The Global Climate Adaptation Partnership (GCAP) is an international company that develops robust, flexible solutions aligned with the unique institutional requirements of our clients, from national planning to local operations.

Our distinctive approach combines in-depth knowledge and access to vast amounts of data-from climate to vulnerability, impacts and adaptation options-with strong operational and planning insights. 

 GCAP provides climate-related services to both government and commercial clients in:

  • Consulting
  • Knowledge Management (aSpace)
  • Training (Adaptation Academy)

As the pace of climate change accelerates, businesses and governments are increasingly engaging in efforts to determine sound climate adaptation solutions. Our experts understand the uncertainties of climate change and can focus on the unique aspects of the target region, whether to provide relevant analysis of the costs and benefits of climate change adaptation, to develop an appropriate adaptation investment strategy, to build a customised adaptation knowledge tool, to train clients in best adaptation practices or to find other innovative adaptation solutions.

GCAP develops solutions through a growing network of offices and joint ventures located in regions where adaptation services are most in demand.  We seek to build capacity and have an enduring effect in guiding clients to successful, sustainable action.  We have full-time staff and an extensive network of trusted consultants who can effectively deliver your adaptation services.

Climate Change in the News (Source: Climate Central)
April 23rd
When a storm, such as Hurricane Sandy, sets waters in New York Harbor rising, those sloshing seas are now 20 times more likely to overtop the Manhattan seawall than 170 years ago, a new study finds. Hurricane Sandy's t…
April 23rd
The portion of days with warm weather in the U.S. have increased by 25 percent over the past 50 years according to a new data analysis. The analysis draws on publicly available data and represents the tip of the iceberg for how publicly available climate…
April 23rd
If human-caused climate change is to be slowed enough to avert the worst consequences of global warming, carbon dioxide emissions from coal-fired power plants and other pollutants will have to be captured and injected deep into the ground to prevent them…
April 22nd
Anyone living in Oklahoma planning to power their home using a rooftop solar panel will soon be charged a fee for the right to do that while still being connected to the local power grid. Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin signed the “solar …
April 22nd
For the stamp collector in search of an accurate portrayal of the globe’s oceans, look no further than the new U.S. Postal Service international Forever stamp. Released to commemorate Earth Day, the stamp features a snapshot of how high-tech climat…
April 22nd
Though cool temperatures prevailed across the eastern U.S. and Canada through March, the month was the fourth warmest March on record globally, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Tuesday. It was the 38th March in a row with war…
April 22nd
The spindly trunk of a Norway spruce reaches above the lichen-covered rocks. Nothing about the tree is remarkable aside from it being the only thing to reach more than a few feet off the ground on a windswept plateau. Yet Rachel Sussman traveled the…
April 22nd
Research Report by Climate Central To embed this interactive, click the preferred size for the code: 725 x 620 | 600 x 513 | 500 x 428 It’s been 44 years since the first Earth Day was celebrated in 1970, and since that time, average t…
April 21st
April will be the first time in human history where levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide were higher than 400 parts per million for an entire month, one scientist who monitors the levels said. And they could stay above that mark into July. …
April 21st
The split personality of this winter’s weather in the U.S. appears to have been thousands of years in the making. The big driver behind the frigid-East and warm-West divide was a kinky jet stream, a pattern that arose 4,000 years ago. While natural…

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Academy participant refines contribution to conference, with tangible results

Stefan Wray attributes Austin City Counc…

Change Making in the Adaptation Landscapre

NCAR invites Tom Downing to speak at RAL…

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