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The Economic Cost of Climate Change in Europe: Synthesis Report on State of Knowledge and Key Research Gaps
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Synthesis Report on State of Knowledge and Key Research Gaps

This report reviews current knowledge and knowledge gaps on the economic costs of climate change in Europe, including the costs of inaction and socio-economic tipping points.

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CO-designing the Assessment of Climate CHange costs (COACCH)

The COACCH project will produce improved downscaled assessment of the risks and costs of climate change in Europe that can be accessed directly by research, business and policy makers.

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Navigating a New Climate
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Assessing credit risk and opportunity in a changing climate

This report describes and presents case studies of new methodologies to help the banking industry assess the physical risk and opportunities of climate change.

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Indonesia: Costs of Climate Change 2050

The assessment focuses on agriculture, health, and sea level rise (SLR), estimating the costs that would be incurred in the year 2050 due to changes in climate or to loss of land from SLR. 

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Lender's Guide for Climate Risk in Infrastructure Investments

This guide provides a framework for questioning how revenues, costs, and assets can be linked to potential project vulnerability arising from climate hazards.

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Analyzing the Economic Costs and Benefits of CCA Options
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Analyzing the Economic Costs and Benefits of CCA Options

The publication presents the methodology used in the Pacific Cost-Benefit Analysis Initiative (P-CBA) training workshops, accompanied by examples from the trainings of how the methodology was used.

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Summary Report: ECCA 2nd Live Chat Session on Preparation for the Upcoming Workshop
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Summary Report: ECCA 2nd Live Chat Session on Preparation for an Upcoming Workshop

In preparation for the second Economics of Climate Change (ECCA) capacity building workshop held in October 2013, the second moderated live chat session was held on 10 September 2013.

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Capacity Building Program on Economics of Climate Change Adaptation

This article outlines and provides resources from the two-year program “Economics of Climate Change Adaptation – Supporting National/Sub-national Adaption Planning and Action”.

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Summary Report: First Live Chat Session on Agriculture Survey Instrument
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Summary Report: First Live Chat Session on Agriculture Survey Instrument

Summary report for the first live chat session of the Capacity Building Programme on the Economic of Climate Change Adaptation (ECCA) programme.

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Impacts of climate change on poverty and potential from climate-informed development

The impacts of climate change on poverty depend on the scale of climate change, but also on demographic and socioeconomic trends.

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Ecosystem Services Valuation Country Case Studies
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Valuing Ecosystem Services in the Lower Mekong Basin

4 specific Ecosystem Services Valuation Guides for Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand and Vietnam detail explanations of ecosystem services, valuation methods, best practices, and policy recommendations.

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VAR Report

This VAR Report assesses the current-day values of key assets at risk to climate change in the Lower Mekong Basin countries. 

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Biennial Assessment and Overview of Climate Finance Flows 2014

The UNFCCC’s Standing Committee on Finance (SCF) has recently made its first Biennial Assessment of Climate Finance Flows Report (BA). The highlights of this report are outlined here. 

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The Status of Climate Finance at COP20, Lima

Introduction Many UNFCCC stakeholders see climate finance as one of the linchpins holding together the entire climate negotiation process, for several reasons. First, climate finance is key to...
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New Climate Economy- Synthesis Report

The Global Commission on the Economy and Climate was set up to examine whether it is possible to achieve lasting economic growth while also tackling the risks of climate change. The Global Commission...
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DIVA sea-level rise model

Introduction to DIVA The Dynamic Interactive Vulnerability Assessment (DIVA) represents one, well-recognized, way of assessing sea-level rise impacts. DIVA takes into account biophysical and socio-...
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Review

Executive Summary Significant changes in climate are already visible globally, and are expected to become more pronounced in the future. These will lead to wide ranging impacts on the natural and man...
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Adaptation options for S. African agriculture

Agriculture in South Africa. Image:© Creative Commons World Bank Image Executive Summary This paper is part of a study of eleven African countries, Regional Climate, Water and Agriculture: Impacts on...
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Adapting to climate change in the Netherlands

Windmills used to drain water from land in the Netherlands Image © rtcc.org Abstract In many countries around the world impacts of climate change are assessed and adaptation options identified. We...
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National Economic, Environment and Development Study (NEEDS)

National Economic, Environment and Development Study (NEEDS) for Climate Change Project

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Costs of sea-level rise in Egypt

A boy riding a horse in front of the Great Pyramids of Giza Image: Marko Djurica Executive Summary This report presents the integrated case study for Egypt carried out under an OECD project on...
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AfDB: Integrating Climate Risk Management

Executive Summary Climate Change and African development Climate change is real and is happening now, with further changes inevitable. While mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions is crucial to limit...
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WHO: Climate change and health costs

Executive Summary Improved economic assessments of the costs associated with the health impacts of climate change can help support investment in health adaptation programmes, and support mitigation...
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Impacts of sea-level rise in Africa

Summary Africa has a large and growing coastal population, including a number of important coastal cities. With sea-level rise, flooding and inundation of coastal areas would be expected to create...
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