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Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability. Part B: Regional Aspects. Contribution of Working Group II to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change所収
著者:
Hijioka, Y., E. Lin, J.J. Pereira, R.T. Corlett, X. Cui, G.E. Insarov, R.D. Lasco, E. Lindgren, and A. Surjan

Warming trends and increasing temperature extremes have been observed across most of the Asian region over the past century (high confidence). {24.3}
Water scarcity is expected to be a major challenge for most of the region as a result of increased water demand and lack of good management (medium confidence). {24.4.3}
The impacts of climate change...

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Vulnerability and Capacity Assessment Index (VCAI) and Prioritizing Interventions for Climate Change Adaptation

Vulnerability and Capacity Assessment Index (VCAI) and Prioritizing Interventions for Climate Change Adaptation

NABARD Consultation Meeting

This presentation introduces the Vulnerability and Capacity Assessment Index (VCAI) developed for NABARD as a national implementation entity for implementing Adaptation Fund projects. The presentation takes the participants through the concept of vulnerability, literature related to related assessments and tools and distills necessary design...

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著者:
Jones
Roger N.
Patwardhan
Anand
Cohen
Stewart J.
Dessai
Suraje
Lammel
Annamaria
Lempert
Robert J.
Mirza
M. Monirul Qader
Storch
Hans von

Decision support for impacts, adaptation, and vulnerability is expanding from science-driven linear methods to a wide range of methods drawing from many disciplines (robust evidence, high agreement). This chapter introduces new material from disciplines including behavioral science, ethics, and cultural and organizational theory, thus providing a...

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Vulnerability and Capacity Assessment Index (VCAI) for Climate Change Adaptation

Vulnerability and Capacity Assessment Index (VCAI) for Climate Change Adaptation

Adaptation to climate change has emerged as an important developmental issue for all countries. The adaptation finances are on continuous rise, both from the global and national sources, and it is essential that the agencies engaged in planning and execution of adaptation projects and programs have a set of tools made available to them to help with...

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Climate change adaptation in water and sanitation: Pertinent issues and way forward for adaptation decision making

Climate change adaptation in water and sanitation: Pertinent issues and way forward for adaptation decision making

IGES Working Paper

Water and sanitation play an important role in the sustainable development and are central to all activities of human beings and for the health of the natural ecosystems. For the past several decades, water and sanitation, especially water sector, have been subjected to two kinds of pressures i.e. developmental pressure and climate change related...

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International Conference on Mountain People Adapting to Change. Solutions Beyond Boundaries Bridging Science, Policy, and Practice.

Dr SVRK Prabhakar, whose works have focused on climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction, said people often forget insurance is a post disaster recovery tool because of the overwhelming focus on the relief activities. The panel highlighted the need to broaden the definition of insurance, looking beyond formal insurance to nontraditional...

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Asia-Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Forum 2014, 1-3 October 2014, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Insurance thus far has not gained its deserving attention as an effective post-disaster recovery tool though the actual role of insurance is always after the disaster. Several bottlenecks that hinder the efficiency and efficacy of insurance for long-term recovery are discussed including improper insurance price signals, contract design aspects and...

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Asia-Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Forum 2014,
著者:
Ainun Nishat, BRAC University

The entire coastal belt of Bangladesh was already suffering from salinisation, caused by development and worsened by climate change. It used to be a freshwater ecosystem three or four decades ago but we had a lot of development work in the upstream area, and freshwater was reduced or supply was stopped. Salinity went up - then came sea-level rise...

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8th Senior Disaster Management Officials Forum, Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation 2014, Beijing

The presentation has two parts, the first part informs about the important lessons learned from the 2011 Tohoku disaster in Japan and the second part informs about the implications of loss and damage associated with climate change and adaptation in terms of the stakeholder perceptions and what they mean for knowledge networks.

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The forum has...

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Preliminary Focus Group Study: Australian Farmer Attitude to On-farm Risk Management and Insurance

Preliminary Focus Group Study: Australian Farmer Attitude to On-farm Risk Management and Insurance

著者:
Jay Cummins, IAFD
Ashley Lipman, IAFD
Heather Feetham, IAFD

Three focus group workshops were conducted in June 2014 across Australia, in order to assess farmer attitude to managing risk on-farm, and the role of current insurance products for agriculture. The focus group workshop research proved to be a worthwhile exercise in firstly engaging with farmers and exploring their ideas and attitudes towards risk...