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Wheat harvest in the Texas Panhandle
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The Geopolitics of Food Security

This paper seeks to give geopolitics a more prominent place in the food security debate, outlining its impact across a range of areas that directly affect food security.

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EU-Mercosur meeting
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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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Two women walking in a flooded street
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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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This policy simulation offers an interactive and productive arrangement between scientific and extra-scientific actors
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Cascading Climate Impacts - Policy Simulation

The Cascading Climate Impacts Policy Simulation encourages us to go beyond the linear process in which science is passed on to society after its production by offering a more interactive and productive arrangement between science and science users.

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 Freighters anchored at Dar es Salaam harbour in Tanzania.
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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
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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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“The aggregation of national interest does not amount to the global interest of the planet” – Youssef Nassef, Director of Adaptation at the UNFCCC
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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
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Climate-Resilient Trade and Production

09/07/2020 - 08:30 to 11:00

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
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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
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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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global connections
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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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Borderless climate risks side event at COP23
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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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Food preparation in Senegal
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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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 a satellite image shows the Nile Delta
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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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Haitian citizens crowding on a ship
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Inescapably intertwined: the reality of globalisation and borderless climate risks

Climate adaptation efforts are unlikely to succeed if done in geographic isolation. The Transnational Climate Impacts Index examines country exposure to climate change from an international view.

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Transboundary climate risks
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Transboundary Climate Risks

The Wilton Park dialogue was convened with the recognition that climate change adaptation continues to be framed and addressed primarily at the local, subnational and national levels.

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Mazenod resevoir under construction, Lesotho
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Moving towards a growing global discourse on transboundary adaptation

This briefing note describes current adaptation plans and strategies addressing transboundary risks and highlights opportunities to enhance work on transboundary adaptation.

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Adaptation without Borders
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Global adaptation governance: An emerging but contested domain

This review article asks: to what extent does global governance of climate change adaptation exist?

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Quantifying transnational climate impact exposure
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Quantifying transnational climate impact exposure

This research develops a global index of exposure to transnational climate impacts.

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Uploading freshly harvested oil palm fruit bunches. Photo: migin / Getty.
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Transparency and sustainability in global commodity supply chains

This research assesses the types of supply chain information that are needed to support improvements in sustainability governance.

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