The place to be at COP17: The Adaptation Hub

There has been an unprecedented buzz around climate change adaptation so far at this year’s UN Climate Change conference, the UNFCCC COP17 in Durban, South Africa.

UNFCCC COP 17 Durban

Walking around the expansive conference venue, participants can’t miss an area dominated by over twenty organizations’ booths - their eye-catching logo, a pale green disc, symbolizing their unity over one issue: adaptation. This is The Adaptation Hub, a brand new informal partnership launched and, so far, coordinated by IUCN.
IUCN’s Climate Change Network Support Officer, Pauline Buffle, explains more about the Hub:


So, does the launch of the Hub represent an increase in the attention given to adaptation?


This first association between the twenty organizations making up the Adaptation Hub has been very successful and a positive experience for all involved. What happens next?


Visit the Adaptation Hub web site at:



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