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Latest Publications from TRAC3

Below is a summary of recent publications from the TRAC3 team demonstrating some of the key methodologies we use to track adaptation outcomes at the national, regional, and local levels. As further publications become available they will be added here.

 

What does the Paris Agreement mean for adaptation?

Climate Policy

Lead author: Alexandra Lesnikowski

Lesnikowski, A., Ford, J., Biesbroek, R., Berrang-Ford, L., Maillet, M., Araos, M., Austin, S.E. (In Press). Climate Policy.


Public Health Adaptation to Climate Change in OECD Countries

International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health

Lead author: Stephanie Austin

Austin, S. E., Biesbroek, R., Berrang-Ford, L., Ford, J. D., Parker, S., & Fleury, M. D. (2016). Public Health Adaptation to Climate Change in OECD Countries. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 13, 889.


Opinion: Big data has big potential for applications to climate change adaptation

PNAS

Lead author: James Ford

Ford, J. D., Tilleard, S. E., Berrang-Ford, L., Araos, M., Biesbroek, R., Lesnikowski, A. C., … Bizikova, L. (2016). Opinion: Big data has big potential for applications to climate change adaptation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 113(39), 10729–10732.


National-level progress on adaptation

Nature Climate Change

Lead author: Alexandra Lesnikowski

Lesnikowski, A., Ford, J. D., Biesbroek, R., Ford, L. B., & Heymann, S. (2016). National-level progress on adaptation. Nature Climate Change, 6, 261–264.


Climate change adaptation planning in large cities: A systematic global assessment

Environmental Science & Policy

Lead author: Malcolm Araos

M. Araos, L. Berrang-Ford, J.D. Ford, S.E. Austin, R. Biesbroek, A. Lesnikowski. 2016. Climate change adaptation planning in large cities: A systematic global assessment. Environmental Science & Policy. DOI 10.1016/j.envsci.2016.06.009.


Adaptation tracking for a post-2015 climate agreement

Nature Climate Change

Lead author: Dr. James D. Ford

Ford, J.D., L. Berrang-Ford, R. Biesbroek, M. Araos, S.E. Austin, A. Lesnikowski. 2015. Adaptation tracking for a post-2015 climate agreement. Nature Climate Change, 5: 967-969.


Public health adaptation to climate change in large cities: A global baseline

International Journal of Health Services

Lead author: Malcolm Araos

Araos, M., Austin, S. E., Berrang-Ford, L., & Ford, J. D. (2015). Public health adaptation to climate change in large cities: A global baseline. International Journal of Health Services, 46(1), 53–78.


The 4Cs of adaptation tracking: consistency, comparability, comprehensiveness, coherency

Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change

Lead author: Dr. James D. Ford

Ford, J.D., L. Berrang-Ford. 2015. The 4Cs of adaptation tracking: consistency, comparability, comprehensiveness, coherency. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change. DOI 10.1007/s11027-014-9627-7.


Public Health Adaptation to Climate Change in Canadian Jurisdictions

International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health

Lead author: Stephanie E. Austin

Austin, S.E., J.D. Ford, L. Berrang-Ford, M. Araos, S. Parker, M.D. Fleury. 2015. Public Health Adaptation to Climate Change in Canadian Jurisdictions. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 12(1): 623-651.


Systematic review approaches for climate change adaptation research

Regional Environmental Change

Lead author: Dr. Lea Berrang-Ford

Berrang-Ford, L., Pearce, T., & Ford, J. D. (2015). Systematic review approaches for climate change adaptation research. Regional Environmental Change, 15(5), 755–769.


The status of climate change adaptation in Africa and Asia

Regional Environmental Change

Lead author: Dr. James Ford

Ford, J., L. Berrang-Ford, A. Bunch, C. McKay, M. Irwin and T. Pearce. 2014. The current status of climate change adaptation in Africa and Asia. Regional Environmental Change. DOI 10.1007/s10113-014-0648-2


What drives national adaptation? A global assessment

Climatic Change Letters

Lead author: Dr. Lea Berrang-Ford

Berrang-Ford, L., J.D. Ford, A. Lesnikowski, C. Poutiainen, M. Barrera, and S.J. Heymann (2014) What drives national adaptation? A global assessment. Climatic Change Letters, 124:441-450.


