This special issue calls for new studies on the economics of climate change adaptation. An adaptation policy or measure can have multiple effects on various issues such as economic development, welfare distribution, and climate mitigation.
Disasters are tangible proof that something needs to change in urban settings and the built environment. But the aftermath of a disaster is also a time to reflect on tradition, history, identity, memory, and cultural meaning.
This new Fund will help accelerate the testing, adoption and scalability of digital innovations that enable the world’s most vulnerable populations to adapt, anticipate and absorb the negative impacts of climate change.
In the lead up to and during the Resilience Hub at the 26th Conference of Parties (COP26) Climate Summit, the Resilience Knowledge Coalition is hosting a video contest on social media. The contest will run from 23 October to 12 November.
This accord is meant to recognise local realities, people’s priorities, diverse epistemologies/ways of knowing and indigenous worldviews/senses cannot be a rigid list of set principles that would apply anywhere in the world.