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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, Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management of the Netherlands, World Bank Group, and other partners.

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

Global Center on Adaptation

Green Bonds for Climate Resilience – State of Play and Roadmap to Scale

This paper aims to deepen current understanding of the state of play of green bonds that are financing climate resilience- related assets, projects, and activities (hereafter referred to as Green Bonds for Climate Resilience).

4 September 2021

This report was prepared by the Climate Bonds Initiative for the Global Center on Adaptation, in cooperation with the EBRD.

Green Bonds for Climate Resilience – A Guide for Issuers

This Guide is intended to encourage and support a greater number of actors, and the banks that are financing them, to issue green bonds to tap the capital markets to raise the finance needed for climate adaptation and resilience. Encouraging and supporting these early movers would in turn help to create a virtuous circle of greater issuer and investor experience and confidence to catalyse the mobilisation of finance for climate resilience action at scale.

4 September 2021

This report was prepared by the Climate Bonds Initiative for the Global Center on Adaptation, in cooperation with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).

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

Global Center on Adaptation, Centre for Environment Education, Kai Analytics, Foundation for Environmental Education

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

Global Commission on Adaptation

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.

25 January 2021

Global Center on Adaptation, World Resources Institute, Resilient Cities Network, UN-Habitat

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

Global Commission on Adaptation

Living with water: climate adaptation in the world’s deltas

Lighthouse cases for scaling up and accelerating water adaptation in delta countries

22 January 2021

Global Center on Adaptation