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  1. The National Adaptive Capacity Framework: Key Institutional Functions for a Changing Climate

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    Guide
    2009

    The National Adaptive Capacity (NAC) Framework represents a new way of thinking about adaptation planning and evaluation, which is being designed by the World Resources Institute (WRI) in consultation with a wide range of adaptation experts and stakeholders.  NAC takes as its starting point the idea that all national adaptation systems will need to perform a similar set of functions if adaptation is to proceed effectively.

  2. Climate Change 2007: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability

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    This document provides the most comprehensive and up-to-date scientific assessment of the impacts of climate change, the vulnerability of natural and human environments, and the potential for response through adaptation.

  3. Defining response capacity to enhance climate change policy

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    Overview
    2005

    This paper, published in Environmental Science & Policy, highlights the lack of consistency between who makes climate change adaptation and mitigation decisions and who implements them.  The authors believe that it is necessary to understand societal responses before a meaningful national climate policy can be implemented.

  4. UK Climate Impacts Program Tools

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    Website
    2010

    These tools help organizations or businesses measure climate change, adaptability, risk and perform economic analysis for climate change adaptation which can be used for baseline studies, capacity indicators and frameworks for design.

  5. Operationalising a resilience approach to adapting an urban delta to uncertain climate changes

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    Example
    2010

    This paper presents a case-study on a system-oriented strategy: strengthening the resilience of the impacted system to climatic changes. A central question in this paper is: what could a resilience approach to climate change adaptation entail for an urban delta? 

  6. Economic Evaluation of Climate Change Adaptation Projects

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    Example
    2010

    This guide form the World Bank highlights a number of key challenges and solutions to carrying out analysis of the economic viability of climate change adaption projects.

  7. Climate Change Impact and Adaptation Study for Bangkok Metropolitan Region

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    2009

    This report form the World Bank is the primary output from the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration's analysis of climate change impact and adaptation in the Bangkok Metropolitan Region.

  8. Health Impacts of Climate Change: Adaptation Strategies for Western Australia

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    2008

    This report from the Western Australian Department of Health aims to provide an overview of the impact of climate change on the health of people living in Western Australia in the future. While it is based on limited information, it is designed as a starting point for discussions on these matters.

  9. Reducing the Risk of Disasters and Climate Variability in the Pacific Islands – Timor-Leste

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    Overview
    2010

    This paper from the World Bank aims to assess the extent to which disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation have taken place in Timor-Leste.

  10. Reducing the Risk of Disasters and Climate Variability in the Pacific Islands – Vanuatu

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    This paper from the World Bank aims to assess the extent to which disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation have progressed in Vanuatu.

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