This issue includes 5 articles on climate change adaptation related issues.
Flooding and the urban poor:
This first article describes how climate change will exacerbate the problems associated with floods in urban areas, with examples from Uganda.
Climate risk integration: strategies for climate change:
This article explains how Dutch ministry is assessing climate risks and describes strategic ways to take account of climate change in programmes and policies.
Adaptation targets: mainstreaming adaptation into planning:
This article calls for improved mainstreaming of climate change adaptation into development planning and proposes ways to measure adaptation and set targets.
Community-based adaptation: assessments and development processes:
This article reports on a community-based adaptation workshop and describes how to fit assessments into broader development processes.
Roadmap for adaptation:
This last article discusses the conclusions on impacts, adaptation and vulnerability from the Fourth Assessment of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.