Climate change

Global climate change is one of the biggest problems facing humanity today.

The complexity of the scientific understanding of this phenomenon introduces a high degree of uncertainty, which makes difficult to identify adaptation strategies, especially in cities.

To support decision makers, we work with different perspectives, seeking a more integrated vision in the development of proposals. Our work includes the urban agenda, as well as the elaboration of a guide for cities to develop Adaptation Plans or studies under a more quantitative approach of the risks and vulnerabilities of critical infrastructures in Brazil to climate changes, as well as the mitigation of impacts through projects, restoration and forest conservation.

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Conservation International Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety of Federal Republic of Germany Banco Mundial Centro de Ciências da Conservação e Sustentabilidade do Rio (CSRio) FBDS IIASA Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro (JBRJ) Ministério do Meio Ambiente - Governo Federal (MMA) Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio) Secretaria do Meio Ambiente do Estado de São Paulo - SMA/SP UNEP/WCMC Federal University of Rio de Janeiro University of Cambridge University of East Anglia USP Global Environment Fund Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Forest Ecosystem Restoration Initiative Convention on Biological Diversity Nature Map UKRI The Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) Natural Capital Project SYSTEMIQ United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Bosh Foundation ZSL (Zoological Society of London) Institute of Zoology University of York Stanford University Stockholm Environment Institute Pact for the Restoration of the Atlantic Forest Trade, development & the Envirionment Hub GEF Ecosystem Restoration UCL Salesforce World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) The Brazilian Center of Analysis and Planning (Cebrap) Forestry and Agricultural Management and Certification Institute (Imaflora) Swiss Re Institute AXA Research Fund Swiss Re Foundation logo Ernst & Young (EY)