How Can the NAP Process Enhance Adaptation in the NDCs by 2020? We’ve got three ideas.

By Janet Strachan and Anika Terton

When it comes to adapting to climate change and achieving the goals of the Paris Agreement, nations around the world have access to a few useful processes to help them reach their goals—namely, their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) and National Adaptation Plan (NAP) processes. In countries where adaptation information is included in NDCs, the two […]

Gender in National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Processes: A pilot review of climate change adaptation planning documents from 15 countries

by Angie Dazé and Julie Dekens, IISD

The linkages between gender and climate change adaptation have been recognized as a key issue under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) since the early 2000s. The 2015 Paris Agreement increased the ambition on gender, referring to gender equality and women’s empowerment and calling for action on climate change to be gender-responsive. […]

Financing Adaptation and Resilience through Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform and Fuel Duty

There is a troubling gap between the existing amount available in finance for climate change adaptation and its actual costs. Though methodologies for estimating adaptation costs are widely debated, the World Bank estimates that adaptation will cost countries tens of billions USD this century, and UNEP’s 2016 Adaptation Finance Gap Update predicts that these costs could escalate to be hundreds […]