The Global Climate Adaptation Partnership (GCAP) is an international company that develops robust, flexible solutions aligned with the unique institutional requirements of our clients, from national planning to local operations.

Our distinctive approach combines in-depth knowledge and access to vast amounts of data-from climate to vulnerability, impacts and adaptation options-with strong operational and planning insights. 

 GCAP provides climate-related services to both government and commercial clients in:

  • Consulting
  • Knowledge Management (aSpace)
  • Training (Adaptation Academy)

As the pace of climate change accelerates, businesses and governments are increasingly engaging in efforts to determine sound climate adaptation solutions. Our experts understand the uncertainties of climate change and can focus on the unique aspects of the target region, whether to provide relevant analysis of the costs and benefits of climate change adaptation, to develop an appropriate adaptation investment strategy, to build a customised adaptation knowledge tool, to train clients in best adaptation practices or to find other innovative adaptation solutions.

GCAP develops solutions through a growing network of offices and joint ventures located in regions where adaptation services are most in demand.  We seek to build capacity and have an enduring effect in guiding clients to successful, sustainable action.  We have full-time staff and an extensive network of trusted consultants who can effectively deliver your adaptation services.

Climate Change in the News (Source: Climate Central)
August 29th
If you think the drought in California is bad, you ain’t seen nothing yet. New research indicates that climate change is giving a boost to the odds of long-term drought across the Southwest. The research, published Thursday in the Journal of Clima…
August 29th
The skies were awash in color this week, it seems, with auroras dancing across the night skies in the north, a bright triple rainbow appearing in Alaska and the sunset-hued glow of rain over one of the nation's natural jewels, Yosemite National Park. We'…
August 29th
By Climate Central Get ready to retire the white wardrobes, cover the grill and shutter the lake house. Labor Day Weekend marks the psychological – and meteorological – end of summer. While you're enjoying one last cold o…
August 28th
As protests go, Ken Ward’s and Jay O’Hara’s daylong blockade of a coal delivery was low-key. There were no kerfuffles involving authorities and nobody was arrested — the men learned of criminal charges later by mail. But the …
August 28th
It seems straightforward to say that when you buy a new car by taking out a loan, you’re committing to spending a certain amount of your income per month on that car for a specific period of time. Of course, by buying that car, you’re also c…
August 27th
So if the world is warming, that means winters should be less snowy, right? Well, it’s a bit more complicated than that. OK, it’s a lot more complicated. Boston's North End neighborhood amid the snow drifts afte…
August 27th
On May 24, a roiling dust cloud enveloped a desolate stretch of road in Prowers County, a rural county in southeast Colorado. The county and surrounding area had been deeply mired in drought for more than 2 years and the photo bore proof of just what dro…
August 26th
You might never have seen an Yuma clapper rail. Fewer than 1,000 are thought to still be sloshing about in cattail-thick marshes from Mexico up to Utah and across to California. But if you were lucky enough to spot one, you might chuckle at its oversized…
August 25th
In the 1930s, there were no computers to run climate models or record weather observations. Instead, weather reports were written or typed on typewriters and forecast maps were drawn by hand. Those observations from the past contain valuable data that…
August 25th
One of the biggest question marks surrounding the fate of the planet’s coastlines is dangling from its underbelly.  The melting of the Antarctic ice sheet has long been a relatively minor factor in the steady ascent of high-water marks, respo…

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GCAP Workshop - Nairobi, 12th February

A workshop ‘Transforming Climate Adaptat…

Academy participant refines contribution to conference, with tangible results

Stefan Wray attributes Austin City Counc…

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