Climate Adaptation: Seizing the Challenge

Feb 5th, 2014 | By | Category: Books, Publication

2014-02-05-221707_1440x900_scrotThe World Economic Forum released their report Climate Adaptation: Seizing the Challenge, at Davos last week.  The report was co-authored by the Global Adaptation Institute (now Notre Dame Global Adaptation Index)

It captures some of the latest thinking in the field of climate adaptation, vulnerability and readiness metrics, and financing, with the goal of assisting decision-makers in the public and private sectors to unlock global adaptation solutions in the corporate and development community. 

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