Tag: Adaptation

Step up climate change adaptation efforts, or face huge disruption: UN report

• Estimated adaptation costs in developing countries are five to ten times greater than current public adaptation finance flows • Fewer than one third of 66 countries funded COVID-19 recovery measures to address climate risks • Over 2,600 projects focus on adaptation

November 4th, 2021


Step up climate change adaptation or face serious human and economic damage

While temperatures rise, financing and implementation of climate adaptation is falling behind. Focus on nature-based solutions and initiatives with real impact on climate risks is needed.

January 14th, 2021

Green transport in Trinidad and Tobago. Photocredit: PTSC

Trinidad and Tobago – an integrated approach to NDCs and TNA

Building on climate action commitments and development strategies, this approach to Technology Needs Assessments offers many opportunities

September 8th, 2020

UNEP DTU Partnership expert joins adaptation board

A new board for the Adaptation Benefits Mechanism will promote adaptation action in Africa with UNEP DTU Partnership participation

November 5th, 2019

Adaptation metrics – current landscape and evolving practices

New paper on adaptation metrics highlights cross-cutting findings to help tracking and assessing adaptation needs, actions, and progress

September 24th, 2019

ADMIRE in ghana. VOTO-mobile

Partnerships for climate action: Adaptation on your phone

Partnerships with the private sector and innovative business models in the ADMIRE project moves us towards SDGs and climate goals. In Ghana through the mobile phone.

July 18th, 2019

ICAT Adaptation launch feb 2019

New project responds to need for adaptation transparency

This week marks the kick-off of the newly approved ICAT Adaptation project, developing tools and methods for transparent climate action

February 6th, 2019

Growing gap between ambition and action: Adaptation efforts need financial boosting

The new Adaptation Gap Report shows increasing gap in finance for adaptation and points to severe health impacts in a future of climate change.

December 6th, 2018

Perspectives: Adaptation Metrics

Climate adaptation initiatives are more important than ever, and globally more and more funds are invested in climate resilience. But how do we measure success?

March 21st, 2018

Economics of Adaptation

New Publication released – The Economics of Adaptation

The Economics of Adaptation: Concepts, Methods and Examples is a guide for practitioners to assess economic benefits and costs of avoiding climate change damages through adaptation by developing these estimates using existing tools and data. Click to download Economics of Adaptation: Concepts, Methods and Examples Analyses of the costs and benefits of climate change impacts and adaptation measures are important […]

December 20th, 2016