Adaptation Strategies and Adaptation Mitigation Nexus

Asian-Pacific Adaptation Project

Overview: The Asian-Pacific Adaptation Project is an organization within the United Nations Environmental Programme, working to build climate change resilience in Asian nations.

How to Use This Resource: This archive holds reports, news updates and data on adaptation strategies in the Asian-Pacific region.

CityLab: Climate Change

The Atlantic

Overview: The Atlantic is one of the top English-Language newspapers in the world and is based in Washington D.C. It provides international cultural commentary with a moderate perspective.

How to Use This Resource: This newsletter uses data analysis and visual storytelling to report on innovation in cities worldwide. Its focus is at the nexus of municipal policy and new technology.

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Climate News Coverage

Overview: Mashable is a global media company that caters to the digital generation. It reports 45 million monthly unique visitors and 25 million social followers.

How to Use This Resource: Mashable’s climate coverage is led by Science Editor Andrew Freedman, one of the most prolific climate reporters in the United States. He covers breaking climate news, writes long-form analyses, and digests complex data on climate change. He publishes on a daily basis.

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Climate Preparedness Publications

The Resource Innovation Group

Overview: The Resource Innovation Group is a nonprofit affiliated with the Sustainability Institute at Willamette University. It addresses the human causes and impacts of climate change.

How to Use This Resource: The Resource Innovation Group in Oregon has done substantial research at the nexus of climate change and public health, including developing human resilience. The site includes an archive of that work, as well as information about ongoing workshops in building resilience.

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Environment & Energy Publishing

Overview: Environment & Energy Publishing provides coverage of environmental and energy policy and markets through five daily online publications that focus on Washington policy and politics, as well as national and global news.

How to Use This Resource: ClimateWire covers news on the politics and business of climate adaptation in the United States and abroad.

Compact of Mayors News and Research

The Compact of Mayors

Overview: The Compact of Mayors is the world’s largest coalition of city leaders addressing climate change by pledging to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, tracking their progress and preparing for the impacts of climate change.

How to Use This Resource: This archive of news updates and reports from the Compact of Mayors follows adaptation progress in cities across the globe.

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Connecting People to Build Inclusive Urban Climate Change Resilience

The Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network

Overview: The Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network works to contribute knowledge, create resources, and promote agendas to build inclusive urban climate change resilience.

How to Use This Resource: Journalists will find an archive of reports, research and data on the progress of climate change adaptation in developing Asian nations.

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Federal Action on Climate Change

Overview: provides the public with a view of the inner workings of the Federal Government.

How to Use This Resource: Journalists will find a complete archive of the federal agencies concerned with climate change and the most up-to-date reports on their plans and progress.

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The U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency

Overview: The U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency supports citizens and first responders to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from and mitigate hazards.

How to Use This Resource: This archive allows users to search FEMA press releases by region and state.

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Finance Research and Data

Inter-American Development Bank

Overview: The Inter-American Development Bank provides financial and technical support for countries in South and Latin America to reduce poverty and inequality  in a sustainable, climate-friendly way.

How to Use This Resource: Journalists will find reports and data on adaptation finance in Latin and South America.

Low Carbon Transformation Research

Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership

Overview: Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership is a University of Cambridge institution that publishes scholarly articles on issues of global concern with a strong focus on climate change.

How to Use This Resource: This archive of reports and scholarly articles focuses on the need to adapt to cleaner energy sources and details initiatives taking place in the financial sector.

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Research on Adaptation and Vulnerability Database

The Stockholm Environmental Institute

Overview: The Stockholm Environmental Institute is an independent research institute that analyzes and proposes sustainable policy at local, national, regional and global policy levels.

How to Use This Website: The Stockholm Environmental Institute regularly archives their reports on the financial elements of adaptation and sustainability.

The Climate Group

The Climate Group

Overview: The Climate Group is an international nonprofit that advocates for a low carbon energy economy.

How to Use This Resource:  The Climate Group develops climate finance mechanisms and business models which promote innovation, and supportive policy frameworks which are available on this site.


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Integrating Climate Change Adaptation into Public Health Practice

Environmental Health Perspectives Journal

Overview: Environmental Health Perspectives is a peer-reviewed research journal from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

How to Use This Resource: This article outlines the range of climate change’s impacts on human health, how national health facilities have already adapted, and what more they can do.

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Climate Change and Cities: First Assessment Report of the Urban Climate Change Research Network

The Urban Climate Change Research Network of Columbia University's Earth Institute

Overview: The Urban Climate Change Research Network institutionalizes the assessment process of climate change science, tailored for urban needs.

How to Use This Resource: The ARC3 report is a global, interdisciplinary, science-based assessment of the climate change risks unique to cities. The next report in the series was to be published in time for the 2015 Paris UN climate conference.

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