Climate change is one of the greatest challenges of our time. People and states worldwide are already affected by its destructive impacts. Especially developing countries are vulnerable to global warming and its consequences. Adaptation to climate change is a strategy with the ultimate goal of avoiding harm and costs that can arise from doing business as usual without taking climate change into consideration.
The Paris Agreement underlines the importance of adaptation and anchors the need for it in the international agenda. With the adoption of the Paris Agreement, its global goal on adaptation has been set as an indispensable component of climate action equal to mitigation.
adaptationcommunity.net was developed for the interested public and adaptation experts to provide information on applying approaches, methods and tools that facilitate the planning and implementation of adaptation action.
Climate Collective Foundation (CCF) and the Aspen Network for Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE) recently published a Climate Metrics Guide to provide SGBs, impact investors, and ESOs with a consolidated list of available tools and frameworks for climate impact measurement.
Our popular study Toward Gender-Responsive Ecosystem-Based Adaptation – Why it’s needed and how to get there has now also been translated into Spanish. You can find the hands-on report in
Check the ANDE’s blog contribution from our colleague Laura Würtenberger concerning Business and Investment Opportunities in Climate Change Adaptation. At the ANDE West Africa Regional Conference in Accra, Ghana on July 19th,
“Ecosystem-based Adaptation reduces a range of climate change risks to people, biodiversity and ecosystem services with multiple co-benefits” – this is also a finding of the latest IPCC report on
In the first semester of this year, members of the Community of Practice on Climate Risk came together virtually and shared once more their expertise, experiences and insights within the