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On March 17th, Adapt Lock-in researcher Dr. Lisanne Groen (Open University of the Netherlands) acted as discussant at a webinar organised by the American University in Washington D.C. on ‘Loss and Damage as the Third Pillar of Climate Action’. At the webinar, IPCC author Dr. Adelle Thomas from the University of the Bahamas & Climate […]
Conference presentations available below A huge thank you to all our speakers and everyone who attended this event! All presentations are available to download below. Keynote presentations Tom Mitchell (EIT Climate-KIC) – “Transformational Climate Adaptation” is available on request. Please contact [email protected] Examining the adaptation gap through the lens of lock-ins Adapting our Coastlines Confronting […]
Our conference programme is now live and available to download below! In the meantime, there is still time to register to attend HERE. We look forward to you joining us on 24 – 25 March! Twitter: #AdaptLockin Conference Programme Thursday 24 March 2022 All times are in Central European Time (CET) 10am Welcome address: Uncovering […]
Closing the Climate Adaptation Gap and Unlocking Transformative Change Virtual conference 24-25th March 2022 Please register HERE Aim & goals – To effectively adapt and keep pace with the rising impacts of climate change we cannot maintain business-as-usual. However, a range of barriers, path dependencies and self-reinforcing ‘lock-in’ dynamics are impeding efforts to adapt and […]
“Closing the climate adaptation gap: Unlocking opportunities for transformative change” Adapt Lock-in is hosting an international (virtual) conference on 24-25 March 2022. The conference will address the following themes: Examining the adaptation gap through the lens of lock-ins Adapting our coastlines – barriers, lock-in dynamics and opportunities for transformative change Human health under extremes Adapting […]
Adapt Lock-in researcher, Dr Lisanne Groen, gave a recent interview with Missions Publiques on the intrinsic links between climate change and health. Here are some key take home messages: Climate change not only impacts physical health but also has significant implications for mental health. For instance, mental health conditions such as anxiety, depression and post-traumatic […]
Several German newspapers published an interview with Julie King on September 16th. Julie explains to children all about climate anxiety, why it occurs, what to do about it, and how it can actually be helpful for inspiring action. Climate anxiety, or “Klimaangst” in German, describes of chronic uncertainty, worry, stress, and apprehensive expectation caused the […]
Climate change adaptation (CCA) strategies aim to reduce or prevent negative climate change impacts and, in some cases, maximise potential benefits. This analysis provides the first systematic assessment of all state adaptation strategies in Germany based on 2 main research questions: how comprehensive are German state CCA strategies, and to what extent do policy approaches and […]
After earning a master’s degree in Sustainability Economics and Management from the University of Oldenburg with a focus on environmental planning, I spent a few years working for a regional development organization in the Northwest of Germany. One of my tasks there was assisting in a project focused on municipal adaptation to climate change from […]
- Tyndall Centre podcast features Adapt Lock-in researchers 13/09/2023
- Lisanne Groen interviewed for GreenDeal-NET 19/05/2023
- Webinar on ‘Explaining the Adaptation Gap in the UK’ 25/01/2023
- Coming soon… 18/10/2022
- Re-examining policy stability in climate adaptation through a lock-in perspective 15/09/2022
- An introduction to lock-ins & how these contribute to climate adaptation gaps 31/08/2022
- Loss and Damage as a Third Pillar of Climate Action 12/04/2022
- Closing the Climate Adaptation Gap and Unlocking Transformative Change 12/04/2022