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This section lists some useful online sources of information: from organizations to platforms for knowledge exchange and networks of cities and other actors. Click on the image or "More..." to access the webpage.

 

Global climate adaptation web resources

Adaptation Knowledge Resources

ICLEI- Local Governments for Sustainability

 

ICLEI is an association of over 1220 local government members who are committed to sustainable development. Adaptation is a growing area of work. You can view some of our web resources on adaptation by clicking More which will guide you to information on our regional websites. Also see ICLEI's adaptation work for more detailed information on our global and regional activities. More...

Adaptation Learning Mechanism Global Knowledge Sharing Platform

 

Emerging from a partnership between the Global Environment Facility, UNDP, UNFCCC Secretariat, the World Bank, UNEP and FAO, this online platform provides links to adaptation practice on the ground, highlighting local case studies, research and publications related to coastal and disaster management, agriculture, natural resource management, public health and water provision. More...

Climate & Development Knowledge Network

CDKN is an alliance of organizations operating across Asia, Africa and Latin America and the Caribbean that supports developing country decision-makers in climate compatible development (CCD). They combine research, advisory services and knowledge-sharing in support of locally owned and managed policy processes. CDKN is supported by DfID and the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. More... 

Eldis Climate Change Adaptation information

 

Eldis presents a dossier on climate change adaptation that intends to provide a summary of current thinking on climate adaptation issues with access to relevant and up to date resources and publications for researchers, practitioners, and policy formers. Eldis Donor Orgnisations is a database that lists donor organisations and funding sources for climate change adaptation. Eldis is one of a family of knowledge services from Institute of Development Studies. More...

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Working Group 2
Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability

 

The website of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Working Group 2, dedicated to exploring climate change impacts, adaptation and vulnerability. The website provides information concerning the  most recent activities and publications of the Working Group 2. More...

International Commission on Climate Change and Development

 

This website provides the latest environmental health news including updates on the Commission's activities and publications. The Commission published its final report on May 14th 2010. More...

International Institute for Sustainable Development IISD. Adaptation and Risk Reduction

 

This website provides the latest Adaptation publications, programmatic developments from IISD. More...

Organisation for Eonomic Co-operation and Development
Adaptation to Climate Change

 

The OECD website provides information on adaptation related to areas of the ornganizational focus: economic aspects of adaptation, mainstreaming adaptation in development co-operation, and adaptation in developing country contexts. Provides policy guidance and links to the latest OECD research and activities distinguishing between developed and developing country contexts. More...

PreventionWeb

 

PreventionWeb serves the information needs of the disaster risk reduction community, including the development of information exchange tools to facilitate collaboration. Information regarding the design and development of the project together with background documentation can be accessed here along with some services that have been put in place. More...

United Nations Development Program Adaptation to Climate Change Climate Change Library

 

The website provides an overview of the UNDP's Adaptation strategy, focusing on areas such as water management, energy, land use. It provides guidelines and resources for project development, mainstreaming and knowledge sharing. More...

WeAdapt

 

Is a collaborative, user-inputted platform for sharing and disseminating knowledge on adaptation around the world. Lead partner is the Stockholm Environment Institute. More..

Adaptation Finance Resources

Climate Funds Update

 

An independent website supported by the ODI and Heinrich Boll Stiftung, this website provides comprehensive information on the growing number of international climate finance initiatives designed to help developing countries address the challenges of climate change. More...

Climate Finance Options

 

This platform is jointly administered by UNDP/World Bank Group and the UNFCCC provides information on the  multitude of funds available for climate action in developing countries, based on the UNFCCC framework. More...

Terra Viva Grants Directory

 

This directory provides information about international grant funding for agriculture, energy, environment, and natural resources in the developing world. More...

 

 

Regional & national climate adaptation web resources

Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network (ACCCRN)

 

This website details the activities of this network funded by the Rockefeller Foundation. More...

Danish Ministry for Climate and Energy
Information Center for Climate Change Adaptation

 

This website provides information concerning the Danish strategy on adaptation within sectors such as coastal areas, buildings, planning and health. The website also provides links to case studies, publications and latest news concerning Danish activities in adaptation. More...

European Climate Adaptation Platform CLIMATE-ADAPT

The European Climate Adaptation Platform (CLIMATE-ADAPT) is a partnership between the European Commission (DG CLIMA, DG Joint Research Centre and other DGs) and the European Environment Agency. CLIMATE-ADAPT aims to support Europe in adapting to climate change. It is an initiative of the European Commission and helps users to access and share data and information.

Also see the city section for more detailed information on the connection between cities and the impact of climate change. More..

European Commission Climate Change

 

This website contains the latest reports and policy documents from the European Commission as well as links to national adaptation strategies of members of the European Union. More..

Helmholtz Gemeinschaft Regionaler Klimaatlas Deutscheland

 

The website introduces new research on climate modelling, providing forecasts for the German regions. More...

Natural Resources Canada
Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation

 

This website provides tools and methodologies, as well as case studies for best practice in adaptation strategy across Canadian regions. More...

Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research
Climate Impacts and Vulnerabilities

 

Contains information concerning the research domains of the Postdam Institute for Climate Research, current projects, and climate modelling tools. More...

The Nature Conservancy
Coastal Resilience Long Island

 

This website focuses on an interactive decision support tool for decision makers planning adaptation to climate change in the context of sea level rise and coastal hazards. More...

Tyndall Centre for Climate Change

 

This website outlines the Tyndall Centre's latest research themes and focuses under the topic of Adaptation, including special mention of climate change impacts on coastal cities and mega deltas and health impacts of climactic extremes on urban environments. More...

Umwelt Bundes Amt- Kompass
Competence Climate Impacts and Adaptation

 

This website is the center point for accessing information concerning the strategies, activities and updates of Kompass, the Competence Center for Climate Impacts and Adaptation in the Federal Environment Agency. More...