Case Studies

Fish pond and rice paddy fields in Aileu, Timor-Leste. Photo by Jharendu Pant, 2012.
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A rights-based perspective on adaptive capacity for aquatic agricultural systems in Timor-Leste

This paper considers how a rights-based approach broadens understanding of adaptive capacity while directing attention towards causes of exclusion and marginalisation.

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Equitable Resilience in Local Institutions
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Equitable Resilience in Local Institutions

ERLI looks at how resilience practice plays out ‘on-the-ground’ through in-depth and qualitative case studies of nine local institutions in Bangladesh. 

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U.S.DOT_2014
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Securing Rail Shipping in a Warming Climate

The US Federal Railroad Administration adopting new safety standards to protect against rail buckling

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Lurie2_2012
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The state of New York launching a full portfolio of measures to adapt to climate change

The state of New York launching a full portfolio of measures to adapt to climate change

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Pipeline
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Using Generators to Run Pipelines during Power Outages

Colonial Pipeline using mobile generators and transformers help quick recovery after power outages due to hurricanes.

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Eskom_2011
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Strategic Approach to Climate Change Resilience

Eskom adopting a holistic and integrated risk-based approach to understand and respond to the climate change.

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Fine-Tuning Observations to Better Manage and Design Hydroelectricity Assets

Landsvirkjun adjusting its reservoir-management plans and the design of new assets to take advantage of increasing glaciers melt.

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ManitobaHydro_2014
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Climate Change Assessment for Hydropower Project Licensing

Manitoba Hydro incorporating climate change impacts into the environmental assessment and into the economic assessment of the Keeyask Generating Station Project for the licensing process.

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ExonMobil_2010
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Storage Tank Protection to Extreme Weather and Strong Winds

ExxonMobil installing wind girders top of its tanks to protect them against collapsing during extreme winds.

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Engaging the Public into Climate Resilience

Réseau de Transport d’Électricité de France engaging consumers to manage peak electricity demand with communication expertise.

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Hoherd_2012
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Reducing energy demand with conservation standards

The U.S. Department of Energy adopting energy conservation standards leading to energy savings

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Heat&Glo
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Optimising equipment operation for warmer temperatures

PG&E developing operating practices to reduce the vulnerability of substation equipment to increasing temperatures.

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