All articles for the topic: Economics of global warming

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Deep uncertainty over long-term climate in infrastructure projects

Abstract

Climate change brings new challenges for traditional environmental risk management, particularly for major infrastructure projects, where the decisions made today can have long-...

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Local Knowledge for Climate Change Adaptation in West Africa

This article aims to contribute to identifying, capitalizing and disseminating the best local knowledge to adapt to climate variability and climate change.

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Acting on What we Know and Learn for Climate and Development Policy

The Challenge

On the 5th and 6th March 2013, the Climate Change Team at IDS organised a knowledge exchange which aimed to explore how learning is (or isn’t) taking place in climate and...

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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

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This paper describes the design and application of...

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Business Adaptation to Climate Change

This executive report is a short summary of the Network for Business Sustainability's systematic review on adaptation to climate change. This document summarises the key findings of the...

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Politics and policy processes

This following pages provide resources which are relevant to the analysis of politics and policy processes including cross-scale and multi-level interactions. 

 
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Climate Change Adaptation in Rural Areas of India (CCA RAI)

Introduction

The Indo-German development project 'Climate Change Adaptation in Rural Areas of India (CCA RAI)' aims to enhance the adaptive capacities of vulnerable rural communities in India so...

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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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CIRCLE 2- Adaptation Inspiration Book

For the first time a large survey has been done to collect measures that have been taken to adapt to climate change in Europe. This study which focused on implemented measures only use the...

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Krabi holistic approach to vulnerability and adaptation assessment

Abstract

Climate change vulnerability and adaptation planning can be taken into consideration across many sectors and at different levels and scales. Different scales of planning have...

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The EX-ACT Tool

Study to assess the mitigation potential of agriculture and forestry development projects.

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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...

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Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa

The Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, FP (FFCUL) is a Public Foundation under Private Law, a non-profit organization, endowed with legal personality.

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CDKN Climate and Development Research Review

A report prepared by TERI, and supported by the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN), highlights key trends in a body of research on the links between climate change and development.

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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...

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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...

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Adaptation as a Response to Climate Change

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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...

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Tourism and Climate Change in Cambodia

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This study focuses on the climate change adaptation of the tourism sector in Cambodia. Climate change adaptation has come into focus since it has been realised that climate change...

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The State of Climate Change Adaptation in the Great Lakes Region

Figure 1. Map of the Great Lakes basin, depicting lakes, rivers, and streams in the region (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Detroit District; retrieved from http://gis.glin....

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Direct access to the Adaptation Fund: Lessons from accrediting NIEs in Jamaica and Senegal

Direct access to the Adaptation Fund: Lessons from accrediting NIEs in Jamaica and Senegal

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Mainstreaming adaptation in the farming communities of the Philippines

Summary

Being an archipelagic developing country composed of 7000 islands, the Phillippines is highly vulnerable to climate related hazards. The most vulnerable sectors are the upland...

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Capacity Building for Human Health Vulnerability in Ghana (ACCCA)

This project seeks to develop capacity to implement pre-disaster prevention and adaptation options in order to reduce the potential adverse effects of climate change on human health in Ghana.

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Climate analysis- Rwanda

Drought Prone areas in Rwanda (Source, NAPA Report, 2006, Data from Meteorological service /MININFRA )

This climate analysis was conducted as part of the DFID-funded ...

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Climate analysis - Burundi

Main physical features and flood risk map of Burundi

Background

This climate analysis was conducted as part of the DFID-funded Economics of Climate Change on East...

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