Monthly Archives: April 2014

Building coastal resilience to reduce climate change impacts in South Sulawesi

Botto village with its 2,144 inhabitants is located at the Gulf of Bone in Wajo district in South Sulawesi. The villagers face severe enviromental degradation in form of mangrove deforestation. Climate change impacts such an increased number of flood, high … Continue reading

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Adapting to a changing climate in Southern Africa: A film from the first Southern Africa Adaptation Colloquium

This short film captures the key messages and debates emerging from the first Southern Africa Adaptation Colloquium, held in November 2013 and co-convened by the University of Cape Town’s African Climate and Development Initiative (ACDI), the Cape Town Climate Change … Continue reading

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Haiti’s current drought: An opportunity to build climate change resilience?

A new Oxfam research report highlights how Haiti can build resilience to climate change. Source: Oxfam – America Read full article.

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IPCC Report WGII AR5 – Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability Published

Climate change has already had a powerful negative effect on agriculture and food security for the world’s most vulnerable, and that impact will get worse, according to agricultural experts responding to the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report … Continue reading

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Preventionweb.Net – Promote your DRR work

Preventionweb.net is a platform to promote work in disaster risk reduction (DRR) and in the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action. The platform provides information by country, theme or hazard, allows sharing of our progress and lessons learned, and … Continue reading

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Has climate change adaptation lost its way?

Has climate change adaptation lost its way? By Megan Rowling. April 2014. Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation, trust.org (TRF) See related article: Kates, R., W. Travis, and T. Wilbanks. 2012. Transformational adaptation when incremental adaptations to climate change are insufficient.  

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