Coastal Zones and Small Islands.

As part of the IPPC report the report describes the impacts of climate change for coastal areas and small islands. Furthermore, it discusses adaptation reponses.

Harnessing nature to help people adapt to climate change

Ongoing research since the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s 2007 assessment report underscores the urgent need for rapid progress on national and global adaptation efforts.

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

Estimating Costs of Adaptation to Climate Change

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

Adaptation Investments: A Resource Allocation Framework

This paper discusses how adaptation funding may be allocated among developing countries in a transparent, efficient and equitable way.

Setting priorities for adapting to climate change

This paper suggests criteria that can be used to help determine which measures should be implemented in advance of climate change, and of those measures, which should receive the highest priority.

The economics of climate change adaptation in EU coastal areas

This study on ‘The economics of climate change adaptation in EU coastal areas’ provides insights in the state-of-play and the financial dimension of the actions undertaken to prepare Europe’s coastal zones, including the Outermost regions, to the effects of climate change

Designing climate change adaptation policies: An economic framework

This report proposes a general economic framework to help stakeholders in the public sector to develop effective adaptation strategies

Social equity considerations in the implementations of Caribbean climate change adaptation policies

This paper focuses on the need to ensure inclusion and social equity in adaptation planning as climate change issues disproportionately impact health, settlement, and livelihoods of these vulnerable groups

People versus planners: Social preferences for adaptation to climate change

This paper reviews broadly the approaches adopted by a number of different professional interest groups to the issue of adaptation and outlines an economic perspective