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.
The links among climate change, economic growth and economic development have gained increasing attention over recent years in both the academic and policy literature. However, most of the existing literature … read more »
- Adaptation to natural disasters through the agricultural land rental market: evidence from Bangladesh
- The economics of adaptation and climate-resilient development: lessons from projects for key adaptation challenges
- You never adapt alone – the role of Multi-Sectoral Partnerships in addressing urban climate risks
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 »
Bob Ward, Director of Policy and Communications, examines the potential cost of recent floods in the UK. read more »