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Accommodating migration to promote adaptation to climate change (English)

This paper explains how climate change may increase future migration, and which risks are associated with such migration. It also examines how some of this migration may enhance the capacity of communities to adapt to climate change. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5270 APR 01, 2010

Barnett, Jon; Webber, Michael Disclosed

The inter-linkages between rapid growth in livestock production, climate change, and the impacts on water resources, land use, and deforestation (English)

Livestock systems globally are changing rapidly in response to human population growth, urbanization, and growing incomes. This paper discusses the linkages between burgeoning demand for livestock products, growth in livestock production, and the impacts this may have on natural resources, and how these may both affect and be affected by climate change in the coming decades. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5178 JAN 01, 2010

Thornton, Philip K.; Herrero, Mario Disclosed

A note on the economic cost of climate change and the rationale to limit it below 2°C (English)

This note highlights a major reason to limit climate change to the lowest possible levels. This reason follows from the large increase in uncertainty associated with high levels of warming. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5179 JAN 01, 2010

Hallegatte, Stephane; Dumas, Patrice; Hourcade, Jean-Charles Disclosed