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 31st
The weather news this week was dominated by remembrances of Hurricane Sandy and the impact it is still having on rebuilding and resiliency efforts, as well as climate research. A brewing storm that could bring snow to parts of the East was also much…
October 31st
In many ways, the Rockaways is the end of the line. In essence, it’s the edge of America — a spindly peninsula acting as a barrier island exposed to the ravages of the Atlantic on the eastern edge of New York City. An hour from Manhatta…
October 30th
The ozone hole is a gash in the stratosphere, like a festering wound high above the earth’s surface. Scientists first diagnosed the problem in the mid-1980s and recommended a course of action to treat the problem. And today, NASA announced that rec…
October 30th
By Climate Central Hopefully your pumpkin is carved, the candy bowl is full and you haven't overdosed on candy corn yet because Friday is Halloween. This year's holiday has already set one record for the number of costumes that Americans purchased, incl…
October 30th
Maybe you saw the maps making the rounds on Twitter and elsewhere on the web: “Snow!” some shouted. Inches of it blanketing the Northeast this weekend, thanks to a brewing storm. Maybe you also saw the responses from seasoned meteorologists …
October 29th
Foreboding winds of change are blowing over the already gale-swept South Pole, threatening to hasten Antarctic melting and worsen flooding around the globe. The Southern Ocean’s legendary winds have been blowing more fiercely and in a more polewar…
October 29th
By Andrea Thompson and Brian Kahn The two years that have passed since Hurricane Sandy crashed into the New Jersey shoreline have not been enough time for scientists and researchers to make much headway on the hows and whys of the Northeast’s epic…
October 29th
Imagine nearly 6,000 dairy cows doing what cows do, belching and being flatulent for a full year. That’s how much methane was emitted from one Ohio reservoir in 2012. Reservoirs and hydropower are often thought of as climate friendly because they …
October 27th
Strange early-season temperatures again dogged sweaty Australians over the weekend, with Saturday’s continent-wide average maximum topping 97°F — a record for October. Spring heat waves that have been baking the continent in recent weeks…
October 27th
The lungs of the planet are drying out, threatening to cause Earth to cough up some of its carbon reserves. The Amazon rainforest inhales massive amounts of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, helping keep the globe’s carbon budget in balance (at …

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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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