A  web·guide to sustainable development, conservation & the glocal environment



Information & resources

     · Note that informational resources are also available at most institutions listed below.

Adapting to Climate Change in Time (ACT)

     · Completed project; see description.

Adaptation Clearinghouse

     · "An online database and networking site that serves policymakers and others who are

       working to help communities adapt to climate change."

AdaptWest Climate Adaptation Data Portal

America Adapts: The climate change podcast

Climate Adaptation Methodology for Protected Areas (CAMPA)

Climate Adaptation Platform

Communities Responding to Extreme Weather (CREW)

Notre Dame Global Adaptation Initiative (ND-GAIN)

     ND-GAIN Country Index

     · “...aims to support building community resilience in a world of multiple emerging challenges:

        the decline of cheap energy, the depletion of critical resources like water, complex environmental

        crises like climate change and biodiversity loss, and the social and economic issues which are

        linked to these. We like to think of the site as a community library with space to read and think,

        but also as a vibrant café in which to meet people, discuss ideas and projects, and pick up and

        share tips on how to build the resilience of your community, your household, or yourself.”

Resilient Communities & Watersheds

    Focused on the US West; a joint project of the Lincoln Institute and Sonoran Institute

Resilient Cities: The Annual Global Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation

U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit

     How people/communities plan and regulate land use

Institutions ~ Information, networks & research

Act on Climate Team (ACT) @ Simon Fraser University

     Low Carbon Resilience

     · Formerly the “Adaptation to Climate Change Team"

Climate Adaptation Forum

Climate Adaptation Knowledge Exchange (CAKE)

     · “...the world’s largest and most used source of climate adaptation case studies and resources.

        Share lessons, ideas, and opportunities with others in the field.”

Global Resilience Institute @ Northeastern University

Notre Dame Global Adaptation Initiative (ND-GAIN)

     ND-GAIN Country Index

Resilience Rising

     Navigating a Changing Climate Partnership

Resilient Infrastructure Laboratory @ University of Arizona


     · “...a collaborative platform on climate adaptation issues. It allows practitioners, researchers

     and policy-makers to access credible, high-quality information and connect with one another.”

Institutions ~ International organizations & initiatives

     · Also see adaptation information under UN system at the Climate ~ International organizations page.

European Climate Adaptation Platform (Climate-ADAPT)

Global Center on Adaptation

     · Global Commission on Adaptation

Global Resilience Partnership

     · "In 2014, The Rockefeller Foundation, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID),

     and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) joined together to

     create the Global Resilience Partnership (GRP), which aims to identify and scale locally driven,

     high-impact, innovativesolutions that will build the resilience of hundreds of millions of people

     in the Sahel, Horn of Africaand South and Southeast Asia.


     National Adaptation Plans

     Sharm-El-Sheikh Adaptation Agenda

National Adaptaton Plan (NAP) Global Network

UN Development Program (UNDP) Cimate Change Adaptation

UNEP → Global Adaptation Network

Institutions ~ Governmental

Adaptation Partners [USA interagency partnership]

Tribal Resilience Program @ USBIA

Institutions ~ NGOs

100 Resilient Cities

Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center @ Atlantic Council

Alliance for Global Water Adatation (AGWA)

National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Global Network

Resilience Alliance

Institutions ~ Funders

Adaptation Fund

Climate Resilience Fund

WCS Climate Adaptation Fund


National Adaptation Forum

Deep adaptation

Deep Adaptation Forum

Jem Bendell website

Adaptation & resiliency


Contents of this page:

     · Information & resources

       · Institutions & initiatives:

            ~ Research & information

            ~ International initiatives

            ~ Governmental

            ~ Networks & NGOs

            ~ Funders

         · Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA)

           · Conferences

             · Deep adaptation