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IPCC Fifth Assessment Report. Chapter 20: Climate-resilient pathways: adaptation, mitigation, and sustainable developmentIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, 2014Climate change calls for new approaches to sustainable development that take into account complex interactions between climate and social and ecological systems. Climate-resilient pathways are development trajectories that combine adaptation and mitigation to realize the goal of sustainable development.DocumentCurrent World Environment, 2013This paper provides a brief review on the global and Malaysian perspective of climate change, and its impacts on Malaysian agriculture and relevant adaptation practices. It also provides policy recommendations for better coping with the changing nature of climatic factors.DocumentWorld Bank, 2012This report, produced for the World Bank by the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research and Climate Analytics, attempts to describe what climate change impacts are likely to be felt in a ‘4°C world', i.e. a world where global average temperatures have risen four degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels.DocumentFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2009This book presents historical evidence of the linkages between climate and food security and the current challenges climate change poses on world food security. It argues that changing climatic conditions are projected to affect food security from the local to the global level as the unpredictability of weather conditions increases.DocumentUnited Nations Development Programme, 2007The Human Development Report 2007/2008 presents an overview of the threat posed by climate change in the 21st century and the need for a concerted, immediate response by governments around the world. It paints a bleak picture of the consequences of inaction, particularly in forming a post-Kyoto framework beyond 2012.DocumentClimate and Development Knowledge Network, 2012This report is a summary of the 'Special report on managing the risks of extreme events and disasters to advance climate change adaptation' (SREX) from an Asian perspective. The report was written over two and a half years and it has gone through an extensive expert and government review and approval process.DocumentClimate and Development Knowledge Network, 2012This report is a summary of the 'Special report on managing the risks of extreme events and disasters to advance climate change adaptation' (SREX) from an African perspective. The report was compiled over two and a half years by over 200 expert authors taking into account almost 19,000 comments.DocumentMultidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2011This paper examines opportunities for linking climate change adaptation and mitigation in tropical forests, and understanding the influence exerted by adaptation activities on the mitigation potential and vice-versa. Through case-studies in Latin America, the authors explore various approaches and motivations for linking adaptation and mitigation.Document
The right to development in a climate constrained world: the Greenhouse Development Rights frameworkSpringerlink, 2010This paper suggests a Greenhouse Development Rights (GDR) framework to ensure the right to sustainable human development whilst driving global emissions reductions.Document
Summary for policymakers. Climate change 2007: impacts, adaptation and vulnerability. Contribution of Working Group II to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate ChangeIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, 2007This is a scientific assessment of the present impacts of climate change on natural and human systems, and the capacity of these systems to adapt to vulnerability. It concerns the relationship between observed climate change and recent observed changes in the natural and human environment and is based largely on data sets from 1970.