Useful Links

The following climate change adaptation-related websites and portals provide useful resources to support adaptation work.

TITLE DESCRIPTION WEB ADDRESS was developed for the interested public and adaptation experts to provide information on applying approaches, methods and tools that facilitate the planning and implementation of adaptation action.
Adapted Learning with Renewables (ALR) Seeks to promote the development of sustainable and efficient methods of energy procurement and consumption. We aim to supply the necessary knowledge to support and reinforce industries institutions, and legislative bodies that share the same goal.
Climate Information Portal (CIP) by the University of Cape Town CIP is targeted at a wide range of users. CIP has been designed to be easy and intuitive to use so as to provide easy and simple access to various climate information. However, CIP has also been designed to offer important features such as data downloads that suite users more familiar with climate data. It is our hope that as CIP develops, and you the user provides us with feedback, we will continue to satisfy the needs of a wide range of users.

Climate Information Portal by UCT (CIP)

GenderCC’s Global Learning Platform GenderCC is a global network of organisations, experts and activists working for gender equality, women’s rights and climate justice.
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) IIED is an independent research organisation that delivers positive change on a global scale
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) IPCC is the United Nations body for assessing the science related to climate change.
 Science and Development (SciDev) Network The world’s leading source of reliable and authoritative news, views and analysis on information about science and technology for global development.
Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) SEI is an international non-profit research and policy organization that tackles environment and development challenges.
The South African Weather Services (SAWS) SAWS is designated by the state to provide weather services to the aviation industry, marine, and a range of other identified clients, and to fulfill a range of international obligations of the government.

The IRI/LDEO Climate Data Library The IRI Data Library is a powerful and freely accessible online data repository and analysis tool that allows a user to view, analyze, and download hundreds of terabytes of climate-related data through a standard web browser. The IFRC Maproom
Tyndall Centre The Tyndall Centre is a partnership of universities bringing together researchers from the social and natural sciences and engineering to develop sustainable responses to climate change. We work with leaders from the public and private sectors to promote informed decisions on mitigating and adapting to climate change.
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change The UNFCCC secretariat (UN Climate Change) is the United Nations entity tasked with supporting the global response to the threat of climate change.
WeADAPT This is an online ‘open space’ on climate adaptation issues (including the synergies between adaptation and mitigation) which allows practitioners, researchers and policy makers to access credible, high quality information and to share experiences and lessons learnt with the weADAPT community.
Just Transition and Adaptation in The Food System: Fact Sheets

The Adaptation Network co-hosted the hybrid event, ‘National Policy Dialogue on a Just Transition and Adaptation in the Food System’ in Johannesburg from 20-22 September 2023. The Dialogue gathered individuals and organisations from civil society, smallholder farmers, agricultural workers, farming communities, informal traders, academics, and governments, and facilitated an interactive exchange. The hosting organisations also developed six fact sheets in five of the official South African languages to facilitate the exchange of information.