The Economics of Climate Change in Mexico: Synopsis

The principle objectives of this study is to identify, analyze and quantify the economic costs of climate change for Mexico and, on the basis of the results, propose and recommend appropriate measures for public policy, both for adaptation and mitigation.

The Economics of Adaptation to Climate Change in Developing Countries

Paper discusses the economic theory of adaptation as well as the empirical adaptation literature with a focus on developing countries.

Climate Change: Impact on Agriculture and Costs of Adaptation

Report research provides detailed estimates of the impacts of climate change on agricultural production, consumption, prices, and trade, and also estimates the costs of adaptation for developing countries.

The Economics of Climate Change in Brazil

Determines the extent to which economic impacts of climate change in Brazil are taken into account for development agenda. Economic assessment of expected climate change impacts in Brazil within varying scenarios, identify economic and social vulnerabilities, and determine cost-effective strategies to deal with risks.

Valuing Climate Change Impacts on Human Health: Empirical Evidence from the Literature.

This paper critically reviews a number of studies about the costs of planned adaptation in the health context, and compares current health expenditures with MDGs which are felt to be inadequate when considering climate change impacts.

Potential costs and benefits of adaptation options: A review of existing literature

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.

Assessing the Costs of Adaptation to Climate Change: A Review of the UNFCCC and Other Recent Estimates.

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.

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