Can You Build Peace and Adapt to Climate Change at the Same Time?

By Alec Crawford, International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)

The scale of the humanitarian crisis in Somalia is immense. It has also been described as the most vulnerable country in the world to climate change. There is growing recognition that it must start adaptation planning now to protect and enhance the peace gains that have been made.

How National Adaptation Planning Can Help Build Peace

By Clare Church and Alec Crawford

In many states struggling with fragility, climate change vulnerability, and conflict are inextricably linked. Aligning and coordinating the agendas of climate change adaptation and peacebuilding will be imperative to ensure the sustainable development of these states. The NAP process presents a significant opportunity to bring these agendas together.

How National Adaptation Planning Can Help Build Peace

In many states struggling with fragility, climate change vulnerability, and conflict are inextricably linked. Aligning and coordinating the agendas of climate change adaptation and peacebuilding will be imperative to ensure the sustainable development of these states. The NAP process presents a significant opportunity to bring these agendas together. View the story Share this story on […]