Will Private Finance Support Climate Change Adaptation in Developing Countries? Historical Investment Patterns as a Window on Future Private Climate Finance

This paper explores what historical patterns of investment reveal about the potential for the private sector to play a significant role in raising and delivering climate finance, specifically in the context of the adaptation needs of developing countries.

The effect of different mitigation strategies on international financing of adaptation

This study applies an Integrated Assessment Model to gain insight in the interactions between adaptation costs, residual damages and mitigation costs and to analyse the effectiveness of a 2% levy on both the CDM and emissions trading from developing countries.

The Cost of Adaptation to Climate Change in Africa

This paper provides a synopsis of the potential impacts of climate change on Africa and draws out implications for the resources the Continent may require to enable it to adapt to climate change. Its intention is to assist African negotiators and policy-makers in understanding the latest research on these topics to inform their discussions and negotiations at national, regional and international fora.

Estimated global resources needed to attain international malaria control goals

To provide the international community with an estimate of the amount of financial resources needed to scale up malaria control to reach international goals, including allocations by country, year and intervention as well as an indication of the current funding gap.

Evaluation of the Costs and Benefits of Water and Sanitation Improvements at the Global Level

The aim of this study was to estimate the economic costs and benefits of a range of selected interventions to improve water and sanitation services, with results presented for 17 WHO sub-regions and at the global level.

Adaptation Options For Coastal Areas And Infrastructure: An Analysis For 2030

The goal of this report is to estimate the total investment in adaptation options for coastal 6 areas and infrastructure during the year 2030

Adaptation options for infrastructure in developing countries

The terms of reference for this paper requested a consideration of adaptation options for infrastructure in developing countries

The Cost of Extreme Events in 2030

This paper has several aims. It attempts to provide: a projection of extreme event costs in 2030 in as much geographic and sectoral detail as possible, an overview of current levels of extreme event costs, an overview of current sources of financing extreme events, parallel estimates of “attritional” losses from smaller events and an assessment of how current financing arrangements need to change to meet the requirements of adaptation.

Better economics: Supporting Climate Change Adaptation with Stakeholder Analysis:A Case Study of Morocco

The objective of this study is to address the economics of adapting to climate change in the irrigation water sector in Morocco, using the CBA-focused, multi-stakeholder approach to water sector adaptation developed by IIED.