Adaptation Futures 2020

The Energy and Resources Institute will co-host the Adaptation Futures 2020 with the World Adaptation Science Programme (WASP) in Delhi from 4 - 8 October 2021. It is the sixth in the Adaptation Futures international conference series on global adaptation and the first to be held in Asia. Adaptation Futures is the flagship event of the World Adaptation Science Program, which is one of the four components of World Climate Programme (WCP) based on the World Meteorological Organisation Congress XVI Resolution 18. As a premier event in the global adaptation spectrum, Adaptation Futures is a unique platform to facilitate dialogues towards action oriented solutions from a diverse range of stakeholders that includes academia, practitioners, scientists and policy makers from across the world.

Highlights

Capacity Building Week
27 September - 1st October, 2021 has been designed as the Capacity Building Week. A series of master classes, in webinar format, will be conducted by leading experts. More details to follow soon
ECR workshop
The ECR workshop will be held prior to the conference. This workshop is designed for Early Career Scholars and Practitioners who work and research on climate change adaptation to develop stronger peer
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Webinar Series
A series of webinars was organised from 28-30 April 2020 as an additional platform to feed into the global adaptation dialogue.

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Conference Themes

Governance of Adaptation

Governance of adaptation includes how processes, institutions and actors across different scales...

Limits to Adaptation

There are limits to what humans and ecosystems can adapt to, yet these are still poorly understood...

Fairness and Equity in Adaptation

Fairness in adaptation examines not just the cost and benefit of adaptation actions but also...

Knowledge for Action

An evolved understanding of the causes and the probable impacts of climate variability...

Nature Based Solutions

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) defines nature-based solutions as...

Financing Adaptation

Access to adequate finance is a pivotal concern across international, national and sub-national...

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