How are we adapting to climate change? A global assessment

Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change

Lead author: Alexandra Lesnikowski

Lesnikowski, A., J.D. Ford, L. Berrang-Ford, M. Barrera, and S.J. Heymann (2014) How are we adapting to climate change? A global assessment. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change. DOI 10.1007/s11027-013-9491-x.


The state of climate change adaptation in the Arctic

Environmental Research Letters

Lead author: Dr. James Ford

Ford, J.D., G. McDowell, and J. Jones (2014) The state of climate change adaptation in the Arctic. Environmental Research Letters, 9(10): 104005.


Adaptation to climate change in glaciated mountain regions

Climatic Change

Lead author: Graham McDowell

McDowell, G., E. Stephenson, and J. Ford (2014) Adaptation to climate change in glaciated mountain regions. Climatic Change, 126(1-2): 77-91.


What we learned from the Dust Bowl: lessons in science, policy, and adaptation

Population and Environment

Lead author: Dr. Robert McLeman

McLeman, R., J. Dupre, L. Berrang-Ford, J.D. Ford, K. Gajewski, and G. Marchildon (2014) What we learned from the Dust Bowl: lessons in science, policy, and adaptation. Population and Environment, 35:417-40.


National-level factors affecting planned, public adaptation to health effects of climate change

Global Environmental Change

Lead author: Alexandra Lesnikowski

Lesnikowski, A., J.D. Ford, L. Berrang-Ford, M. Barrera, P. Berry, J. Henderson, and S.J. Heymann (2013) National-level factors affecting planned, public adaptation to health effects of climate change. Global Environmental Change, 23:1153-63.


How to track climate change adaptation: a typology of approaches for national-level adaptation

Ecology and Society

Lead author: Dr. James Ford

Ford, J.D., L. Berrang-Ford, A. Lesnikowski, M. Barrera, and S.J. Heymann (2013) How to track climate change adaptation: a typology of approaches for national-level adaptation. Ecology & Society, 18:40.


Civil society organizations and adaptation to the health effects of climate change in Canada

Public Health

Lead author: Carolyn Poutiainen

Poutiainen, C., L. Berrang-Ford, J.D. Ford and J. Heymann (2013) Civil society organizations and adaptation to the health effects of climate change in Canada. Public Health, 127(5):403-09.


Adaptation to climate change in the Ontario public health sector

BMC Public Health

Lead author: Jaclyn Paterson

Paterson, J., J.D. Ford, L. Berrang-Ford, P. Berry, A. Lesnikowski, J. Henderson, C. Poutiainen, and J. Heymann (2012) Adaptation to climate change in the Ontario public health sector. BMC Public Health, 12:452.


Are we adapting to climate change?

Global Environmental Change

Lead author: Dr. Lea Berrang-Ford

Berrang-Ford, L., J.D. Ford, and J.A. Paterson (2011) Are we adapting to climate change? Global Environmental Change, 21: 25-33.


Adapting to the  health impacts of climate change: a study of UNFCCC Annex I Parties

Environmental Research Letters

Lead author: Alexandra Lesnikowski

Lesnikowski, A.C., J.D. Ford, L. Berrang-Ford, J.A. Paterson, M. Barrera, and S.J. Heymann (2011) Adapting to the  health impacts of climate change: a study of UNFCCC Annex I parties. Environmental Research Letters, 6(4):044009.


A systematic review of observed climate change adaptation in developed nations

Climatic Change Letters

Lead author: Dr. James Ford

Ford, J.D., L. Berrang-Ford, and J. Paterson (2011) A systematic review of observed climate change adaptation in developed nations. Climatic Change Letters, 106:327-36.


Advancing adaptation planning for climate change in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region (ISR): A review and critique

Regional Environmental Change

Lead author: Dr. Tristan Pearce

Pearce, T., J.D. Ford, F. Duerden, B. Smit, M. Andrachuk, L. Berrang-Ford and T. Smith (2011) Advancing adaptation planning for climate change in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region (ISR): a review and critique. Regional Environmental Change, 11:1-17.