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Adaptation Gap Report 2020

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14 January 2021
The fifth edition of the UNEP Adaptation Gap Report looks at progress in planning, financing, and implementing adaptation – with a focus on nature-based solutions.

WASP Brief #1 - Decision Support Tools and Platforms

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24 November 2020
This WASP brief looks at adaptation decision support tools and platforms. The Science for Adaptation Policy Brief Series targets researchers, policymakers, and practitioners to help them bridge the science-policy-action interface.

WASP Brief #2 - Transboundary Climate Risk

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24 November 2020
This WASP brief looks at transboundary climate risk and adaptation. The Science for Adaptation Policy Brief Series targets researchers, policymakers, and practitioners to help them bridge the science-policy-action interface.

WASP Brief #3 - High-end Climate Change

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24 November 2020
This WASP brief looks at high-end climate change and adaptation. The Science for Adaptation Policy Brief Series targets researchers, policymakers, and practitioners to help them bridge the science-policy-action interface.

Adaptation Futures 2016: Practices and Solutions 2016

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25 June 2016
This conference synthesis aims to distill some high-level messages about the present state and future direction of adaptation research, policy and practice, and to provide a quick overview of the 159 conference sessions. 

Supporting NAP development with the PROVIA Guidance: A user companion

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25 March 2014
This user companion explains how a major new resource, the PROVIA Guidance on Assessing Vulnerability, Impacts and adaptation to Climate Change, can be used to better understand key concepts and available methods and tools throughout the NAP process.

Research Priorities on Vulnerability Impact and Adaptation

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11 March 2013
The focus of the Global Programme of Research on Climate Change Vulnerability, Impacts, and Adaptation (PROVIA)  Research Priorities are on vulnerability, impacts, and adaptation (VIA), rather than climate science per se, and the VIA topics depend to a varying extent on the state of climate knowledge. 

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