21 April 2023
It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Adeline Stuart-Watt. Read full announcement.
Adeline was a Policy Fellow (Adaptation and Resilience) at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment. Her work focused on climate adaptation and public policy. She also managed the delivery of the Institute’s work as part of the Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance – one of the Institute’s flagship climate change adaptation projects.
Prior to joining the Grantham Research Institute, Adeline spent several years advising on climate adaptation for the Victorian Government, Australia. She also worked as a lecturer and researcher in environmental and climate change policy at the University of Melbourne, Australia. She holds a Master of International Relations and a Master of Environment from the University of Melbourne.
Research and policy interests
- Climate change adaptation policy
- Climate change justice
- International climate change policy and politics
- Knowledge politics of climate change
Policy - 2023
This report takes stock of local climate action in the UK as of early 2023 and summarises the experience of the Place-based Climate Action Network (PCAN) over the last five years, through analysis, reflections, survey evidence and case studies, providing recommendations to a range of stakeholders. Read more
This policy brief sets an agenda for how to improve England's response and resilience to extreme heat events, learning from the 2022 heatwave experience. Read more
News - 2022
This article considers ways in which China can help climate vulnerable countries deal with climate related loss and damage, and specifically focusing on non-financial contributions. Read more
COP27 delivered a historic commitment on finance for Loss and Damage. Adeline Stuart-Watt explains what countries agreed to and what to expect next. Read more
This podcast for The Economist, produced as part of a special series for COP27, explores global efforts to adapt to climate change. The podcast includes an interview with Adeline Stuart-Watt who discusses how to implement and finance climate-resilient projects. Read more
This article reflects on what progress the Global South is hoping to make at the COP27 climate summit. Read more
Expectations are high for progress on Loss and Damage at the COP27 UN climate negotiations in Egypt. Adeline Stuart-Watt explains why it is important to set up a finance fund to support those most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. Read more