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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.

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

A System-wide Approach for Infrastructure Resilience

A revolution in the planning, design, financing, and delivery of infrastructure is urgently needed to meet the acute needs of our warming world.

22 January 2021

Asian Development Bank and Global Center on Adaptation

Stocktake of Climate-resilient Infrastructure Standards

Consistent standards, codes, guidance documents and rating systems (collectively “standards”) underpin efforts to ensure that infrastructure is resilient to climate change.

21 December 2020

Danilo Cançado and Michael Mullan

Adaptation of Infrastructure Systems

Infrastructure systems, defined in this paper as conventional “economic infrastructure” (energy, transport, digital communications, water, and waste management), sustain civilizations.

23 September 2019

Jim W. Hall, Jeroen C.J.H. Aerts, et. al.

The Role of the Natural Environment in Adaptation

Climate change impacts are already being widely felt and will increase in severity by the middle of this century, further changing rainfall regimes and increasing the frequency of high temperatures, storms, floods and other extreme events.

23 July 2019

Valerie Kapos. Sylvia Wicander, et. al.