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The Paris Agreement, adopted in 2015, established the global goal on adaptation of enhancing adaptive capacity, strengthening resilience and reducing vulnerability to climate change, with a view to contributing to sustainable development and ensuring an adequate adaptation response in the context of the temperature goal. The 2017 Adaptation Gap Report, which is the third global Adaptation Gap Report by UN […]

Published Year: 2017
Status: Published
Number of Pages: 84

This first Adaptation Gap report provides an equally sobering assessment of the gap between adaptation needs and reality, based on preliminary thinking on how baselines, future goals or targets, and gaps between them might be defined for climate change adaptation. The report focuses on gaps in developing countries in three important areas: finance, technology and knowledge.

Publisher: United Nations Environment Programme
Published Year: 2014
Status: Published
Number of Pages: 88
Published Year: 2017
Status: Published

UNEP’s Adaptation Gap Report series focuses on Finance, Technology and Knowledge gaps in climate change adaptation. It compliments the Emissions Gap Report series, and explores the implications of failing to close the emissions gap. The report builds on a 2014 assessment by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), which laid out the concept of ‘adaptation gaps’ and outlined three such […]

ISBN: 978-92-807-3498-0
Publisher: United Nations Environment Programme
Published Year: 2016
Status: Published
Number of Pages: 50
Publisher: United Nations Environment Programme
Published Year: 2018
Status: Published
Number of Pages: 104

In 2014 the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) published its first global Adaptation Gap Report (AGR 2014) (UNEP, 2014), which put forward a preliminary framework for assessing adaptation gaps along with an initial assessment in three selected areas: finance, technology and knowledge. Further to the positive reception of this report, several countries requested UNEP to produce follow up reports focusing […]

Publisher: United Nations Environment Programme
Published Year: 2015
Status: Published
Number of Pages: 20

En 2014, le Programme des Nations Unies pour l’Environnement (PNUE) a publié son premier rapport sur les écarts entre besoins et perspectives en matière d’adaptation (AGR 2014) (PNUE, 2014), lequel a permis de poser un cadre préliminaire pour évaluer ces écarts et d’établir une évaluation préliminaire dans trois domaines précis : le financement, les technologies et les connaissances. Le rapport […]

Publisher: United Nations Environment Programme
Published Year: 2015
Status: Published
Number of Pages: 20