Glasgow City Region Adaptation Strategy - report

Together they provide a suite of actions for managing future risks and taking advantage of opportunities. The interventions are a statement of our ambition; of what we want to see happen over the next decade. The Climate Ready Clyde Board stand ready to help move to this new trajectory alongside a wide range of organizations, businesses and communities, who together are already progressing interventions in this strategy to varying degrees. How we move from this initial action to a full delivery will be set out in the subsequent Action Plan. The details of how this will be developed are outlined in Section 8. The full set of interventions and what needs to happen is as follows:


1 Reform, reshape and expand governance mechanisms to respond to adaptation needs, nurture new leadership, and create expectations in society 1.1 A detailed review of the new institutional landscape needed for adaptation 1.2 A broader coalition of actors Mobilized to deliver the Adaptation Strategy 1.3 Adaptation leadership at all levels that is nurtured and developed 1.4 News, arts, media and cultural organizations telling stories about the climate crisis and opportunities to adapt 2 Develop the ability of organizations, businesses and communities to adapt 2.1 An enhanced programme to increase awareness of the potential impacts of climate change on organizations and communities, and opportunities to adapt 2.2 Establishment of a City Region working group/forum and mentoring programme 2.3 Targeted community capacity building for adaptation

3 Increase adaptation finance through leverage and innovation 3.1 Strategic use of public sector funds to attract private sector investment 3.2 A Regional Adaptation Finance Strategy and Action Plan 3.3 Mapping and measurement of regional adaptation finance flows 3.4 Piloting of new approaches to transformative adaptation finance

4 Enable and equip individuals and communities to participate in adaptation, focusing on the most vulnerable 4.1 A shared understanding of how current community engagement is structured for adaptation 4.2 Increased community involvement in the region’s adaptation governance, decision-making, planning and delivery 4.3 Resources, training and education for communities and young people to shape their places 4.4 Collaborations between organizations, communities, artists and cultural practitioners to stimulate creative and relevant adaptation responses 5 Embed reflection, monitoring, evaluation and learning into adaptation action 5.1 Learning by doing – building in active reflection and learning process 5.2 Encourage large organizations to sign up to relevant international reporting initiatives 5.3 Alignment of planning assumptions between domestic adaptation planning and the emerging TCFD/investor regimes 5.4 Learning and knowledge exchange with other cities and regions 6 Adapt the Clyde corridor for the twenty-second century 6.1 Work through Clyde Mission to govern climate risks for the entire river corridor 6.2 An iterative adaptation pathway for the Clyde developed 6.3 The climate resilience of the river corridor reflected as a national priority


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