AdaptNet for 17 June 2008
- What would Australia Look Like in 2020?
- Significant Impacts on US Transportation-Climate Change
- Stern Outlines the Key Elements of a Global Climate Policy
- Security Implications of Climate Change for West Africa
- Adaptation to Climate Variability and Change-India
- Climate Change and Global Warming Conference-Germany
The report captures ideas and issues raised at the Australia 2020 summit. It presents the ideas in accordance with the priorities given to them by the stream participants. The report provides an impetus for further discussion, conversation and action on Australia’s long-term policy development challenges including climate change and cities.
Australia 2020 Summit – Population, Sustainability, Climate Change Water and the Future of Our Cities, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, Australian Government, May 2008 [PDF]
The report focuses on the consequences of climate change for the infrastructure and operations of U.S. transportation. It suggests appropriate adaptation strategies and organizational responses. The report provides guidance for transportation decision makers on how best to proceed.
Potential Impacts of Climate Change on U.S. Transportation, Transportation Research Board Special Report 290, National Research Council of the National Academies, Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC, USA, March 2008 [3.32 MB, PDF]
Stern is back with a new paper putting forward a set of proposals on global climate policy that addresses three basic principles: effectiveness; efficiency; and equity. On adaptation, the paper examines how adaptation assistance can be integrated into development spending so as to deliver goals most effectively without substituting for existing commitments.
Key Elements of a Global Deal on Climate Change, Nicholas Stern, The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), May 2008 [PDF]
The report investigates the impacts of climate change on security in two different countries in West Africa: Ghana and Burkina Faso. It sets out scenarios for the future security implications of climate change and identifies particular flash point issues that domestic authorities and external actors should bear in mind when designing development programs.
Assessing the Security Implications of Climate Change for West Africa – Country Case Studies of Ghana and Burkina Faso, Oli Brown and Alec Crawford, International Institute of Sustainable Development-IISD, Canada, 2008 [PDF]
These conference proceedings summarize the discussions held in New Delhi on ‘adaptation to climatic variability and change’. The conference brought together participants that included governmental decision-makers, physical and social scientists, and field practitioners. It catalyzed collaboration and clarified some of the core issues areas that adaptation strategies need to address.
Adaptation to Climate Variability and Change – Proceedings of the International Conference on Adaptation to Climate Variability and Change, Institute for Social and Environmental Transition-ISET, and Winrock International India-WII, January 05-07, 2006, New Delhi, India [PDF]
5th International Conference on Climate Change and Global Warming (CCGW-2008) will be held in Frankfurt, Germany from 12-14 September 2008. The Conference will bring together leading researchers, engineers and scientists working in the fields (theoretical, experimental and applied) of climate change and global warming. Papers may be submitted by 30 June 2008.
5th International Conference on Climate Change and Global Warming (CCGW-2008), WASET Technical Committee on Climate Change and Global Warming, Frankfurt, Germany, September 12-14, 2008
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