Manual for Social Impact Assessment of Land-Based Carbon Projects

The Manual is designed to be used by carbon project proponents aiming for validation under the CCB Standards, or other multiple-benefit carbon standards. The NGOs involved in this initiative believe that a combination of credible social impact assessment methods and robust standards for verifying co-benefits provides an important way of promoting positive social outcomes of land-based carbon projects.

Draft Climate Change Adaptation Strategy for London: Public Consultation Draft

This draft strategy proposes a broad range
of measures on how London could potentially
manage the challenges extreme weather
conditions will bring. The strategy is now out for public consultation and Londoners have a
crucial role to play in developing an effective,
workable response. As stated by the Mayor, Boris Johnson, in the foreword: "This vital issue requires an
unprecedented conversation between City Hall
and Londoners. We are calling on people to tell
us what their solutions are. To help galvanise

National Climate Change Adaptation Research Plan: Primary Industries

This draft plan is one of a series of national research plans being developed by the National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility (NCCARF) to guide and coordinate climate change adaptation research in Australia.

The research plan focuses on providing information on three broad categories that were identified as necessary to enhance decision-making about adaptation in Australia.

Advance Guard: Climate Change Impacts, Adaptation, Mitigation and Indigenous Peoples – A Compendium of Case Studies

UNU Advance Guard: Climate Change Impacts, Adaptation, Mitigation and Indigenous Peoples Compendium of Case Studies. The compendium presents a wide-ranging overview of more than 400 projects, case studies and research activities specifically related to climate change and Indigenous Peoples.

Microinsurance for Disaster Risk Reduction – Course Material

Training modules are designed to increase the level of awareness about microinsurance amongst organisations. They emerge from All India Disaster Mitigation Institute's (AIDMI) experience with it's Afat Vimo (disaster insurance) work in India and in the region. This course material is developed with support from ADPC, Proventium Consortium, and UNDP among others.

How to Use this Course Material

Silva Mediterranea Newsletter n°2: Editorial on Silva Mediterranea

The Mediterranean is considered as one of the regions in
the world where the concept of sustainable development is
the most meaningful because of the vulnerability of its
ecosystems which are already affected by degradation. It is
also a region where regional cooperation (North-South,
North-North and South-South) is particularly relevant today
to overcome the challenge of adapting to climate change.
Indeed, this region which is already highly vulnerable to
natural disasters (earthquakes, volcanic activity, floods,

Australian Climate Change Science – A National Framework

This framework (National Framework for Climate Change Science) focuses on the fundamental climate system science in Australia. It provides essential system knowledge to understand climate change impacts, develop adaptation strategies, and manage carbon emissions. The framework identifies Australian national climate change science priorities for the coming decade and sets out ways to harness the scientific capacity to address them.