Critique of UNFCCC (2007) and comment on global adaptation financing needs for 2030 in developing countries. Concludes the costs of adapting to climate change have been significantly under-estimated. Discussion of previous health costs Content: 1. The range of global estimates 2. Costs of adaptation in agriculture, forestry and fisheries 3. Costs of adaptation in the water sector 4. Adaptation costs for human health 5. Adaptation costs for coasts and low-lying settlements 6. The costs of adapting infrastructure to climate change 7. Costing adaptation for natural ecosystems 8. The costs and benefits of adaptation

Author names: 
Parry, M.
Arnell, N.
Berry, P.
Dodman, D.
Fankhauser, S.
Kovats, S.
Hope, C.
Nicholls, R.
Satterthwaite, D.
Tiffin, R.
Wheeler, T.
Year: 
2009
Publisher: 
International Institute for Environment and Development and Grantham Institute for Climate Change, London.
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Martin Parry, Nigel Arnell, Pam Berry, David Dodman, Samuel Fankhauser, Chris Hope, Sari Kovats, Robert Nicholls, David Satterthwaite, Richard Tiffin, Tim Wheeler (2009). Assessing the Costs of Adaptation to Climate Change: A Review of the UNFCCC and Other Recent Estimates. International Institute for Environment and Development and Grantham Institute for Climate Change, London.

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