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Follow-up to Webinar on Guidelines for Climate Mitigation Evaluations

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By: Christine Wörlen, Senior Evaluation Consultant, Arepo Consult Germany
On: Friday, Nov 30, 2012

Christine Woerlen outlines the content of her recent webinar and answers some of the questions raised in more detail.  The webinar-recording and the slides are now available.

Guidelines for Climate Change Mitigation Evaluations: Part II

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By: Christine Wörlen, Senior Evaluation Consultant, Arepo Consult Germany
On: Tuesday, Nov 20, 2012

by Dr. Christine Woerlen*, Sr. Consultant, GEF Evaluation Office

Since my last blog post in July - guidelines for climate change mitigation evaluations part I, part II has been completed. So now it's time to summarize what can be found in the guidelines.

IEG's Evaluation of Climate Adaptation at the World Bank Group

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By: Ken Chomitz, Senior Advisor, Independent Evaluation Group (IEG) - World Bank Group
On: Monday, Nov 12, 2012

By Ken Chomitz*, Sr. Advisor at the Independent Evaluation Group of the World Bank

As the readers of this blog know, climate change adaptation is a sprawling and confounding concept, challenging both to pursue and to evaluate. IEG has just completed a wide-ranging assessment of the World Bank Group experience with adaptation, and I wanted to share with our fellow evaluators some highlights of how we approached the problem, and what we learned.

For us, the key was to distinguish three ways to adapt. You can do things that reduce vulnerability both today and...

A time of change: The evaluation of climate policy: theory and emerging practice in Europe

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By: Andy Jordan, Professor, University of East Anglia- Tyndall Centre for Climate Change
On: Monday, Nov 05, 2012

By Andrew Jordan, Professor of Environmental Politics at the University of East Anglia,

 The European Union has just published the latest in a long line of reports which examine the progress achieved so far towards targets under the Kyoto Protocol as well as 2020 targets set at EU level. It reveals that collectively the EU-15 is on track to reduce its emissions by 8% from 1990 levels. But some states, notably Italy and, to a lesser...

Identifying best practices for climate adaptation indicators

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By: Andrew Zubiri, Content Moderator, Climate Investment Funds
On: Tuesday, Oct 23, 2012