9th November - COP22 - 3rd day = specific insights into the potential impact of the US election
Our colleague, Ben Smith, has had the opportunity to reflect in a bit more depth on the potential impact of the US presidential election outcome on the world of climate resilience. His conclusion - while there's a lot of uncertainty, there are some glimpses of possibility...
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Dr Ben Smith has 9 years experience working on adaptation internationally, and specialises in climate screening and adaptation knowledge services. He is currently leading the technical redesign of the Climate Safeguards System, and is involved in GCAP's work on private sector adaptation and adaptation factsheets. Ben holds a PhD from King's College London looking at the role of river restoration in meeting ecological targets under the EU Water Framework Directive, and has particular expertise in adaptation in the Water sector. LinkedIn