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Transboundary climate and adaptation risks in Africa: Perceptions from 2021

This publication documents how African policy-makers and experts perceive climate change and adaptation risks that have the potential for multi-country to regional consequences

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How corn links Jamaica’s food supply to climate change in the US Midwest

This case study explores how Jamaica’s deep dependency on US maize affects both its economy and food security in a changing climate.

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Glacial lake outburst floods: A shared risk across the Hindu Kush Himalayas

This case study looks at how glacial lake outburst floods (GLOFs) affect the Hindu Kush Himalayas.

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A maize farmer with his crop, which has been destroyed by parrots, whose migration patterns have changed and now coincide with the end of the maize season.
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Climate risks to trade and food security: implications for policy

This policy brief presents policy insights from a groundbreaking assessment of climate risks to international trade in six major commodities.

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The transboundary implications of climate-related coastal migration: state of knowledge, factors of influence and policy pathways

This publication explores the transboundary implications of climate-related coastal migration and identifies the key policy pillars to facilitate adaptation and resilience in this context.

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Adaptation Without Borders launches collaboration with DG CLIMA to scale up international action on cross-border climate risks

At COP26, the Adaptation Without Borders partnership launched a strategic collaboration with DG CLIMA to scale up international action on adaptation to manage the cross-border and cascading impacts of climate change. Watch a recording of the event. 

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Cascading climate risks: perspectives from around the world

01/11/2021 - 15:00 to 16:00

Through a series of engaging short talks, this roundtable will showcase stories and case studies of cross-border climate risks from regions around the world.

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Launch of Adaptation Without Borders: A New Era in International Cooperation on Climate Change

09/11/2021 - 10:00 to 11:00

This high-level event will launch a collaboration between the European Commission and Adaptation Without Borders, shine a spotlight on the implications of cross-border and cascading risks for climate diplomacy, and make the case for a new era of adaptation defined by global cooperation.

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Climate change, trade, and global food security

This report provides a first systematic, quantitative assessment of transboundary climate risks to trade in major agricultural commodities – maize, rice, wheat, soy, sugar cane, and coffee.

 
 
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Current state of climate change policies and adaptation strategies in the Andes

A new regional study on the current state of climate change policies and adaptation strategies in the Andes shows the achievements in seven Andean countries, and raises future prospects. 

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Cross-border climate vulnerabilities of the European Union to drought

This study examines the cross-border climate vulnerability of the EU by focusing on the impact of increasing drought in production locations on EU agricultural imports.

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CASCADES’ Conceptual Framework of cascading climate impacts

This publication presents a conceptual framework and accompanying terminology developed by the CASCADES project to help describe and analyse cross-border climate impacts and inform adaptation policies.

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COP26: Recognising the role of trade and the private sector in adaptation

15/06/2021 - 15:00 to 16:00

This webinar brought together researchers from the Mistra Geopolitics research programme to discuss the role of trade and the private sector in achieving a just transition to a climate-resilient future.

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Transboundary climate risk and adaptation

This policy brief summarises the present state of knowledge on transboundary climate risks and discusses the implications for adaptation programming, policy and global governance.

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Transboundary climate risk and adaptation

29/04/2021 - 13:00 to 15:00

This webinar organised by Adaptation Without Borders (AWB), the Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and the World Adaptation Science Programme (WASP) was the opportunity to discuss transboundary climate risks and adaptation.

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A Just Transition for Climate Change Adaptation: Towards Just Resilience and Security in a Globalising World

This policy brief presents a novel framework for a just transition for adaptation, with the objective of achieving globally just resilience.

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  • Further integration of the challenges and benefits associated with human mobility into climate strategies and policies at national level is needed. National Adaptation Plans offer a good entry point for bringing considerations related to human mobility into the NDCs and other national climate policies.
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Climate action in the Hindu Kush Himalaya

17/12/2020 - 15:00 to 17:00

This event provided a platform for stakeholders from the Hindu Kush Himalaya to discuss how regional collaboration can deliver ambitious climate action in the region.

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Adaptation to climate change in the aftermath of the Paris Agreement: on the rise globally, but policy and scientific challenges ahead

This blog reflects on the developments in climate change adaptation since the signing of the Paris Agreement.

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Climate-ADAPT

Climate-ADAPT aims to support Europe in adapting to climate change helping users to access and share data and information on climate change projections, vulnerability and adaptation.

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The Geopolitics of Food Security

This paper seeks to give geopolitics a more prominent place in the food security debate, outlining its impact across a range of areas that directly affect food security.

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Building a climate-resilient and just future for all: Managing cascading climate risk in global supply chains

10/11/2020 - 11:00 to 13:00

This online dialogue shines a spotlight on industry and explore actions to strengthen the resilience of global supply chains.

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The EU-Mercosur trade agreement: can a trade treaty be greened?

This blog post analyzes the conditions for a "greening" of the EU-Mercosur trade agreement compatible with both the legitimate expectations of civil society and the reality of trade negotiations.

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Climate impact induced crisis in Europe: an exploration of scenarios

This report examines six scenarios of climate impacts that can trigger social, political, economic or financial crises in Europe in the next decade.

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