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 »
Submission to the call for ‘best practices, challenges and lessons learned from existing financial instruments at all levels that address the risk of loss and damage associated with the adverse … read more »
Declan Conway comments on new research published in Nature Climate change on future Nile river flows. The work shows annual Nile flows are projected to increase and importantly, year-to-year variability … read more »