Tag: Adaptation Gap Report

Adaptation Gap Report: As climate impacts accelerate, finance gap for adaptation efforts at least 50% bigger than thought

Finance needs of developing countries are now 10-18 times as big as international public finance flows, with a growing gap from rising adaptation needs and faltering adaptation finance. Failure to enhance adaptation has huge implications for losses and damages.

November 2nd, 2023

Adaptation Gap Report: Adapting to climate change must become a global priority

The 2022 Adaptation Gap Report estimates costs are five to ten times greater than current finance flows to developing countries. Unprecedented political will and long-term investments are urgently needed

November 3rd, 2022

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, while fewer than one third of 66 countries funded COVID-19 recovery measures to address climate risks.

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

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

Adaptation Gap Report 2017 launched today

UN Environment’s Adaptation Gap Report 2017 was launched today during COP23 at Bonn, Germany. Click to download the Adaptation Gap Report 2017. 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 […]

November 8th, 2017

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UNEP’s Adaptation Finance Gap Report 2016 Released

Cost of Adapting to Climate Change Could Hit $500 Billion per year by 2050

May 11th, 2016