Author: Ida Gabrielsson

Climate and Disaster Risk Finance and Insurance: What Works and What Doesn’t? A Strategic Evidence Roadmap

Janek Toepper from the InsuResilience Global Partnership shares a new ambitious roadmap to enhance the reach and effectiveness of insurance and risk-finance solutions for climate disasters. Join InsuResilience for the launch of the roadmap at the COP26 Resilience Hub

What’s Needed to Accelerate Coastal Resilience Around the World?

Sven Kramer of Van Oord calls for proactive coastal resilience adaptation planning, the integration of nature-based solutions and innovative financing in order to accelerate climate change adaptation in coastal areas around the world.

Unlocking Youth Potential in Water Resilience and Climate Action

Three young climate leaders argue that impactful water resilience and climate change adaptation depends on meaningfully supported and empowered young people across all sectors and levels. Michelle Meaclem (World Federation of Engineering Organisations/Tonkin + Taylor), Rianna Gonzales (Global Water Partnership), and Elysa Vaillancourt (International Secretariat for Water) report.

Social Media Video Contest for COP26 Resilience Hub

What are your resilience solutions to tackle the effects of climate change?

Financial Pathways to Climate-resilient Housing

40% of the world is projected to live in vulnerable housing by 2030. Dr Elizabeth Hausler and Monica Schroeder from Build Change show how financing improvements to existing housing stock is one way to provide climate-resilient housing at the scale required.

Collaboration is key to accelerating a sustainable and equitable ocean economy – Report

A trio of reports from the Stockholm Resilience Centre at Stockholm University and the Global Resilience Partnership, which have been commissioned by the Ocean Risk and Resilience Action Alliance (ORRAA) highlight the real risk landscape facing the ocean economy.

Building heat resilience in Freetown, Sierra Leone

Freetown, Sierra Leone, is taking the lead to grapple with extreme heat in this fast-expanding African city. This week Mayor Aki-Sawyerr has appointed a Chief Heat Officer, a city official focused on heat and protecting the well-being of city residents. Kathy Baughman McLeod reports from the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center.

GRP at UNFCCC COP26

During the 26th Conference of Parties (COP26) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the Global Resilience Partnership will be in engaged in a number of events and activities.

Catalytic Grant Winners Share their Journeys

On 15 September, Catalytic Grant Winners participated in a peer-learning workshop to present their projects, and share challenges and successes.

COP Resilience Hub

The COP Resilience Hub will be a virtual and physical presence alongside COP from 1-12 November 2021, putting the focus on climate adaptation and resilience.