University College Cork

University College Cork (UCC) was founded in 1845 and combines a rich tradition of teaching, research and scholarship.  UCC supports about 20,000 students with 150,000 alumni worldwide and is ranked in the top 2% of universities worldwide based on the quality of our research output and peer esteem. In 2010, UCC was the first third level education institute worldwide to receive the Green Campus award. In 2013, it became the first third level institute to hold a Green Flag award, and in 2016 successfully renewed its Green Flag award.

UCC has six priority research areas (Health and Wellbeing; Food and Nutrition; Future and Emerging Technologies; Sustainability and Climate Action; Culture, Society Rights and Identify; Financial and Business Services) delivered by four colleges (Celtic Studies and Social Sciences College of Arts; Medicine and Health; Business and Law; Science, Engineering and Food Science) supported by five research institutes (BioSciences Institute; Tyndall National Institute; ISS-21; Food Institute; Environmental Research Institute).

Climate Ireland

Researchers at Centre for Energy, Climate and Marine (MaREI), coordinated by the Environmental Research Institute (ERI) at University College Cork (UCC) are responsible for the development and delivery of Ireland’s national climate change adaptation platform Climate Ireland together with the Irish Centre for High-End Computing (ICHEC) at the National University of Ireland Galway (NUIG).  This work is funded by Ireland’s Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment and Environmental Protection Agency.

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Climate Change Adaptation Knowledge Platforms

This Network, managed by the KE4CAP project, provides a space for adaptation knowledge platform operators and managers to connect and learn from one another.

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Topic 9: Quality assurance, credibility and usability of CAPs

This page features the key lessons shared by KE4CAP climate adaption platforms (CAPs) on the current practices, innovations and challenges related to the quality assurance, credibility and usability of CAPs.

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Topic 10:  Platform architecture and technical development

This page features the key lessons shared by KE4CAP climate adaption platforms on the current practices, innovations and challenges related to platform architecture and technical development.

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Topic 11: Governance of CAPs

This page features the key lessons shared by KE4CAP climate adaption platforms (CAPs) on the current practices, innovations and challenges related to the governance of CAPs.

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Topic 12:  Social justice and equity

This page features the key lessons shared by KE4CAP climate adaption platforms on the current practices, innovations and challenges related to social justice and equity.

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Topic 8: Business models and value propositions for financing CAPs

This page features the key lessons shared by KE4CAP climate adaption platforms (CAPs) on the current practices, innovations and challenges related to the business models and value propositions for financing CAPs.

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Topic 3: The role of CAPs in supporting monitoring, reporting, and evaluation of progress in adaptation

This page features the key lessons shared by KE4CAP climate adaption platforms on the current practices, innovations and challenges related the monitoring, reporting, and evaluation of progress in adaptation.

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