All articles for the topic: adaptation governance

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Adaptation Without Borders: A brief to participants in COP27

Discover key messages and recommendations on transboundary climate risks, and the action required at global, regional and national levels in this policy brief.

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Adaptation without borders: strengthening cooperation to manage cross-border climate risks

This event will explore the implications of cross-border risks for adaptation planning at national, regional and global scales, calling for cross-country engagement and exchanges on adaptation to international climate risks.

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Questioning the scientific feasibility and policy relevance of assessing transboundary climate risks

Learn about the scientific feasibility and policy relevance of assessing transboundary climate risks through this short blog post. Discover important areas for future research to advance the incorporation of cascading climate risks and impacts into adaptation responses.

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The Global Goal on Adaptation Ambition: A Global Challenge Is More Than The Sum Of Its Parts

This side event to the Bonn Climate Change Conference will be the opportunity to discuss what “ambition” on climate adaptation means in the face of systemic and cascading climate risks.

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The global challenge of adapting coffee to a changing climate

This blog showcases the negative effects of climate change on coffee production and makes the case for increased international cooperation to help coffee producers and buyers adapt to this global challenge.

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

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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Cascading climate risks: perspectives from around the world

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

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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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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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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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Webinar: Climate change adaptation in mountain areas - What role is there for parliamentarians?

(Video) This webinar, held on International Mountain Day 2020, explored how parliamentarians can support climate change adaptation in mountain areas.

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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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COVID-19 and Climate Change: A New Paradigm in Mitigating Shared Risks

COVID-19 has showed that risks are increasingly globalized and compounding. This is true also for climate change risks. We need to learn from the current crisis to build back better.

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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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