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Increased attention to water is key to adaptation

In the context of rising climate uncertainties, there is an urgent need for greater convergence between water and climate change policies. To improve adaptation outcomes, a reorientation towards justice and rights-based frameworks is required.

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Fig. 1: Unlocking the enabling potential of water for adaptation.


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We have drawn on our ongoing research in the TAPESTRY project (supported by the Belmont Forum and NORFACE Joint Research Programme on Transformations to Sustainability, which is co-funded by ESRC, ISC, JST, RCN and the European Commission through Horizon 2020 under grant agreement no. 730211) and the ANTICIPATE project (funded by the British Academy, project number KF400251).

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Srivastava, S., Mehta, L. & Naess, L.O. Increased attention to water is key to adaptation. Nat. Clim. Chang. 12, 113–114 (2022).

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