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- 4Birchall, S. Jeff
- 1Birchall, S. Jeff
- 1Bonnett, Nicole
- 1Down, Chris
- 1Heang, Cellina
- 1MacDonald, Seghan
- 2Climate Adaptation
- 1Arctic Communities
- 1Building Resilience And Preparedness For Climate Impacts
- 1City Planning
- 1Climate Change Planning
Climate change is defined by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) as an observable change in the state of the climate taking place over an extended period of time that may be caused by natural processes (i.e., volcanic eruptions) or external forces (i.e., anthropogenic changes to...
Climate change planning: Understanding policy frameworks and financial mechanisms for disaster reliefDownload
Climate Change has been broadly defined by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) as “any change in climate over time, whether due to natural variability or as a result of human activity” (IPCC 2014). Consistent with this definition, the United Nations Framework Convention on...
Community planning opportunities: Building resilience to climate variability using coastal naturalisationDownload
Community planning is the process of solving problems, making improvements, or advancing a community in any way, shape, or form using plans, policies, and structures. This process can lead to progressive improvements in a community’s physical, social, and ecological contexts. The task of...
Financial market service describes a marketplace where financial assets (e.g., equities, bonds, currencies, loans, and derivatives) are traded. Climate finance refers to the trade of financial assets, within a market, for the purpose of financing projects that combat adverse effects associated...
Recently, humanity has been faced with the complex task of responding to global climate change. Scholars and researchers stress the urgency of climate change mitigation and adaptation, warning decision-makers of the consequences of taking no action. Climate change mitigation is currently grounded...