Magnus Benzie

Research Fellow

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How the “Adaptation COP” serves to build systemic resilience will determine its success

Read this perspective on why the narrative of adaptation needs to shift from being a local 'issue' to a global effort, and discover why it should be a key discussion point at COP27.

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Adaptation Without Borders: A brief to participants in COP27

Discover key messages and recommendations on transboundary climate risks, and the action required at global, regional and national levels in this policy brief.

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Questioning the scientific feasibility and policy relevance of assessing transboundary climate risks

Learn about the scientific feasibility and policy relevance of assessing transboundary climate risks through this short blog post. Discover important areas for future research to advance the incorporation of cascading climate risks and impacts into adaptation responses.

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weADAPT's 15th Anniversary: The Future of Climate Change Adaptation

SEI marked the 20th anniversary of the Oxford Centre and the 15th anniversary of weADAPT with an event that addressed goals for and barriers to adaptation, and ideas to achieve greater progress.

 
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Rising to a New Challenge: A Protocol for Case-Study Research on Transboundary Climate Risk

This work aims to demonstrate why the transboundary nature of climate risk requires a distinct analytical approach and proposes a seven-step guide that aims to facilitate the exploration of transboundary climate risk through case-study-based research for adaptation.

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Climate risks to trade and food security: implications for policy

This policy brief presents insights from a groundbreaking assessment of climate risks to international trade in six major commodities.

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Adaptation Without Borders

Climate change – and adaptation to it – will occur in a globalized, hyper-connected world. 
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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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