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Advancing Adaptation : Testing A Portal Of Adaptation Options

World Water Congress 2015 Edinburgh Scotland
17. Climate change, impacts and adaptation
Author(s): Jackson

Jackson

ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability
University of Waterloo
IDRC / CRDI


Oral:

Abstract
Project Overview - Objectives
  1. Define a practical and comprehensive set of criteria for successful adaptation
  2. Construct a flexible, searchable database of adaptation options
  3. Test the functionality and usefulness of the tool with practitioner, academic, and broader audiences
  4. Synthesize findings regarding the characteristics of adaptation options for publication
 
TARGET AUDIENCE
  • Local government staff and officials (planners, engineers, elected officials, etc.)
  • Researchers
  • Other donor agencies
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