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Guidelines for Adapting Infectious Disease Policy to Climate Change

Guidelines for Adapting Infectious Disease Policy to Climate Change
Date: Wednesday, Jul 24, 2013

Climate change may increase the risk of outbreaks of infectious diseases, such as salmonella or tick-borne encephalitis. As such a new study has outlined five main steps in assessing policies to ensure that they can respond effectively to this challenge and highlights the importance of involving stakeholders at every stage of policy assessment.

CIFOR Develops New Tools to Evaluate the Impact of Swidden on Forest Degradation

Date: Wednesday, Jul 24, 2013

The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) has developed new tools to evaluate the impact of swidden agriculture on forest degradation.

The Indonesian based research institute argues that the new tool can play a key role in monitoring REDD+ climate change mitigation programs.

Building Business Resilience to Climate Change

Date: Wednesday, Jul 24, 2013

A new report from the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) provides a detailed snapshot of the state of resilience planning among a cross-section of global companies and outlines steps companies can take to better assess and manage their growing climate risk.

Market measures in international transport can reduce emissions on poorest countries

Market measures in international transport can reduce emissions on poorest countries
Date: Wednesday, Jul 10, 2013

Market-based measures such as emission trading systems and carbon taxes can address the impact of aviation and international shipping on the world’s climate in a cost-effective way. When implemented wisely, the impact on the poorest countries would be minimal.
 

Vietnam to Host Forum on Vulnerability, Impact and Adaptation Assessment for Climate Change

Vietnam: Vulnerability, Impact and Adaptation Assessment for Climate Change
Date: Thursday, Jun 27, 2013

The July 10-12, 2013 forum-workshop seeks to familiarize Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) focal points in the region with vulnerability, impact and adaptation assessment (VIAA) - tools applied in planning CCA initiatives that address the projected impacts of climate change in the agricultural and NRM sectors of their respective areas.

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