Richard Klein

Senior Research Fellow, Professor

Richard Klein is a senior research fellow and theme leader at the Stockholm Environment Institute and professor at the Centre for Climate Science and Policy Research of Linköping University.

He is a globally recognised expert in the science and policy of adaptation to the impacts of climate change, with more than twenty years of experience in original research, science assessment and policy advice.

Richard is the founder and editor-in-chief of the academic journal Climate and Development. He has been an IPCC author since 1994, and co-director and chief scientist of the Nordic Centre of Excellence NORD-STAR since 2011.

 

Credit: NASA image by Robert Simmon and Jesse Allen, based on Landsat 5 data from the USGS Global Visualization Viewer.

Meeting the global challenge of adaptation by addressing transboundary climate risk

This brief from SEI, IDDRI and ODI finds that a transboundary view of climate risk creates opportunities for international cooperation on adaptation.

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What roles could private actors play in agricultural adaptation in sub-Saharan Africa?

This study examines proposals for 197 projects to determine the diversity of agricultural adaptation options available and to what extent private actors are involved with them in sub-Saharan Africa

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Potential applications of subseasonal-to-seasonal (S2S) predictions

This article shares the first comprehensive review of sectoral applications of S2S predictions, highlighting the opportunities and challenges facing their uptake.

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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...

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PROVIA Guidance on Assessing Vulnerability, Impacts and Adaptation to Climate Change

This guidance provides clear technical guidance on climate change vulnerability, impacts and adaptation at the local, national and international levels, in both developed and developing countries.

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

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Climate Finance

This theme focuses on how to ensure that climate finance serves to achieve meaningful, long-term change in economic and social development trajectories, particularly for developing countries.
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