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Assessing adaptation options

Assessing adaptation options

When adaptation options have been identified, the next steps are to assess and prioritize the compilation of options based on a detailed description and criteria. The selection of preferred adaptation options should be done in close interaction with all actors involved in the adaptation process. 

Last Update: 23 May 2014

Guidance and tools

 Assessing the costs and benefits of adaptation options. An overview of approaches This publication was developed under the Nairobi work programme on impacts, vulnerability and adaptation to climate ch ...
 Costing the impacts of climate change in the UK. Overview of guidelines This report is designed to give non-economists a sound appreciation of guidelines for costing climate impacts and adaptation. It ...
 Economic approaches for assessing climate change adaptation options under uncertainty The report is an output of the project 'Inventory of methods for adaptation to climate change (IMACC)' specificall ...

Publications and reports

 Assessing the Costs of Adaptation to Climate Change: A Review of the UNFCCC and Other Recent Estimates This book takes assessing the costs of adapting to climate change. Since the estimates for 2030 u ...
 Economics of climate change adaptation EU coasts In this study, the economics of climate change adaptation in EU coastal areas are explained from what has already bee ...
 Natural Hazards, Unnatural Hazards: The Economics of Effective Prevention This report is focusing on preventing death and destruction from “natural” disasters, it concludes that government ...
 Review of available methods for cost assessment The report identifies methods and techniques for adaptation options appraisal and decision analysis in the climate change context. We discuss the major ...

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