Adaptation tracking for a post-2015 climate agreement

Ford, J. D.; Berrang-Ford, L.; Biesbroek, R.; Araos, M.; Austin, S. E.; Lesnikowski, A.
November 2015
Nature Climate Change;Nov2015, Vol. 5 Issue 11, p967
Academic Journal
The author reflects on the need of systematic approaches to track adaptation across Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) for a post-2015 climate agreement. Topics discussed include the challenges faced for adaptation tracking, policies or programs funded by donors, governments or non-governmental organizations, need of standard guidelines for climatic changes adaptation and development of indicators to evaluate adaptation landscape.


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