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Climate Change Adaptation Governance Indicators

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By: Donovan Burton, Climate Planning Specialist, Climate Planning
On: Tuesday, Aug 11, 2015

Planning for the impacts of climate change is a complex and challenging issue. Solutions can only be driven through informed decision-making and to date there is little evidence to suggest that this is occurring in any meaningful way in most of the cities around the world.

Book Review "The Troubled Rhetoric and Communication of Climate Change"

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By: Dennis Bours, Evaluation Officer, GEF Independent Evaluation Office (GEF IEO)
On: Wednesday, Jul 22, 2015

In this blog post I have reviewed Philip Eubanks' book titled The Troubled Rhetoric and Communication of Climate Change: The argumentative situation.

Triple Objectives: Sustainable Development, Climate Change Mitigation, and Climate Change Adaptation

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By: Debora Ley, Renewable Energy Expert, USAID Central America Regional Clean Energy Initiative
On: Tuesday, Jul 14, 2015

The basic infrastructure and services that rural communities frequently lack can be provided by low carbon technologies, potentially funded by international carbon finance flows.

The Urban Adaptation Assessment (UAA) Framework: Three Levels of Analysis

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By: Chen Chen, Research Scientist, Notre Dame Global Adaptation Index
On: Thursday, Jul 02, 2015

Notre Dame Global Adaptation Index (ND-GAIN) is down-scaling its country-level assessment to the city level. The Urban Adaptation Assessment project focuses on building a framework that will enable cities to perform climate vulnerability assessments in support of setting climate change adaptation priorities.

Communicating Evaluation to Non-Evaluators

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By: Simon Hearn, Research Fellow, Overseas Development Institute (ODI)
On: Tuesday, Jun 23, 2015

The Overseas Development Institute (ODI) has recently published a "10 Things to Know About Evaluation" infographic, in support of the International Year of Evaluation.