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Climate smart agriculture in Vietnam Photo: Flickr/CCAFS

Paris event

An invitation-only workshop focused on the international dimensions of climate risk and adaptation organized by IDDRI and AFD as part of the launch of the Adaptation Without Borders initiative.

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Transnational Climate Change Impacts

Submission by SEI relating to the Adaptation Committee's mandates

The transnational dimension of climate change could have important implications for the work of the Adaptation Committee and the broader institutional architecture of the UNFCCC.

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Rebecca Nadin

Adaptation Without Borders: Responding to a global challenge

This lightning talk, by Rebecca Nadin, Head of Risk and Resilience at ODI, presents the Adaptation Without Borders Initiative to inspire action to ‘leave no one behind’.

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Wilton Park dialogue on Transboundary Climate Risks

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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Transboundary climate risks

Wilton Park conference on transboundary climate risk

This event examined the benefits and challenges of a more multilateral approach to adaptation and disaster risk reduction.

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Facilitating Cross-Border Transport in the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation Region (Phase 1) in Pakistan

Managing climate risks: Adaptation Without Borders

This event, organised by ODI, SEI and IDDRI, formally launched the Adaptation Without Borders Initiative.

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Adaptation without borders

Catalysing a Global Agenda on Adaptation to Climate Change: Exploring Transboundary Risks and Opportunities in the Asia Pacific Region

This event explored transboundary risks and opportunities in the Asia Pacific region 

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Mountains around Davos, Switzerland

Q&A: As climate change takes centre stage in Davos, SEI research highlights how rich countries are vulnerable to transnational climate risk

This Q&A explains that new SEI research shows that the political and business leaders gathered in Davos have every reason to put climate change high up the agenda.

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Stilt houses in Bangladesh

Exploring Transboundary Climate Risks and Opportunities

This session explores transboundary climate risks and opportunities and the implications for national adaptation plans and global governance frameworks.

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Nasa photo of Earth from above

Transboundary climate risk: we’re all in this together

Wilton Park, an executive agency of the British Foreign Office, hosted a three-day workshop on transboundary climate risk.

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NAPExpo

Adaptation as a global public good: understanding and managing transboundary climate risks

This Keynote looked at adaptation as a global public good - doing so will help understanding and managing transboundary climate risks. 

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Haitian citizens crowding on a ship

Inescapably intertwined: the reality of globalisation and borderless climate risks

Climate adaptation efforts are unlikely to succeed if done in geographic isolation. The Transnational Climate Impacts Index examines country exposure to climate change from an international view.

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TEP-A Meeting

Adaptation Planning and Financing at Different Scales

Implementation of adaptation planning requires corresponding financial resources that are sufficient, timely, accessible and sustained.

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 a satellite image shows the Nile Delta

Climate adaptation must be reframed from a local issue to a global responsibility

This brief provides several recommendations on how the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) could encourage better accounting of transboundary climate risk.

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Cape town, South Africa

Accelerating Adaptation Action: The Challenge for Adaptation Futures 2018

Richard J.T. Klein, recipient of the Burtoni Award for outstanding contributions to climate adaptation science, provides perspective on the upcoming Adaptation Futures 2018 conference.

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Senegal depends heavily on rice imports

Adaptation without borders? Preparing for indirect climate change impacts

A SEI project produced resources that highlight the need to look beyond national boundaries in adaptation planning, and explain how policy-makers can start identifying indirect climate risks.

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Borderless climate risks side event at COP23

Resilience building at risk? Five key insights for addressing borderless climate risks

Can borderless climate risks be addressed in the follow-up of the Paris Agreement’s global goal on adaptation?

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Transboundary climate risks

Transboundary Climate Risks

The Wilton Park dialogue was convened with the recognition that climate change adaptation continues to be framed and addressed primarily at the local, subnational and national levels.

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Mazenod resevoir under construction, Lesotho

Moving towards a growing global discourse on transboundary adaptation

This briefing note describes current adaptation plans and strategies addressing transboundary risks and highlights opportunities to enhance work on transboundary adaptation.

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Adaptation without Borders

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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Adaptation without borders

Governing borderless climate risks

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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Global index of exposure to transnational climate impacts

Quantifying transnational climate impact exposure

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

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Credit: NASA image by Robert Simmon and Jesse Allen, based on Landsat 5 data from the USGS Global Visualization Viewer.

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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