Tag: Adaptation

African school age children gathering around a sub saharian village faucet, Riccardo Mayer, Shutterstock

How to meet the needs for climate technology transfer

Research from UNEP Copenhagen Climate Centre points to ways to enable future climate action

November 4th, 2022

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

Transparency community calls for adaptation

Stepping up monitoring and evaluation of climate change adaptation efforts is needed say participants at ICAT transparency meeting

September 20th, 2022

Cambodia KjuonGo charcoal project visit

Sustainable charcoal saves rainforests

The KjuonGo sustainable charcoal reduces deforestation, while supporting local communities with extra income and adaptation to climate change

September 15th, 2022

rainwater harvesting, Hutterstock, Anna Nikonorova

Promoting rainwater harvesting

Through a new alliance, several publications and video UNEP Copenhagen Climate Centre is working with Ugandan partners to promote crucial adaptation tools

September 7th, 2022

New classification of the world’s coastlines to improve climate action

Using global geodata, on-site observations and modelling the Coastal Hazard Wheel can strengthen climate change adaptation

August 31st, 2022

IPCCC WGII report front picture

NEW IPCC report: Taking action now can secure our future

Climate change is a threat to human wellbeing and health of the planet, says the latest IPCC report on Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability with contribution from UNEP Copenhagen Climate Centre expert.

February 28th, 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

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