Economics of Adaptation to Climate Change: Synthesis Report

The study aims to develop a global estimate of adaptation costs for informing the international community’s efforts in the climate negotiations

Equity and Cost-Effectiveness of Multilateral Adaptation Finance: Are they Friends or Foes?

This paper analyses potential criteria to allocate international funding for adaptation to climate change, as a response to one of the main governance challenges of international adaptation funding - the prioritization of project proposals given scarce funding.

Estimating Costs of Adaptation to Climate Change

The EACC study addresses many of the shortcomings found in the adaptation cost literature

Different Tales from Different Countries: A First Assessment of the OECD “Adaptation Marker”

In response to the launch of the OECD "Adaptation Marker" in 2010 and the first complete Creditor Reporting System data set published in March 2012, this paper targets to examine the credibility of the marker. Our examination reveals that far less projects than the donor countries reported are in fact relevant to what can be considered climate change adaptation.

Strategy on Adaptation to Climate Change for the Least Developed Countries Fund (LDCF) and the Special Climate Change Fund (SCCF)

The paper presents, inter-alia: (i) an analysis of the role of the GEF in financing adaptation; (ii) a summary of previous GEF experience in adaptation financing and a clarification of what is adaptation in practice.

Adaptation Fund Trust Fund: Financial Report Prepared by the Trustee as of March 31, 2013

This report includes estimates of potential resources available to the adaptation fun through 2020, based on assumptions and observed information at the time of preparation of the report.

Adaptation and mitigation: Trade-offs in substance and methods

This paper argues that adaptation and mitigation should be kept largely separate. It also looks at a few exceptions where adaptation and mitigation should be integrated, and warns that the results are even more politically incorrect than seeing adaptation as accepting defeat in mitigation

Climate change adaptation, development and international financial support: Lessons from EU pre-accession and solidarity funds

This paper investigates the different ways to organise and channel the funds to where it is more efficient and most necessary and studies the practical implementation of a development under conditionality, namely adaptation-development, and its requirement in terms of financing architecture.

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