Pocket guide to adaptation under the UNFCCC

, 124 pages
PDF (1.48 MB)
Published: April 2019
Product code:G04466

This Pocket Guide provides a brief history of the global community’s response to adaptation under the UNFCCC since 1992. Although the response has gathered pace in recent years, it has yet to gather sufficient momentum. In the 2015 Paris Agreement, attempts were made to correct the balance of attention between adaptation and mitigation. However, many of the concepts and metrics around adaptation still lack clear definition, and many challenges remain, in streamlining the global response to adaptation and providing vulnerable countries and communities the support they need to deal with one of the biggest challenges facing humankind today.

Cite this publication

Sharma, A. and Venturini, S. (2019). Pocket guide to adaptation under the UNFCCC. .
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