All articles for the topic: adaptation without borders

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Impacts of climate change on global food trade networks

Learn about the potential cross-border impacts of climate change on global food trade, through the lens of three crops: wheat, rice and maize. Using a simple network model, this journal article projects changes to trade communities and network structures, as well as the effects that this will have on global food security.

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Shifting the Narrative on Adaptation at COP27

Read this short post about how SEI's Adaptation Without Borders partnership advanced the narrative that climate risk is a shared reality and adaptation must become a collective responsibility, at the "Adaptation COP" in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt.

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Dispatch from the Climate-Trade Nexus

Learn about the transboundary impacts of climate change from an international trade perspective, and discover how trade policy can play a crucial role in advancing climate adaptation.

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Four ways to step up environmental ambitions during Sweden’s EU presidency

Explore four specific propositions for the incoming Swedish government to consider as it develops Sweden’s priorities for the presidency in this opinion piece. These cover the energy crisis, green trade, transboundary climate impacts, and consumption-based emissions.

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How the “Adaptation COP” serves to build systemic resilience will determine its success

Read this perspective on why the narrative of adaptation needs to shift from being a local 'issue' to a global effort, and discover why it should be a key discussion point at COP27.

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How to rise to the adaptation challenge

This press conference aims to bring together different perspectives – from the public, private and research sectors – to raise awareness and understanding of the global nature of climate change impacts, and shift the narrative on adaptation. 

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Adaptation: Business opportunities and responsibilities

Explore the responsibilities and opportunities for businesses in climate change adaptation in this COP27 seminar.

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Taking a Strategic View on Climate Change: Advancing Green Growth While Managing Transboundary Climate Risks

This event explores how green growth and managing cross-border and cascading climate risk can be combined into a more holistic strategic approach to jointly address climate change mitigation and adaptation.

 

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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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The European Climate Risk & Trade Policy Programme

Learn about the European Climate Risk and Trade Policy Programme's aims and objectives to create a robust evidence base on how European trade policies and programmes can strengthen the resilience of Europe’s industries, trade linkages and global supply chain networks to cross-border climate risks.

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How to fund adaptation efforts in addressing cascading climate risks in the Hindu Kush Himalaya and other mountain regions?

Discover how to better support the HKH and other mountain regions in responding to cascading climate risks, and the financial mechanisms available to address these adaptation needs in this COP27 event.

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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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Adapting to Transboundary Climate Risks in Food Trade

This event will explore how climate change creates risks for the global food system that interact with other drivers of instability to create major threats to food security worldwide.

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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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Global Climate Services: A Typology of Global Decisions Influenced by Climate Risk

Discover a typology of decisions relying on global, i.e., non-local, climate risk information, and explore the current state-of-the-art in global climate services to address these decisions in this article.

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Rising to a New Challenge: A Protocol for Case-Study Research on Transboundary Climate Risk

This work aims to demonstrate why the transboundary nature of climate risk requires a distinct analytical approach and proposes a seven-step guide that aims to facilitate the exploration of transboundary climate risk through case-study-based research for adaptation.

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The World Conference Center in Bonn hosts the 56th session of the subsidiary bodies under the UN Framework Convention for Climate Change, UNFCCC. Photo: UNClimatechange / Flickr

Compounding resilience by pursuing global and ambitious adaptation

A side event at the Bonn Climate Change Conference in June discussed ambition on climate adaptation, the work programme on the Global Goal on Adaptation, and a new t-shirt slogan.

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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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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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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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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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