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Container Ship

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

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

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EU-Mercosur meeting

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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Two women walking in a flooded street

Changement climatique : penser les « trajectoires » de l’adaptation

This blog post shows how adaptation pathways can help us better address climate change. 
Cet article montre comment une approche par les "trajectoires" d'adaptation pourrait nous permettre de faire face au changement climatique.

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Businessmen in Japan

Globalization of local risks through international investments and businesses

This publication explores the globalization of local risks through international investments in Asia and present a climate fragility risk index to assess a country’s suitability for investing.

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Bangkok

Transboundary Impacts of Climate Change in Asia

This paper outlines prerequisites and needs for collective adaptation solutions to address the impacts of climate change on transboundary natural resources and other teleconnections.

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European Commission

Resilience and Green recovery in Europe: the critical role of the EU Adaptation Strategy

This blog post explores the features and implications of the revised EU Adaptation Strategy that will be adopted in 2021.

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 Freighters anchored at Dar es Salaam harbour in Tanzania.

Enhancing resilience within global value chains: the implications of COVID-19 for climate change adaptation and mitigation policies

This blog discusses the implications of the COVID-19 crisis in relation to trade within global value chains (GVCs) given the looming climate change crisis.

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Adaptation Without Borders policy brief

Climate-resilient trade and production

This brief provides an overview of the state of knowledge on transboundary climate risks in Europe, and explores how this knowledge could help Member States, businesses and the EU as a whole to advance climate-resilient trade and production.

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“The aggregation of national interest does not amount to the global interest of the planet” – Youssef Nassef, Director of Adaptation at the UNFCCC

The Transboundary Risks of Climate Change

Why the UK Foreign Office’s international science and innovation division will be working closely with ODI, SEI and IDDRI to bring transboundary climate risk to the forefront ahead of COP26 and beyond.

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Container ships dock at the Euromax Terminal in the Port of Rotterdam. Photo: Frans Berkelaar

Climate-Resilient Trade and Production

This invite-only online seminar explores how European member states, European businesses and the EU as a whole can usher in a new era of climate-resilient systems.

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Rice production in Vietnam affects the food security of many – all over the world. Photo: Unsplash / Siamak Djamei

Watch the adaptation blind spot

We know Asia’s least developed countries are highly vulnerable to the direct impacts of climate change, but they also face threats from indirect impacts, which are only now starting to be grasped.

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soybeans are loaded onto a truck

Development implications from the Argentina-EU soy connection

The vast majority of Argentinian soy production serves foreign consumption, but has social, economic and environmental impacts in the producer country.

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An image of earth's atmosphere and outer space.

Reimagining adaptation: Opportunities to manage risk and build resilience

Come join us on Monday, 9 December at the Resilience Lab in Hall 6 to envision a future world in which adaptation to climate change is meeting the challenges of an interconnected world.

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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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global connections

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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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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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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 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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Food preparation in Senegal

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

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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Bags of grain arriving on the Creekside

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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