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Aug
30

Too hot to handle? Shaping the Market for Climate Resilience

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Adaptation Academy Lisbon


The heat is on , for people sweltering this summer. From wildfires in California to floods in Japan, via record temperatures across the northern hemis...
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Nov
07

Meetings with the Global Adaptation Institute

Tom Downing is advising the Global Adaptation Institute on development and use of an index on adaptation. The GAI approach seeks to evaluate the relative risk (a classical vulnerability model) against the institutional readiness for adaptation investment with a particular target of national decision making and private investment. Juan Jose Daboub (left) is the CEO of the Institute, with Jose Maria Aznar (centre) chair of the Institute's board.

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Nov
07

UNFCCC participating in Academy again

The United Nations Framework on Climate Change (UNFCCC) has increased its support to enable three participants to attend the Oxford Adaptation Academy this year.

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Nov
07

Diagnostic tool for businesses

The Global Climate Adaptation Partnership, with the University of Bath and the University of Manchester, has recently received an award from the UK Technology Strategy Board (TSB). TSB's objective is to accelerate economic growth by stimulating and supporting business-led innovation.

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Nov
07

Dr Mehjabeen Abidi Habib, key speaker at end of Academy dinner

Dr Mehjabeen Abidi-Habib has agreed to speak at the dinner marking the end of the Oxford Adaptation Academy in August 2014. She is a Senior Research Fellow at the Sustainable Development Study Centre of Government College University (GCU), Lahore, Pakistan and Visiting Research Associate at Oxford University.

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