RESEARCH & EVIDENCE

Research and evidence

Robust and relevant evidence is key to driving policy change. The Adaptation Without Borders Initiative brings together key research and analysis on transboundary climate risk to deepen the available knowledge base for stakeholders and practitioners.

From The Partnership

Wilton Park dialogue on Transboundary Climate Risks
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The Wilton Park Agenda on Adapting to Transboundary Climate Risk

On 13–15 March 2019, 40 stakeholders from 19 countries discussed the emerging topic of transboundary climate risk.  

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Adaptation without Borders
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Global adaptation governance: An emerging but contested domain

This review article asks: to what extent does global governance of climate change adaptation exist?

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Global index of exposure to transnational climate impacts
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Quantifying transnational climate impact exposure: new perspectives on the global distribution of climate risk

This research develops a global index of exposure to transnational climate impacts.

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Adaptation without borders
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Governing borderless climate risks: moving beyond the territorial framing of adaptation

This article looks at the paradoxes, challenges and opportunities in trying to govern often borderless climate risks through national or local adaptation policy.

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Credit: NASA image by Robert Simmon and Jesse Allen, based on Landsat 5 data from the USGS Global Visualization Viewer.
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Meeting the global challenge of adaptation by addressing transboundary climate risk

This brief from SEI, IDDRI and ODI finds that a transboundary view of climate risk creates opportunities for international cooperation on adaptation.

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Other Articles of Interest

global connections
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Towards a Global Adaptation Progress Tracker: first thoughts

This paper proposes to measure adaptation progress directly at the global level through the development of new indicators and using new technologies - the Global Adaptation Progress Tracker.

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Uploading freshly harvested oil palm fruit bunches. Photo: migin / Getty.
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Transparency and sustainability in global commodity supply chains

This research assesses the types of supply chain information that are needed to support improvements in sustainability governance.

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food
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Webinar: Meeting the global challenge of adaptation by addressing transboundary climate risk

This webinar focuses on the importance to adopt a transboundary view of climate risk, which explicitly recognizes the interconnections between people, ecosystems and economies in a globalized world.

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Agricultural workers
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Transnational climate change impacts: An entry point to enhanced global cooperation on adaptation?

This brief explains how SEI developed indicators of transnational climate change impacts and discusses some of the implications for national adaptation planning and global cooperation on adaptation.

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Shipping containers
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Introducing the Transnational Climate Impacts Index: Indicators of country-level exposure – methodology report

This paper introduces a new framework for examining climate change impacts and adaptation needs from an international perspective.

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Senegal women
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Reducing vulnerability to food price shocks in a changing climate

This brief explores the impacts of food price shocks in a changing climate.

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