Julia Barrott

I manage and curate content for and support the development of the weADAPT platform, and help to foster current and new collaborations with internal and external partners (so please do get in touch if you want to know more about weADAPT!) As a researcher I am involved in research relating to SEI’s initiatives on Climate Finance and Climate Services, and the EU H2020 PLACARD project. I also assist the Capacity Development Director at SEI.

I hold a masters degree in Environmental Geoscience from Imperial College London and a DPhil in Earth Sciences (past climate reconstruction) from the University of Oxford. I joined SEI in September 2015 in order to pursue a research path relevant to sustainable development, climate change adaptation and mitigation.

Children of the Sao Felix community in the Brazilian Amazon. Photo by Neil Palmer/CIAT for Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR). www.cifor.org

Conservation Organizations Need to Consider Adaptive Capacity

This article discusses why adaptive capacity assessment represents a critical tool supporting conservation planning and management. It also evaluates key factors guiding conservation NGOs.

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Climate extremes and resilient poverty reduction

Three ODI case studies – on drought risk in Mali, heatwaves in India and typhoons in Philippines – illustrate the relationship between climate change, climate extremes, disasters and poverty impacts

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How are dedicated climate funds progressing towards impact?

This short update summarises results reported in 2015 by 14 funds which have collectively approved more than $8.7 billion for climate change projects in developing countries. 

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Climate finance: is it making a difference?

This report, for the first time, analyses a decade of contributions and spending to nine major international and two national funds set-up to tackle climate change.

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Financing Inclusive Low-Carbon Resilient Development: Nepal

This report analyses the new financial delivery structures in Nepal that have been set up to channel low-carbon climate-resilient development finance to the poor, focusing on alternative energy.

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COP21: Development & Climate Days

The theme this year is "Zero poverty, zero emissions: tough talk on poverty and climate", reflecting the importance of achieving an agreement on climate change that is fair, as well as ambitious.

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Julia is a member of the following Themes, Networks or Projects

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Disasters and Climate Change

Generating knowledge to integrate disaster risk reduction (DRR) with equitable, sustainable and resilient development, recognizing that development and DRR are interlinked.  
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Capacity Development

To improve the capacity of research and training institutions in developing countries to support climate change adaptation and mitigation action.
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EcoAdapt

EcoAdapt - Ecosystem‐based strategies and innovations in water governance networks in Latin American landscapes 
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Synergies between Adaptation and Mitigation

Exploring the co-benefits of adaptation and mitigation.
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Small Islands and Climate Change

Promoting an understanding of the vulnerabilities and resilience of islands not only among SIDS but also among countries with islands.
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Cities and climate change

Views on trends, challenges, findings and case studies of cities adapting throughout the world.
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