AdaptAbility° Climate Adaptation Network

AdaptAbility° (adapt-ability.net) is the international community of practice for sustainability, risk and disaster professionals working on or specifically interested in adaptation to climate change impacts as a complementary strategy to global warming mitigation efforts. AdaptAbility members fully accept the reality and urgency of climate change. Members are government, business, research, nonprofit and development leaders & experts from MENA, BRICS, Europe, Africa, Asia and The Americas. Sub-themes addressed include, but are not limited to, land use planning, infrastructure redesign, and disaster prevention. This group takes a pragmatic approach and is not intended to defend any particular political, ideological, disciplinary or sector-specific world view concerning climate change or adaptation.


Subject area
Level of focus on subject areas: L - Low, M - Medium, H - High
HAdaptation
Mitigation
LDevelopment
Language and access

Google Translator: 

No

Language(s): 

  • English
Expertise:
Level of experitse needed to make best use of the platform
Bandwidth:
Ideal minimum bandwidth required to make best use of the platform
Geographic coverage
Regions and countries covered by the initiative

Global focus: 

Yes
Contact Details
For host or main institution

Contact Name: 

Fabio Vancini
Partners include
Target Audience

Audience geographic focus: 

  • Regional

Audience role: 

  • Academics/Scientists
  • Government decision-makers
  • International agencies
  • Practitioners
  • Private sector
Content Categories

Available Formats: 

  • Case studies/Project profiles
  • Expert commentary/opinion
  • Experts/ personal profiles
  • News and events
  • Research findings/reports

Special content types: 

  • Discussions
  • LinkedIn profile

Sources: 

  • Editorial content
  • Research institutions
  • User-generated
Access: Low
Level of emphasis on providing access to knowledge
Share: High
Emphasis on allowing sharing of knowledge by users