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Climate Change Adaptation, Risk and Resilience: a global snapshot

A guide for sectors


The economic toll of extreme fires, floods, storms and other hazards already exceeds billions, with projections indicating potential costs reaching trillions of dollars if left unchecked in the years ahead. Yet, economic impacts are just one facet: alongside the degradation of our natural environment, there are escalating social costs – such as impacts on mental health and community cohesion – and ongoing cultural losses, particularly pronounced in the 'global south'.

Prioritising Climate Adaptation Risk and Resilience (CARR) measures is critical for the prosperity of our built, social, economic and natural environments. It is not an option, it is an imperative. Read our report to find out more.

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