Last edited by Turr
Thursday, April 23, 2020 | History

3 edition of Economics of adaptation to climate change found in the catalog.

Economics of adaptation to climate change

World Bank Group.

Economics of adaptation to climate change

Mozambique

by World Bank Group.

  • 279 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by World Bank Group in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 100-104).

The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 104 p. :
Number of Pages104
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25163639M
LC Control Number2011344543

• An important factor in climate change adaptation relates to the problem of uncertainty. The importance and treatment of uncertainty is outlined next in order to understand how it plays into the economic appraisal Size: 1MB.   This post returns to the theme: Adapt, Don’t Fight Climate Change. Matthew Kahn is Professor of Economics at USC and one of the more interesting thinkers with this POV. While IPCC scientists foresee climate change coming, Kahn and other economists foresee how societies will react to such forecasts by reallocating capital and shifting priorities.


Share this book
You might also like
Between apathy and revolution

Between apathy and revolution

War letters of fallen Englishmen

War letters of fallen Englishmen

Dangerous Davies

Dangerous Davies

Urban economics

Urban economics

Venom

Venom

Current research in pharmacology & pharmacy

Current research in pharmacology & pharmacy

Yorkshire days and Yorkshire ways

Yorkshire days and Yorkshire ways

Late Precambrian glaciation of central East Greenland

Late Precambrian glaciation of central East Greenland

Apayao life and legends

Apayao life and legends

Workers Unite!; Assembly Election Manifesto.

Workers Unite!; Assembly Election Manifesto.

James Joyce

James Joyce

Montanas Libby Dam project: more study needed before adding generators and a reregulating dam

Montanas Libby Dam project: more study needed before adding generators and a reregulating dam

Economics of adaptation to climate change by World Bank Group. Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Behavioral Economics of Climate Change: Adaptation Behaviors, Global Public Goods, Breakthrough Technologies, and Policy-Making shows readers how to understand mitigation strategies emerging from global warming policy discussions and the ways that changing climate conditions can alter these strategies.

Through quantitative analyses, case. Adaptation to Climate Change argues that, without care, adaptive actions can deny the deeper political and cultural roots that call for significant change in social and political relations if human vulnerability to climate change associated risk is to be reduced.

This book presents a framework for making sense of the range of choices facing Cited by: While debates over the consequences of climate change are often pessimistic, historical data from the past two centuries indicate many viable opportunities for responding to potential changes. This volume takes a close look at the ways in which economies—particularly that of the United States—have adjusted to the challenges climate change poses, including institutional features that help.

Download Economics of Adaptation to Climate Change - World Bank book pdf free download link or read online here in PDF. Read online Economics of Adaptation to Climate Change - World Bank book pdf free download link book now.

All books are in clear copy here, and all files are secure so don't worry about it. This unique textbook offers comprehensive coverage of the economics of climate change and climate policy, and is a suitable guide for advanced undergraduate, post-graduate, and doctoral students.

Topics discussed include the costs and benefits of adaptation and mitigation, discounting, uncertainty, policy instruments, and international by: The Bangladesh Climate Change Strategy and Action Plan (BCCSAP), adopted by the government of Bangladesh inseek to guide activities and programs related to climate change in Bangladesh.

Until the past few years, climatic risks have been poorly reflected. The book does a good job of addressing climate change solutions and actions, and the relevant economics, sociology, and public policy behind these solutions. The book could be much more useful for classrooms in a wide variety of disciplines if it addresses two issues in subsequent editions/5(2).

This is the resource site for Richard Tol's textbook Climate Economics: Economic analysis of climate, climate change, and climate policy. The book can be ordered from Edward Elgar, Amazon UK and Amazon US.

The 2nd edition can be pre-ordered. There is a preview on Google Books. The first book reviews are in. Economics of Adaptation to Climate Change: Social Synthesis Report 3.

The Cost to Developing Countries of Adapting to Climate Change: New Methods and Estimates Climate Change Scenarios and Climate Data Economics of Coastal Zone Adaptation to Climate Change Costs of Adapting to Climate Change for Human Health in Developing CountriesFile Size: 5MB.

