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)
October 21st
Bitter cold and a chill wind inevitably mean the heat gets cranked up inside. And as the polar vortex parked itself over Canada and the northeastern U.S. to end 2013, that’s what people did. Largely as a result of trying to keep warm from that Arc…
October 21st
Scientists tend to speak of glaciers as if they were living creatures. They say they grow and die and have good health and bad. Now, with Halloween approaching, a handful of researchers has found a way that the anthropomorphized rivers of ice that they s…
October 20th
The phantom El Niño continues to hold sway over the weather and climate world, in part because it has such a strong influence on weather patterns around the globe. But the weather it influences isn’t the end of the story or even the biggest …
October 20th
Vehicles burning gasoline refined from crude oil is already one of the world’s biggest sources of carbon dioxide emissions, and one of the United States’ largest sources of crude oil is the Bakken shale in North Dakota. NASA satellite images…
October 20th
Fueled by the steady rise of greenhouse gases, 2014 is on track to go down as the hottest year on record. With September 2014 in the books as the warmest September on record and the year-to-date temperatures tying with 1998 and 2010 as the war…
October 19th
By Brian Palmer, OnEarth The day the Nobel committee began announcing its 2014 winners earlier this week, National Geographic published a list of Nobel should-have-beens. Dan Vergano’s contribution—Thomas Edison for the lightbulb&…
October 17th
The big news in weather this week was the sudden surge of storm activity in the Atlantic Ocean (not to mention a fairly rare tropical storm heading Hawaii’s way). The star of the cyclone show has been Hurricane Gonzalo, the first Category 4 hurrica…
October 17th
Odorless, invisible gases cause the buildup of heat in the Earth’s atmosphere and oceans that lead to climate change. Those changes, such as shifts in rainfall patterns and the acidification of sea waters, are ones that happen in the long-term, rel…
October 16th
By Climate Central The mercury has already dipped below 32°F at a number of locations around the U.S. in the Rockies and Upper Midwest. It’s only a matter of time before chilly temperatures march east and south as fall turns to winter, frostin…

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GCAP Workshop - Nairobi, 12th February

A workshop ‘Transforming Climate Adaptat…

Academy participant refines contribution to conference, with tangible results

Stefan Wray attributes Austin City Counc…

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