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Container Ship
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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 will shine a spotlight on industry and explore actions to strengthen the resilience of global supply chains.

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Article

VKE3: Maintaining relevance

Discussions at this event will focus on approaches being used towards retaining relevance in an ever-changing world in terms of technology, data, policy requirements and knowledge provision. 

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EU-Mercosur meeting
News

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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Flooded street in Venice
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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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Asia Pacific Children and Youth Voices on Climate Crisis and Disaster Risk Reduction

Findings from consultations with children and in youth in 13 countries in Asia and the Pacific highlight their knowledge, experience and contribution to disaster resilience and climate action.

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Mountains in Nepal
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Adaptation action and research in glaciated mountain systems: Are they enough to meet the challenge of climate change?

This paper evaluates adaptation action and research in light of the challenge posed by climate change in glaciated mountain systems. 

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Two women walking in a flooded street
News

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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European Commission
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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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Bangkok
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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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Businessmen in Japan
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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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 Freighters anchored at Dar es Salaam harbour in Tanzania.
News

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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Constituent elements of the Tandem framework, from p.11 of the publication.
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A framework for co-designing “transdisciplinary knowledge integration processes”

This paper seeks to reconceptualize climate services in light of the prevailing inability of existing climate information to spur needed policy and action. It focusses on the transdisciplinary knowledge co-production process rather than the output of a climate services product.

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Mountains in Nepal
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IPCC Special Report on Ocean and Cryosphere - High Mountain Areas

This IPCC chapter assesses new evidence on recent and projected changes in the mountain cryosphere as well as associated impacts, risks and adaptation measures related to natural and human systems.

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KE4CAP
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List of Climate Adaptation Platforms

Please find below a list of paltforms working with the KE4CAP project to share knowledge and expertise across the community. 

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VKE2: Supporting and working with local actors

Participants shared practical experiences in supporting and working with local authorities and other local users, providing ideas and inspiration to apply across knowledge platforms.

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The Andes
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Adaptation to Glacio-Hydrological Change in High Mountains

This dissertation explores how adaptation is studied in mountain systems as well as what we know about and might do to address growing adaptation needs in high mountain communities.

 

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A man in coastal Bangladesh looks out over the sea which once was the land people in his village used to live on. Sea level rise related erosion is a common struggle for people in low-lying coastal areas of Bangladesh that pushes them to move, adapt and manage around. Credit: Sonja Ayeb-Karlsson
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Estimating Population Exposure to Sea-level Rise and the Relevance for Migration

This review analyses global or near-global estimates of population exposure to sea-level rise and related hazards and examines subsequent estimates of population migration due to this exposure.

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Rontocchocha, Apurimac. By SUNASS
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Hydrological ecosystem services compensation system in Abancay

The local organizations and peasant farmer communities of Apurimac hold activities to protect springs, plant native trees and build ccochas (artisanal reservoirs) to improve water regulation.

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NAP climate resilient development in Nepal
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Policy alignment to advance climate-resilient development in Nepal

This paper explores entry points for increased alignment of policy processes related to the Agenda for Sustainable Development, Paris Agreement and Sendai Framework for DRR

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Adaptation Without Borders policy brief
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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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Using the Analytic Hierarchy Process to support decision making on climate change adaptation

This manual supports adaptation decision-makers in government institutions, international agencies, civil society and other development partners to identify and prioritize adaptation solutions.

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SDC foresight risk map
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Foresight analysis: Global and regional risks and hotspots

This foresight report provides information about short- and medium-term climate-related risks and analyses these risks with regard to water, food, health and regional stability.

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CLIMAP portal
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CLIMAP portal: online climate tool to support Senegalese agricultural planning

A new online climate tool, the CLIMAP portal, has been developed to help support agricultural planning in Senegal. 

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A Story of a flood in East Africa

HyCRISTAL has spent the past four years exploring how to draw together the experiences of people living through typical flood events in East African cities.

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