Managing climate risk is increasingly taking on many forms. This UN backed initiative is undertaking regional, national and sub-national assessments where action can make a difference. They have begun with Central America followed with West Africa. While oriented toward informing governments and aid agencies, it is also relevant at a local and enterprise level that can also consider what they identify as the most important risk drivers.
- Risk Driver 1: Environment and natural resources.
- Risk Driver 2: Socioeconomic conditions.
- Risk Driver 3: Land use and the built environment.
- Risk Driver 4: Governance.
This related Climate Vulnerability Monitor is a real eye opener offering a ‘guide to the cold calculus of a hot planet.’