UAA Related Initiatives

CDP & C40 Cities

The Urban Adaptation Assessment plans to expand its analysis using 2015 CDP City data, also including C40 data, to test the scale out of the pilot project. The ND-GAIN team will apply and evaluate the methodological approach developed in the pilot assessment to the larger set of cities. 


Urban Resilience to Extreme Weather-Related Events Sustainability Research Network (UREx SRN)

ND-GAIN has joined a team of 50 researchers, led by Arizona State University, to find innovative ways of making urban infrastructure more resilient and equitable. Project funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF).


School of Public Policy, University of Maryland

Students in the School of Public Policy at University of Maryland are building upon the Urban Adaptation Assessment’s pilot project to identify how climate change vulnerabilities can be addressed through integrating adaptation activities into existing city priorities and actions.


La Follette School of Public Affairs, UW-Madison

Students pursuing their Master of International Public Affairs degree at University of Wisconsin-Madison are teaming up with ND-GAIN to research India and China’s climate-induced migration and its possible effect on urban adaptation.