The Carbon Crunch: How We’re Getting Climate Change Wrong – and How to Fix It, by Dieter Helm (Yale University Pressrevised & updatedpages, $ paperback). In a new edition of his hard-hitting book on climate change, economist Dieter Helm looks at how and why we have failed to tackle the issue of global warming and argues for a new, pragmatic rethinking of energy.

Recently, however, the influence of economics on climate policy has evolved from a narrow focus on cost to large systemic change. Many of the “make or break” issues that the delegations at the 21 st Conference of the Parties have to tackle are related to economics: climate finance, loss and damage, adaptation.

Economics and Management of Climate Change Risks, Mitigation and Adaptation. Editors Placing special emphasis on the impact of climate change risks on business, the book investigates in which way selected sectors of the economy are affected and what measures they can undertake to adapt to climate change risks.

Economics and Management. Economics of adaptation to climate change - Synthesis report (English) Abstract. To address these objectives, the study was conducted on two parallel tracks: (1) a global tracka top-down approach, in which national databases were used to generate aggregate estimates at a global scale, drawing on a wide variety of sector studies; and.

This book synthesises the contribution of economics to the study and practice of climate resilience and adaptation. Including an original introduction by the editor, it brings together in one volume some of the most influential articles by economists on climate change adaptation since the topic became a subject of academic interest.

QuickShare your content (Spanish version). The discipline of economics occupies an awkward relationship in the face of climate change challenges. While climate change, and the costs associated with adapting to climate change, are increasingly recognised as issues of economic significance, most economic analysis struggles to deal with subjective nature of climate change risks or the inherent.

Climate Adaptation Engineering Risks and Economics for Infrastructure Decision-Making. Book • their resilience needs to be improved and their adaptation to climate change is an essential element of that.

In this chapter, changes in global climate that may have adverse impacts on the performance of the critical infrastructure systems. The signal of climate change – a human fingerprint on temperature, rainfall, cloud cover – is always superposed on a noisy background of natural climate variability.

If we never existed, of course the climate would change: the Earth would still go around the sun on a tilted axis; air and water would still slosh back and forth, hurricanes. The Handbook of Climate Change Adaptation addresses the scientific, social, political and cultural aspects of climate change in an integrated and coherent way.

The multi-volume reference focuses on one of the key aspects of climate change: adaptation and how to handle its impacts on physical. This book will deals with all these issues making a timely and important contribution to the study climate change economics proving essential reading for international researchers and policy.

Introduction to the economics of adaptation to climate change Elisa Sainz de Muirieta, Ibon Galarraga and Anil Markandya 2. State of the Art on Economics of Adaptation Clemens Heuson, Erik Gawel and Paul Lehmann 3. International Cooperation on Adaptation to Climate Change Jonathan Pickering and Dirk Rubbelke Part 2: Uncertainty, Equity.

Adaptation in the agricultural sector is being given a high priority within this effort because of the inherent sensitivity of food production to climate and the strong inter-linkages that exist between climate, agriculture, and economic growth and development.

The Behavioral Economics of Climate Change: Adaptation Behaviors, Global Public Goods, Breakthrough Technologies, and Policy-Making shows readers how to understand mitigation strategies emerging from global warming policy discussions and the ways that changing climate conditions can alter these strategies.

Through quantitative analyses, case studies and policy. This book provides an incisive and economic assessment of the global warming adaptation policy and programs carved out by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, the Green Climate Fund (GCF), by relying on the four scientific traditions that have been advanced on the economics of adaptation to climate change in agricultural and natural resource enterprises.

Data and research on climate change including adaptation, climate finance, international climate framework, carbon markets, UNFCCC, cities, flood risk, Climate Change Expert Group (CCXG)., Climate change poses a serious challenge to social and economic development.

Efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions need to move hand in hand with policies and incentives to adapt to the impacts of. ‘An extremely timely book. The Paris Climate Agreement establishes a global goal on adaptation of enhancing adaptive capacity, strengthening resilience and reducing vulnerability to climate change.

The book addresses the key question of how such a goal could be achieved by arguing that adaptation and resilience cannot be separated from ongoing and dynamic development processes.

CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION ECONOMICS Adaptation Scenarios Factsheet Series, Factsheet 6 of 7 THE LONG-TERM ADAPTATION SCENARIOS FLAGSHIP RESEARCH PROGRAMME (LTAS) FOR SOUTH AFRICA The LTAS (April – June ) aims to respond to the South African National Climate Change Response White Paper ().

