Adaptation to climate change among electricity distribution companies in Norway and Sweden: lessons from the field

The article analyses local adaptation to climate change in the electricity sector in Norway and Sweden. More specific, this article analyses the adaptive capacity of four local grid-companies in the two countries, based on national context, company size, and experience with weather events.

Funding public adaptation to climate-related disasters. Estimates for a global fund

Focusing on weather-related extreme events, we conduct a global assessment of the public finance costs for financially managing extreme event risks. In doing so, we assess countries’ fiscal disaster vulnerability, which we operationalize as the public sector’s ability to pay for relief to the affected population and support the reconstruction of lost assets and infrastructure. Methods employed include minimum-distance techniques to estimate the tail behaviour of country disaster risks as well as the inclusion of non-linear loss and financing resources relationships.

Costing Climate Impacts and Adaptation. A Canadian Study on Coastal Zones.

The two great threats to coastal zones are sea-level rise and larger and more-frequent storm surges, which can destroy property, erode coastal land, salinate aquifers, and permanently flood low-lying areas. A seminal 1998 study of the risk posed by sea-level rise found that one-third of all Canadian coastline has a moderate or high level of sensitivity, yet very little research exists quantifying the likely economic impacts.

National Climate Change Action Plan 2013-2017. Executive Summary.

Climate change is the most serious global challenge of our time. The 2010 National Climate Change Response Strategy (NCCRS) recognised the importance of climate change impacts for Kenya’s development. This National Climate Change Action Plan developed in 2012 is the logical next step to enable Kenya to reduce vulnerability to climate change and to improve our country’s ability to take advantage of the opportunities that climate change offers.

National Climate Change Action Plan Adaptation. Technical Analysis Report

This report was designed to: • Provide technical information and evidence for the preparation of the National Adaptation Plan that will address vulnerability to the impacts of climate change and building adaptive capacity and resilience.

Tuvalu National Strategic Action Plan for Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management 2012–2016.

The National Strategic Action Plan (NSAP) for Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management describes the people of Tuvalu’s priorities for immediate actions. The National Action Plan provides a prioritised programme of action that the Tuvalu Government will implement over the next five years. The NSAP provides a range of actions requiring commitment and a coordinated joint effort within government, and with the private sector and civil society.

Assessment of Investment and Financial Flows to Adapt to the Climate Change Effects in the Agriculture Sector

The assessment of investment and financial flows (I&FF) is a component of the UNDP global project Capacity Development for Policy Makers to Address Climate Change. Bangladesh is one of the 20 countries participating in the project worldwide. The project is funded by the governments of Norway, Switzerland, Spain, Finland, UNDP and the United Nations Foundation.

Assessment of Investment and Financial Flows to Adapt to Climate Change Effects in the Water Sector

The assessment of investment and financial flows (I&FF) is a component of the UNDP global project Capacity Development for Policy Makers to Address Climate Change. Bangladesh is one of the 20 countries participating in the project worldwide. The project is funded by the governments of Norway, Switzerland, Spain, Finland, UNDP and the United Nations Foundation.

Key actions against climate change in the sectors energy, agriculture and water in Bangladesh

The assessment of investment and financial flows (I&FF) is a component of the UNDP global project Capacity Development for Policy Makers to Address Climate Change. Bangladesh is one of the 20 countries participating in the project worldwide. The project is funded by the governments of Norway, Switzerland, Spain, Finland, UNDP and the United Nations Foundation.

Capacity Development for Policy Makers to Address Climate Change in Bangladesh. Executive Summary.

The assessment of investment and financial flows (I&FF) is a component of the UNDP global project Capacity Development for Policy Makers to Address Climate Change. Bangladesh is one of the 20 countries participating in the project worldwide. The project is funded by the governments of Norway, Switzerland, Spain, Finland, UNDP and the United Nations Foundation.

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