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Climate Forum East

This article summarises the successes and lessons learned from the Climate Forum East project, which ran Jan 2013 to Dec 2014 in the six countries of the Eastern Partnership of the EU

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Climate Policy Brief for COP 21 (Paris) - Cambodia

This brief discusses the state of climate negotiations (July 2015), presents possible scenarios for the remaining steps and assesses policy options in view of Cambodia's (LDC) priorities

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Climate Change Risks and Adaptation

This report provides practical guidance and the latest evidence for policy makers on how they can more reliably estimate the costs and benefits of adaptation. 

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National Climate Change Adaptation

This report utilizes monitoring and evaluation of adaptation to identify tools that can be used to enhance learning and assess countries’ progress in adapting to climate change.  

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High-level political support & sectoral integration in NAP processes

The NAP Global Network’s inaugural Targeted Topics Forum addressed securing political support and sectoral integration in the NAP process. This report summarizes key lessons that emerged.

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Lessons Learned from Preparing Intended Nationally Determined Contributions

This paper summarises key learnings that emerged from working with a range of expert organisations to provide technical assistance to nine developing countries to prepare their INDCs.

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Principles for Indicator Development, Selection, and Use in Climate Change Adaptation Monitoring and Evaluation

The study looks at M&E for CCA in a broader context to see what the key challenges are, how M&E is being applied in the adaptation field and finally at the evaluation-policy interface.

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Material linked to the Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) from the IPCC

This page gives an overview of the derivative material from The Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) from the Intergovernmental Panel of Climate Change (IPCC) 

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The impact of climate change on the achievement of the post-2015 sustainable development goals

This work explores the implications of a potential international climate agreement on achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.

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Climate Change 2014: Synthesis Report

This report is part of the larger, Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) published by the IPCC. If you wish to read more about AR5 or see the other reports featured on weADAPT, please click here...
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Revised Guide to INDCs

CDKN and Ricardo-AEA have revised their popular Guide to INDCs, which helps countries to prepare their Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) for the UNFCCC.

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IPCC AR5: What's in it for Latin America

This report presents key recommendations from the IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report based on extracted Latin America-specific data, trends and analysis.

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Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action (NAMA) to accelerate geothermal power: Lessons from Kenya

This CDKN Inside Story looks at the Government of Kenya’s ambitions to significantly expand its power supply from geothermal sources to underpin low-carbon, climate resilient development.

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The Way Forward in International Climate Policy: Key Issues and New Ideas 2014

Summary As the United Nations Secretary General convenes a climate change summit in September 2014, and the world prepares for what hopefully will be major step forward in the UNFCCC meeting in Paris...
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The Sustainable Development Goals – Will they deliver climate compatible development for vulnerable countries?

Summary The Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) presents a new working paper, The Sustainable Development Goals: Will they deliver climate compatible development for vulnerable countries...
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USAID National Adaptation Plans - A Compendium

Introduction Climate change is one of the many challenges that developing nations face as they plan for the future. The 2014 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) reinforces findings that...
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IPCC AR5 Toolkit

Aimed at decision-makers, these two reports distil key messages for Africa and South Asia from the thousands of pages of the IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report (AR5). The reports glean the richest...
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The IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report: What’s in it for South Asia?

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has produced the most comprehensive assessment of climate change ever. The Fifth Assessment Report ( http://www.ipcc.ch ), which the IPCC is...
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The IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report: What’s in it for Africa?

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has produced the most comprehensive assessment of climate change ever. The Fifth Assessment Report ( http://www.ipcc.ch ), which the IPCC is...
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Swedish development cooperation and climate change

Introduction Development cooperation by industrialized countries is an important avenue for helping developing countries to manage the risks of climate change. Thus, it is crucial to ensure that aid-...
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Briefing on National Adaptation Plans (NAPs) for Least Developed Countries

Summary In 2010, the 16th Conference of Parties (COP 16) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) established a process to enable Least Developed Countries (LDCs) to...
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An agenda for risk-informed decision-making

Summary More frequent and intense climate extremes are expected as the climate changes; this, combined with changing patterns of exposure and vulnerability, is creating new geographic distributions...
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An Independant National Adaptation Programme for England

Summary There is a case for early Government action to promote and enable better adaptation to climate change. Although the UK’s climate is relatively benign, it is already vulnerable to extremes of...
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Supporting NAP development with the PROVIA Guidance

This brochure explains how the PROVIA Guidance on Assessing Vulnerability, Impacts and Adaptation to Climate Change can be used to better understand key concepts and available methods and tools...
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