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Civil Society Guide to Healthy Rivers and Climate Resilience

What's in the Guide

Using case studies and examples from around the world, the guide answers questions that help assess, address, and adapt to a world of increasing climate risks.
  • What is the value of our rivers, and what do they mean for climate resilience?
  • What are climate risks to rivers, ecosystem services, dams, and communities?
  • How can we evaluate dams and other water and energy projects, in lieu of climate resilience of local communities?
  • How can we develop adaptation plans that address these risks?
  • How can we avoid “maladaptation”?
  • What are more resilient solutions for meeting water and energy needs?