UNU-EHS announces Resilience Academy recommendations at COP22 in Marrakech

  • 2016•11•07     Morocco

    The newest findings and recommendations of Resilience Academy were launched today at COP22 in Marrakech.

    Climate change Loss and Damage has emerged as a key challenge of the 21st century. The new Policy Brief first frames the challenge and introduces the Resilience Academy. Since 2013, the Resilience Academy has brought together academics, practitioners, policy analysts and journalists to discuss livelihood resilience and Loss and Damage in the face of extreme weather events and slow-onset climatic changes. Over the past four years members of the Resilience Academy have conducted extensive research on the impacts of climat¬ic stressors in vulnerable countries.

    This body of research has generated insights that feed the L&D dialogue and inform action plans in the context of the Paris Agreement. 5 key insights from this research are summarized in the policy brief. Finally, the Resilience Academy Brief provides 5 recommendations to the Executive Committee of the Warsaw International Mechanism (WIM ExCom) for its 5-year work plan.

    Read the full policy brief: Loss and Damage Livelihood Resilience