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.

The Costs of Adaptation: Case Study on Heat Related Health Risks and Adaptation in London

Case study aims to assess the potential costs and effectiveness of adaptation actions that address heat-related health risks in London, and identify and discuss the potential for cross-sectoral options that span the built environment.

Policy Interventions to Address Health Impacts Associated with Air Pollution, Unsafe Water Supply and Sanitation, and Hazardous Chemicals

Reviews the recent empirical literature relating to the quantification and valuation of the human health impacts of air pollution, hazardous chemicals, and unsafe water and sanitation, and their use in cost-benefit analysis, as an input to environmental policy decision-making in OECD countries.

Heat-Health Action Plans

Report aimed at ministries of health and regional and local health authorities to support them in designing, improving and implementing heat–health action plans to prevent the negative effects on health caused by heat and heat-waves.

Strategies to Adapt to an Uncertain Climate Change

Paper calls for the development of innovative adaptation strategies able to cope with the uncertainty on future climates, and for more involvement of climate information end-users.

Adaptatie aan Klimaatveranderiung - Globale Kosten en Praktische Voorbelden. Literatuurstudie.(Adaptation to Climate Change: Global Costs and Practical Examples)

Extensive study of the international literature concerning the effects of climate change and the associated costs, scaled to the Flemish context for an initial estimate of the potential cost of climate change in Flanders. (in Flemish)

Urban Regions: Vulnerabilities, Vulnerability Assessments by Indicators and Adaptation Options for Climate Change Impacts

Study assesses the feasibility of developing climate change related vulnerability indicators for urban areas to support future EU spatial development policy by reviewing available literature and research activities.