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Trillions are being committed to climate mitigation, but what about climate adaptation?

Funding for climate adaptation; Ethiopia, Africa; Global South

Private investment is critical to developing global climate adaptation efforts. In Ale, Ethiopia, Manase (right) and Tsanite (left) dig through sand to hit water during the dry season (March 2019). Image: Mercy Corps/Ezra Millstein

Tjada D’Oyen McKenna
Chief Executive Officer, Mercy Corps
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Graph showing historical progress towards private climate finance targets.
Investment in climate adaptation is trending upward across private and public sources, but less than 2% of climate adaptation finance currently comes from private sources.
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