Adaptation and development
Climate change may put at risk past development achievements.
There are synergies and trade-offs between adaptation, economic growth, human development, social equity and poverty alleviation.
This programme explores climate-compatible forms of economic and social development; adaptation policies, instruments and institutions at different spatial scales; and the roles of the public and private sectors in adaptation decision making.
In this paper the authors examine the heterogeneous impact of temperature shocks on mortality across income groups in Mexico using individual death records (1998–2010) and Census data. read more »
Territorial approach to climate change in Senegal: agro-silvopastoral case study in the Ferlo region (In French)
Governance of climate change at the territorial level is critical if decision makers are to gain awareness of the realities that communities affected by the impacts of climate change face, … read more »
- Integrated territorial approach to climate change in Senegal: case study of an integrated territorial climate plan for the Dakar region (In French)
- Science for disaster risk management 2017: knowing better and losing less
- Submission to the Executive Committee of the Warsaw International Mechanism for Loss and Damage
In this commentary article Bob Ward, Director of Policy and Communications, says the lethal risks of extreme weather in the UK are under-reported and government must stop cutting public awareness funds. read more »