TRAC3 hosts first workshop on global adaptation tracking

Led by Dr Lea Berrang-Ford, Dr Robbert Biesbroek, and Dr James Ford, TRAC3 held a successful workshop at the McGill University Faculty Club last week examining approaches to adaptation tracking at global scales.

Attended by >14 people, including representatives of the International Institute for Sustainable DevelopmentND-GAINAsian Development Bank, World Resources Institute, OURANOS, the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, & Makerere University, a key focus of the meeting was examining opportunities and challenges of developing global adaptation indices. Keep an eye out for future projects to be launched through TRAC3 and activities in the run up to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change’s 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) in Paris, where members of the TRAC3 team will be part of a side event on adaptation tracking at the COP on Dec 5th.