All articles for the topic: adaptation governance

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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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Mountains Connect Interregional Workshop

The Mountains Connect Interregional Workshop brought together more than sixty participants from across the world's mountain regions to share and create new knowledge and experiences on adaptation and regional governance in mountain ranges.

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National Adaptation Plans: Building Climate Resilience in Agriculture MOOC

There is a crucial connection between climate change adaptation, agriculture and sustainable development. This massive open online course (MOOC) presents key elements for this nexus, such as gender, NAPs, traditional knowledge, and links to other sectors, such as forestry.

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Launch of Adaptation Without Borders: A New Era in International Cooperation on Climate Change

This high-level event will launch a collaboration between the European Commission and Adaptation Without Borders, shine a spotlight on the implications of cross-border and cascading risks for climate diplomacy, and make the case for a new era of adaptation defined by global cooperation.

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Políticas de Cambio Climático y las Estrategias de Adaptación de los Andes

Esta publicacion es un resumen del Conversatorio sobre “Políticas de Cambio Climático y las Estrategias de Adaptación en los Andes: una mirada multisectorial desde las montañas”. Read this article in English here.

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Current state of climate change policies and adaptation strategies in the Andes

A new regional study on the current state of climate change policies and adaptation strategies in the Andes shows the achievements in seven Andean countries, and raises future prospects. 

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Transboundary climate risk and adaptation

This policy brief summarises the present state of knowledge on transboundary climate risks and discusses the implications for adaptation programming, policy and global governance.

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A Just Transition for Climate Change Adaptation: Towards Just Resilience and Security in a Globalising World

This policy brief presents a novel framework for a just transition for adaptation, with the objective of achieving globally just resilience.

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Webinar: Climate change adaptation in mountain areas - What role is there for parliamentarians?

(Video) This webinar, held on International Mountain Day 2020, explored how parliamentarians can support climate change adaptation in mountain areas.

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Adaptation to climate change in the aftermath of the Paris Agreement: on the rise globally, but policy and scientific challenges ahead

This blog reflects on the developments in climate change adaptation since the signing of the Paris Agreement.

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Governing borderless climate risks

This article looks at the paradoxes, challenges and opportunities in trying to govern often borderless climate risks through national or local adaptation policy.

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Maladaptation: An Introduction

This article introduces 'maladaptation' as a concept, explains its pertinence and explores examples of how the term has been applied.

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Sri Lankan Youth Climate Action Network (SLYCAN) Trust

SLYCAN Trust works to contribute to collective local and global efforts to address impacts of climate change, sustainable development, and social and economic issues hindering social justice.

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Climate Change Adaptation Governance in British Columbia

This article details key messages and recommendations from an ACT, SFU and Western University co-hosted workshop on climate change adaptation and governance in the context of British Columbia.

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Building Urban Resilience to Climate Change: A Review of Madagascar

This report examines the institutional environment, urban management capacity, and financial resources and mechanisms available to address adaptation in Madagascar’s growing cities. 

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Building Urban Resilience to Climate Change: A Review of South Africa

This report examines the institutional environment, urban management capacity, and financial resources and mechanisms available to address adaptation in South Africa's cities. 

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United Nations Development Programme Comoros

The Sustainable Development Goals, which came into force in January 2016, will continue to guide the United Nations Development Programme policies and funding for the next 15 years. As a UN develop

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Climate Change Research Strategy for Thailand

This case study describes an ADAPT Asia-Pacific program to develop a strategic plan that will identify, support, monitor and assess a national strategy for climate change research in Thailand.

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Mobilizing private finance: Unlocking the potential of Rwanda’s businesses

This policy brief examines the prospects for mobilizing private climate finance in Rwanda, focusing mainly on adaptation, and highlights measures that could stimulate investment.

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Using wellbeing indicators and climate information to assess adaptation effectiveness

How can we be sure that adaptation is effective? One option is to use a range of ‘wellbeing indicators’ alongside climate information to monitor and evaluate adaptation.

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Advancing adaptive governance of social-ecological systems through theoretical multiplicity

The aim of this paper is to examine adaptive governance as a theory of environmental governance.

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From Tracking to Action

From Tracking to Action

This report looks at emerging evidence of civil society engagement and identifies steps that providers of finance, governments, and CSOs can undertake to close the adaptation accountability gap.

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