Climatic risks to adaptive capacity

Peer-reviewed Papers

January 2024

A society’s adaptive capacity determines whether the potential of adaptation to reduce risks will be realised. In this paper, we make the case that climate change itself adds to adaptation constraints and limits.

Defining a Regional Goal on Adaptation for the Caribbean

Working Papers

December 2023

While the Global Goal on Adaptation provides a collective goal for adapting to climate change, adaptation is often a context specific and localised process. This paper proposes a Regional Goal on Adaptation for the Caribbean based on priorities relevant for Caribbean small island developing states.

Adaptation constraints in scenarios of socio-economic development

Peer-reviewed Papers

November 2023

Here, we combine data on documented adaptation from the Global Adaptation Mapping Initiative with national macro indicators and assess future changes in adaptation constraints alongside the Shared Socioeconomic Pathways, spanning a wide range of future socio-economic development scenarios.