climate change

UNISDR, International Environment, House II, 7-9 Chemin de Balexert, CH 1219 Chatelaine, Geneva, Switzerland, Geneve, Switzerland
www.unisdr.org/index.php
ISDR and climate change. Disaster risk reduction and climate change mitigation and adaptation share common goals: reducing the vulnerability of communities and achieving sustainable development. Governments have recognized the importance of coordi ...

Mainstreaming Adaptation to Climate Change Project

Caribean
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The objective of the Mainstreaming Adaptation to Climate Change Project for Latin America and the Caribbean is to facilitate the creation of an enabling environment in the small islands and coastal developing states of Caribbean Community (CARICOM) for cl ...
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Regional Climate Change and Extremes

Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK), Telegraphenberg A 31, 14473 Potsdam, Germany, Postdam, Germany
www.pik-potsdam.de/research/research-domains/climate-impacts...
The regional scale is where climate change impacts manifest. However, there is a clear lack in understanding and reproduction of climate induced extremes at the regional scale, especially concerning generation of intense rain and flood events, probability ...

Adapting to Climate Change in the Caribbean

Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat Turkeyen Greater Georgetown Guyana, Georgetown, Guyana
www.caricom.org/jsp/projects/macc%20project/accc.jsp; http:/...
The Adaptation to Climate Change in the Caribbean (ACCC) Project, succeded the Caribbean Planning for Adaptation to Climate Change (CPACC) project, ACCC, which lastred from 2001 to 2004, was overseen by the World Bank, with support provided by CARICOM. Th ...

CHAMP – A Managing Urban Europe Initiative: Local Respo...

Union of the Baltic Cities (UBC), Environment and Sustainable Development Secretariat, Vanha Suurtori 7, FIN-20500 Turku, Finland, Turku, Finland
www.localmanagement.eu/index.php/champ:home?language=en
European citizens are experiencing first-hand the impacts of a rapidly changing climate. Europe’s political leaders have acknowledged the importance of ambitious political targets and their implementation as a response to the challenge of climate change. ...

Waru waru in Peru

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The waru waru restoration project began in 1991 in the southern Andean department of Puno, Peru. The aim is to recover a technology, invented by the Tiahuanaco culture, that fell into disuse around 1100 A.D. Archaeological excavations of raised fields d ...

Development

Tyndall Centre (HQ), Zuckerman Institute for Connective Environmental Research, School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich, NR4 7TJ, UK, Norwich
www.tyndall.ac.uk/index.html
The impacts of climate change pose major challenges to the security and well-being of people everywhere through instability in key resources. Many governments, the EU, and the UN are focussed on security challenges of climate change as threats to thei ...

Assessments of Impacts and Adaptations to Climate Chang...

AIACC-START Contact 2000 Florida Ave. NW Suite 200 Washington, DC 20009, Washington D.C., United States
www.aiaccproject.org/aiacc.html
Assessments of Impacts and Adaptations to Climate Change (AIACC) is a global initiative developed in collaboration with the UNEP/WMO Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and funded by the Global Environment Facility to advance scientific under ...

Adaptation Initiative

Canada Office, 401 Richmond Street W. - Studio 417, Toronto, Ontario M5V 3A8, Canada, Canada
www.iclei.org/index.php?id=11709
ICLEI Canada is launching a new Adaptation Initiative in the fall of 2010, offering cities the opportunity to implement the new Changing Climate, Changing Communities Guide in real-time over the course of 2 years, with facilitation, support, and direction ...
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Promoting Climate Change Adaptation in Asia and the Pac...

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The project is designed to help address (i) the need to mainstream adaptation issues into investment planning, (ii) the need to develop a national capacity for adaptation, and (iii) the need to coordinate and strengthen international community responses f ...

Fast Start Finance

Ministry of Housing, Spatial Planning and the Environment, the Hague, Netherlands, The Hague, Netherlands
www.faststartfinance.org
Fast Start Finance aims to provide transparency about the amount, direction and use of fast start climate finance, in turn building trust in its delivery and impact. Development of the website was initiated by the government of the Netherlands, with su ...
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