The economics of climate adaptation: concepts and application Adapting to climate change presents unique challenges for economists in terms of how the problems can be framed and analysed. In this workshop, we will examine a range of ways in which economics has recently been applied to.

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC):Climate Change Economics and Social Dimensions of Climate Change, The Contribution of Working Group III to the Second Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [J.

Bruce, H. Lee, and E. Haîtes, eds.]. Cambridge University Press, by: The capacity building Programme on the Economics of Climate Change Adaptation (ECCA) in Asia is a cooperative effort between UNDP, the USAID ADAPT Asia-Pacific Project, the Asian Development Bank, the Global Water Partnership and Yale University.

The ECCA programme, launched inresulted from a regional consensus on the need to build governments’ capacity in. Fairness in Adaptation to Climate Change brings together scholars from political science, economics, law, human geography, and climate science to offer the first assessment of the social justice issues in adaptation to climate change.

The book outlines the philosophical underpinnings of different types of justice in relation to climate change. Natural catastrophe insurance and climate change: The Economics of Climate Adaptation A framework for decision-making to enable risk prevention, sharing and transfer Dr.

David Bresch, Head of Sustainability and Political Risk Management, Swiss Re [email protected] Size: 1MB. From adaptation to climate-resilient development: what are the implications for policymakers.

Commentary 8 September, Jared J. Finnegan gives an overview of The economics of climate-resilient development, a new book he has contributed to and which was edited by Sam Fankhauser and Thomas K.J. McDermott. The book explores the link between adaptation to climate change and.

The book considers both adaptation to long-term climate change and more immediate issues of water and electricity management in the face of inter-annual climate variability and drought. Thus, no matter what one's perspective on long-run climate change projections, the book provides useful lessons for some of the region's most pressing resource.

The Economics of Adaptation to Future Climate in SouthAfrica. Book. Full-text available Economics of climate change adaptation at the local scale under conditions of uncertainty and. Climate change is one of the greatest challenges facing human kind owing to the great uncertainty regarding future impacts, which affect all regions and many ecosystems.

Many publications deal with economic issues relating to mitigation policies, but the economics of adaptation to climate change has received comparatively little attention. Climate Change and the Economics of Adaptation David Kraybill Professor, Dept.

of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics Director, Center for African Studies Ohio State University Lecture presented J at Post Graduate Course in Mountain Environment and Climate Change.

STERN REVIEW: The Economics of Climate Change iii The first half of the Review considers how the evidence on the economic impacts of climate change, and on the costs and benefits of action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, relates to the conceptual framework described above.

The Economics of Climate Change Lawrence H. Goulder, William A. Pizer. NBER Working Paper No. Issued in January NBER Program(s):Public Economics, Environment and Energy Economics Global climate change poses a threat to the well-being of humans and other living things through impacts on ecosystem functioning, biodiversity, capital productivity, and human health.

This book is extremely readable, and something that all interested in climate change and its consequences should have.’ Source: Journal of Biosocial Science 'The Stern Review of The Economics of Climate Change is a vital step forward in securing an effective global policy on climate by: This article is about the economics of climate change tion of climate change involves actions that are designed to limit the amount of long-term global warming.

Mitigation may be achieved through the reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions or through the enhancement of sinks that absorb GHGs, for example forests.

Megacity spend on adaptation and resilience to climate change in as a percentage of city GDP. Credit: Lucien Georgeson et al. Nature Climate Change "This is perhaps an early warning sign that more needs to be done in cities in developing countries to adapt to climate change, and there needs to be some way of getting more resources to.Review of the Economics of Adaptation and Climate-Resilient Development 1 Introduction This working paper aims to inform the development community about the current state-of-knowledge and emerging thinking on the economics of adaptation and the application to development.

The paper is based on a detailed review that has considered five key by: 2.Others point to constraints on autonomous adaptation, such as limited information and access to resources (p. ). Smit et al. () concluded that relying on autonomous adaptation to climate change would result in substantial ecological, social, and economic costs.

In their view, these costs could largely be avoided with planned adaptation.