All articles for the topic: climate change adaptation

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Building a competency model for Adaptation to Climate Change

September 30, 2019. TeamFit published an article about the design of a competency model for Adaptation to Climate Change.

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Towards a Global Adaptation Progress Tracker

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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Rural Nepal

Seeing beyond climate impacts in rural Nepal

This paper considers a reframing of adaptation research towards the dynamics of household reproduction and changing rural political economies in order to reveal the challenges rural populations face.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Robin Cox, Marsha Wagner and Dutch Consul-General Henk Snoeken

Learning from Dutch innovations to address Canadian climate challenges

August 26, 2019. Dr. Robin Cox participated in a roundtable with the Dutch climate consultant Marsha Wagner and climate experts. 

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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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Ouranos

Ouranos

Ouranos is a Canadian non-profit organization that engages in focused, applied science in support of sound decisions related to climate change and its impacts.

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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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indirect impact pathways

National Adaptation Plans and the indirect impacts of climate change

This brief supports countries to take stock of the “indirect impacts” of climate change and to address them in their National Adaptation Plan.

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