Policy and Technical Papers
Protect, Prepare, Prioritize: A call to action on climate and children
With over 1 billion children at extremely high risk now, and 4.2 billion children to be born over the next 30 years, there is an urgent need for countries to adapt, prepare and build resilience in preparation for more frequent and severe climate hazards.
2 September 2022
Case Studies on Adaptation and Climate Resilience in Schools and Educational Settings
This publication documents 15 innovative ideas and actions adopted and implemented by educational institutes in Africa, and across the globe. The purpose of this knowledge product is to provide case study examples on adaptation and climate resilience in schools, to offers insights to schools based in Africa, and to amplify real life climate adaptation actions, designed and implemented in different countries across the world.
4 May 2022
Climate-Resilient Infrastructure Officer Handbook
Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) are a key entry point to integrate climate adaptation and resilience into infrastructure projects and address climate change impacts. Yet, while there is a strong body of knowledge on guidance for PPPs and literature on climate risks, resilience, and infrastructure, countries lack information on how to bring those two fields together.
13 September 2021
Global Center on Adaptation High-Level Communique: The Adaptation Acceleration Imperative for COP26
Over fifty leaders from the international climate and development community attended the Dialogue which concluded with a Communique adopted in the presence of the Dialogue’s Co-Conveners.
6 September 2021
Young People and Drivers and Barriers to Climate Adaptation Action
Young people are going to bear the brunt of climate change, so we must involve them—now—as we draw up solutions.
10 August 2021
A Blueprint for Digital Climate-Informed Advisory Services: Building the Resilience of 300 Million Small-Scale Producers by 2030
This paper discusses the role of digital climate-informed advisory services in building the resilience of small-holder producers by 2030.
29 July 2021
Joint Statement on Accelerating Climate Adaptation in Cities – 1000 Cities Adapt Now global program
Cities and their growing populations are impacted by climate change on a daily basis. The need to accelerate adaptation in cities and to invest in solutions with multiple benefits is higher than ever before.
Principles for Locally Led Adaptation Action
The Global Commission on Adaptation developed a set of principles, based on over a year of consultations, to strengthen locally led adaptation. As of July 2021, over 70 organizations have endorsed these principles, committing to make changes and strengthening existing efforts to meet this urgent adaptation agenda.
24 January 2021
Innovative Financing Models for Private Sector Investment in Nature Based Solutions for Adaptation
The Global Commission on Adaptation’s Action Track on Nature-Based Solutions (NBS) hosted a virtual workshop on Innovative Financing Models for Private Investment in Nature-Based Solutions for Adaptation on 14 October 2020.
23 January 2021