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2006

This paper provides an assessment of broad trends in progress on assessment and implementation of adaptation to climate change in “developed countries”, defined here as being Member states of the OECD and/or Parties listed under Annex I of the United

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
2006

Pacific Island communities are particularly vulnerable to natural
disasters - ranging from tropical cyclones, drought, floods, storm
surges and tsunamis. Each year, these events result in significant
loss of life, the destruction of homes, public

World Bank, the World Bank, the
2006

The scientific evidence is now overwhelming: climate change is a serious global threat, and it demands an urgent global response.
This Review has assessed a wide range of evidence on the impacts of climate change and on the economic costs, and has used a

Cambridge University Press
2006

This report has been produced as part of the project ‘Linking Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Management for Sustainable Poverty Reduction’, funded by the European Commission onbehalf of the Vulnerability and Adaptation Resource Group (VARG)

European Union
2006

Southern Africa is one of the regions estimated to be most at risk
from climate change. While policy responses to global warming
have been mainly driven by debates among scientists, the insights
of poor people living on the frontline have been largely

ActionAid International
2006

This document brings attention to the fact that the impacts of most natural disasters are often exacerbated by negative human impacts on ecosystems. The report argues that recognizing and incorporating the value of ecosystem goods and services into relief

International Union for the Conservation of Nature
2006

This document aims to improve understanding about adaptation to climate change within development agencies, their partners and the other institutions/individuals working in the development community. In particular, it is designed to stimulate broader

Institute of Development Studies
2006

Crucially, there has been little progress in mainstreaming adaptation within existing poverty alleviation policy frameworks. There is a lack of research on the extent to which climate change, and environmental issues more broadly, have been integrated

Institute of Development Studies