Climate adaptation

Reducing carbon emissions is no longer enough to halt the impacts of climate change. Many countries are realizing it's time to start adapting to a warming world. The policy world is responding. The 2015 Paris Agreement includes, for the first time, a Global Adaptation Goal. 

UNEP has implemented over 50 projects on climate change adaptation at global, regional and national levels for 40 countries. These projects cover four priority areas:

Story

Forests and passion: a hero’s guide to resisting climate change

With the launch of a major report by the Global Commission on Adaptation on 10 September 2019, we follow the story of an environmental hero from the Seychelles and their quest to adapt by harnessing the power of…

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Initiatives

Some initiatives that we are part of:

Publications

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Contact us

Jessica Troni
Head of Climate Change Adaptation Unit
Email: jessica.troni[at]un.org
Tel: +254 (0) 20 762 3794