The place to be at COP17: The Adaptation Hub

There has been an unprecedented buzz around climate change adaptation so far at this year’s UN Climate Change conference, the UNFCCC COP17 in Durban, South Africa.

Photo: UNFCCC

Walking around the expansive conference venue, participants can’t miss an area dominated by over twenty organizations’ booths - their eye-catching logo, a pale green disc, symbolizing their unity over one issue: adaptation. This is The Adaptation Hub, a brand new informal partnership launched and, so far, coordinated by IUCN.
IUCN’s Climate Change Network Support Officer, Pauline Buffle, explains more about the Hub:

[media:843]

So, does the launch of the Hub represent an increase in the attention given to adaptation?

[media:844]

This first association between the twenty organizations making up the Adaptation Hub has been very successful and a positive experience for all involved. What happens next?

[media:845]

Visit the Adaptation Hub web site at: www.adaptationhub.net

 

 

Work area: 
Business
Climate Change
UNFCCC
Ecosystems
UNFCCC
Social Policy
Location: 
South Africa
Go to top