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Economics of Climate Change in Kenya

Effects of drought in Kenya: Image: © Newstime Africa Executive Summary This study has assessed the Economics of Climate Change in Kenya. It was funded by DFID and DANIDA and undertaken by the...
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Economics of Climate Change in the Pacific

Introduction Climate change has been identified as one of the critical challenges of this century for the Pacific region. The region’s vulnerability arises from its unique geography and environment,...
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Watershed Development in India: Economic Valuation and Adaptation Considerations

Executive summary Watershed Development (WSD) in India has been a part of the national approach to improve agricultural production and alleviate poverty in rainfed regions since the 1970s. Watershed...
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Adaptation to climate change in the insurance sector

Abstract Adaptation to climate change, particularly flood risks, may come to pose large challenges in the future and will require cooperation among a range of stakeholders. However, there presently...
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Is Nepal ready to receive the climate finance it requires?

The UNFCCC states that national responses to climate change should be guided by the principle of "common but differentiated responsibilities" between member countries based on their historical...
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Climate Change and Health A Tool to Estimate Health and Adaptation Costs

The WHO Regional Office for Europe prepared this economic analysis tool to support health adaptation planning in European Member States. It is based on a review of the science. It is expected to be...
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Economics of climate change adaptation at the local scale: the case of Durban, South Africa

Results for Durban's cost-benefit prioritisation under a particular socio-economic and climate future Abstract This paper describes the design and application of a benefit-cost model to the city of...
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Climate Adaptation in the Boardroom

Abstract Climate adaptation is recognised by many of the world’s largest businesses as a global risk and one that requires critical attention. The World Economic Forum’s 2013 Global Risks Perception...
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ECR: Transport

Executive summary The UK’s transport network is already experiencing various impacts of climate change, including extreme weather events. Relevant climate change risks include flooding, heat effects...
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ECR: Sea Fish

Executive summary This report addresses the question: “What is the case for further intervention to maximise the potential opportunities for the UK that arise from the climate-change-driven movement...
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ECR: Power

Executive summary Climate change to the 2050s and beyond poses a number of threats and challenges for the energy sector. Although subject to uncertainty, mean winter precipitation is projected to...
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ECR: Housing

Executive summary A changing climate is projected to bring a gradual increase in mean summer temperature in the UK. In addition, the frequency and intensity of heat waves could increase in future,...
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ECR: Health

Executive summary This report explores whether there is a case for further intervention by government or other bodies in relation to certain climate change impacts on health and well-being. It is...
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ECR: Forestry

Executive summary The Focus of the Analysis This report addresses the question: “What is the case for further action in relation to climate change adaptation for forest productivity and associated...
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ECR: Flood Management

Executive summary In combination with sea level rise (and coastal erosion), changing rainfall patterns, including events of higher rainfall intensity, could contribute to an increased risk of flood...
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ECR: Agriculture

Executive summary How exposed is UK agriculture to climate change? Key climate risks facing the sector are changes in average climate conditions, changes to the inherent variability of weather, and...
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The Economics of Climate Resilience

The Economics of Climate Resilience (ECR) has been commissioned by Defra and the Devolved Administrations (DAs) to inform the UK’s first National Adaptation Programme and the adaptation plans of the...
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Costs and benefits of adaptation

Executive Summary Many national and local economies are already vulnerable to climate events, in the form of floods, droughts, heat waves, and tropical storms. Global warming, which could see the...
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Multilateral adaptation finance

Abstact This paper analyzes potential criteria to allocate international funding for adaptation to climate change, as a response to one of the main governance challenges of international adaptation...
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Economic Aspects of Adaptation to Climate Change

Abstract The present report seeks to inform critical questions with regard to policy mixes of investments in adaptation and mitigation, and how they might vary over time. This is facilitated here by...
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Assessing the costs of adaptation to climate change

Summary Several recent studies have reported adaptation costs for climate change, including for developing countries. They have similar-sized estimates and have been influential in discussions on...
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Adaptation as a Response to Climate Change

Abstract Climate change is likely to have relevant effects on our future socio-economic systems. It is therefore important to identify how markets and policy jointly react to expected climate change...
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Policy Brief- Review Summary and Synthesis

Introduction This briefing note summarises the review and synthesis work on the costs (and benefits) of adaptation to climate change in Europe. The research received funding from the European...
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ClimateCost- TPBN 6

Key Messages Mitigation policy has a beneficial effect in reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, because it introduces cleaner fuels and improves energy efficiency. These mitigation measures also...
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