Paul Watkiss

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

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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Linking Mitigation and Adaptation

This is a GIZ discussion paper prepared for UNFCCC COP24 in Katowice, summarising early findings from research on the potential of mitigation–adaptation linkages in long-term climate strategies.

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Ensuring climate information guides long-term development

This article describes why climate-resilient development requires a step change in how medium to long-term climate information is produced, communicated and used in sub-Saharan Africa and elsewhere.

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Adaptation Gap Report 2016

This report focuses on finance, technology and knowledge gaps in climate change adaptation and ways to address them. It also explores the implications of failing to limit global carbon emissions.

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Mainstreaming climate information into sector development plans

This report demonstrates the use of climate information in assessing adaptation needs and adaptation interventions. It also outlines changes in thinking as adaptation moves from theory to practice.

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Economics of adaptation

Assessing the costs of adaptation using multiple lines of evidence.
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