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Our 2019 Highlights – Part 2

Lydia Messling For me, my highlight was starting at Acclimatise and working with such a diverse range of people and projects. From curating infographics, and writing and editing reports, to providing feedback on national climate communication strategies – there’s been a lot on! Getting to grips with climate change and communicating it and its impacts…

Climate resilience is make or break for businesses. Here’s why

Even with strong climate action, we cannot avoid all of the consequences of climate change. Companies must place a greater focus on building resilience. As well as averting potentially huge losses, this course of action also offers a sizeable business opportunity. Despite steadily growing climate action by both governments and companies, we continue to fall short of…

Environmental threats dominate 2020 Global Risks Report for the first time in history

By Georgina Wade The World Economic Forum’s 2020 Global Risks Report finds that severe threats to our climate account for all of the top long-term risks, with “economic confrontations” and domestic political polarization” recognized as significant short-term risks in 2020. For the first time in the history of the survey’s 10-year outlook, environmental threats dominate…

2019 picks from the Acclimatise article archive – Data and Analytics

Our third article of top picks from our 2019 article archive, features six articles related to climate data and analytics. As poor populations living in developing countries face frequent extreme weather events, such as droughts and floods, they are becoming increasingly vulnerable to the threat of global climate change. Emerging climate data and analytics services…

Climate change: COP26 Glasgow will provide world stage for Scotland’s green innovation

By Christopher J White, Francesco Sindico, and Keith Bell, University of Strathclyde Every year since 1994, the UN has gathered together the world’s governments at its Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) conference of the parties (COP), held in a different country each time. The convention’s ultimate aim is to prevent “dangerous” human interference with the climate…

Meet the Acclimatise Team ft. Amanda Rycerz

What is your role at Acclimatise? What does a typical workday look like for you? I am a Management Consultant at Acclimatise. I advise our clients – both public and private – on how to adapt to climate change, or how to offer products and services in support of climate adaptation. I specialize in a…

Our 2019 Highlights – Part 1

From moving house, finishing multi-year projects, eating tapas, to meeting new project partners, publishing papers, and seeing climate change being marched on the streets – a lot has happened in 2019, and we asked our team what their best bits were: Xianfu Lu After seeing the mushrooming of ‘environmental FinTech’ firms & their headline grabbing…

Art in the Blue Zone

An interview with the 2019 COAL prize winners for a speculative futuristic short film about climate displacement. The year is 2071. A white middle class family from the global north, somewhere in Europe, has been displaced by a climate-induced event. This could be an extreme event like a hurricane or flood, a slow onset event…

2019 picks from the Acclimatise article archive – Law

Our second article of top picks from our 2019 article archive, features six articles related to climate adaptation and the legal services sector. As climate change and its impacts become increasingly transparent, so has a rise in litigation and the emergence of climate-specific national legislation and policies.  With exposure to legal liability an almost certainty…

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