Climate and disaster resilience measurement: Persistent gaps in multiple hazards, methods, and practicability

Research article by Sara Mehryar on 7 Jul 2022

The authors of this paper offer a critical review and an assessment of approaches to climate and disaster resilience measurement with a particular focus on three issues: (1) the consideration of compounding socioeconomic and climatic risks in approaches to resilience measurement; (2) the methodological and technical aspects of resilience measurement; and (3) the application and practicability of resilience measurement across various contexts to reliably inform decision-making processes.

Global trends in climate change litigation: 2022 snapshot

Policy publication by Joana Setzer, Catherine Higham on 30 Jun 2022

This latest edition of our annual report on global trends in climate change litigation takes stock of developments over the period May 2021 to May 2022, and draws on a number of recent case studies from around the world. It also identifies areas where climate litigation cases are likely to increase in the future.

The triple differential vulnerability of female entrepreneurs to climate risk in sub-Saharan Africa: Gendered barriers and enablers to private sector adaptation

Research article by Kate Elizabeth Gannon, Elena Castellano, Shaikh Eskander, Mamadou Diop, Declan Conway, Elizabeth Sprout on 15 Jun 2022

The authors of this paper conduct a systematic review to synthesize existing knowledge on differential vulnerability of female entrepreneurs in Africa to climate risk, in relation to their sensitivity to extreme climate events and their adaptive capacity.