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The social dimensions of adaptation to climate change in Bangladesh (English)

Bangladesh is one of the country's most vulnerable to climate change which also has a very high population density. The combination of a high level of poverty, and a depleted ecological system increase the country's vulnerability to the impacts of climate change, which threatens the development achievements over the last decades. ... See More +

Other Environmental Study 58899 DEC 16, 2010

Khan, Iqbal Alam; Ali, Zulfiqar; Asaduzzaman, M; Rashid Bhuyan, M Harunur Disclosed

The social dimensions of adaptation to climate change in Mozambique (English)

The purpose of the Economics of Adaptation to Climate Change (EACC) study is to better understand and estimate the true costs of adapting to climate change in less developed countries. ... See More +

Other Environmental Study 58904 DEC 14, 2010

Patt, Anthony Disclosed

The social dimensions of adaptation of climate change in Ghana (English)

The program's objective is to assist decision makers in developing countries in integrating adaptation measures into national development strategies, policies, and budgets. ... See More +

Other Environmental Study 58902 DEC 09, 2010

Yaro, Joseph A. Disclosed

The social dimensions of adaptation of climate change in Vietnam : The social dimensions of adaptation of climate change in Vietnam (English)

Vietnam is likely to be one of the most significantly impacted nations in the world from climate change, due to its very long coastline, high dependence on agriculture, and relatively low levels of development in rural areas. ... See More +

Other Environmental Study 58903 DEC 09, 2010

McElwee, Pamela Disclosed

The social dimensions of adaptation of climate change in Ethiopia (English)

The social component of the economics of adaptation to climate change (EACC) study employed two approaches in Ethiopia. Participatory scenario development workshops were conducted at community and the national levels to gather qualitative information and data, while a survey of sample communities was conducted for quantitative data-based assessment. ... See More +

Other Environmental Study 58901 DEC 09, 2010

Disclosed

The social dimensions of adaptation of climate change in Bolivia (English)

The study in Bolivia was based on the concepts contained in the document methodology for the social component (October 2008) prepared by the core team in Washington. ... See More +

Other Environmental Study 58900 DEC 09, 2010

Morales, Miguel Disclosed

Economics of coastal zone : adaptation to climate change (English)

This report explores the answer to a difficult question: what are the potential costs for coastal adaptation from 2010 until 2050 in response to human-induced climate change? ... See More +

Other Environmental Study 57475 OCT 01, 2010

Nicholls, Robert; Brown, Sally; Hanson, Susan; Hinkel, Jochen Disclosed

Climate change scenarios and climate data (English)

The overall objective of the Economics of Adaptation to Climate Change (EACC) study is to better understand what adaptation to climate change really is and how-without such adaptation-development progress will be threatened and may even be reversed. ... See More +

Other Environmental Study 57558 OCT 01, 2010

Strzepek, Kenneth; Schlosser, C. Adam Disclosed

Modeling the impact of climate change on global hydrology and water availability (English)

The objective of this technical report is to provide the background to the methodology used to model the impact of climate change on runoff for the global track of the Economic of Adaptation to Climate Change (EACC) project. ... See More +

Other Environmental Study 56801 SEP 01, 2010

Strzepek, Kenneth M.; Mccluskey, Alyssa L. Disclosed

Costs of adaptation related to industrial and municipal water supply and riverine flood protection (English)

This background paper describes the work carried out on one component of a larger World Bank study entitled The Economics of Adaptation to Climate Change (EACC), whose aim is to estimate the costs of adapting to climate change in developing countries over the period 2010-50. ... See More +

Other Environmental Study 56664 AUG 01, 2010

Ward, Philip J.; Pauw, Pieter; Brander, Luke M.; Aerts, Jeroen, C.J.H.; Strzepek, Kenneth M. Disclosed

Economics of adaptation to climate change : ecosystem services (English)

The present study of the economics of adaptation to climate change follows the sector approach, with separate estimates of adaptation measures for infrastructure, water, agriculture, industrial forestry, fisheries, coastal zones, human health, and ecosystems. ... See More +

Other Environmental Study 56665 AUG 01, 2010

Lange, Glenn-Marie; Dasgupta, Susmita; Thomas, Timothy; Murray, Siobhan; Blankespoor, Brian; Sander, Klas; Essam, Timothy Disclosed

The economics of adaptation to extreme weather events in developing countries (English)

This paper attempts to assess the economics of adaptation to extreme weather events. The author address several questions that are relevant for the international discussion: how will climate change alter the incidence of these events, and how will their impact be distributed geographically? ... See More +

Other Environmental Study 56659 AUG 01, 2010

Blankespoor, Brian; Dasgupta, Susmita; Laplante, Benoit; Wheeler, David Disclosed

Cost of adapting fisheries to climate change (English)

This study has two objectives. The first is to help decision makers, especially in developing countries, to better understand and assess the risks posed by climate change, and to better design strategies to adapt their fishing sectors to climate change. ... See More +

Other Environmental Study 56663 AUG 01, 2010

Sumaila, Ussif Rashid; Cheung, William W. L. Disclosed

Adaptation of forests to climate change (English)

This study is part of a World Bank effort intended, first, to help decision makers in developing countries to better understand and assess the risks posed by climate change and to better design sector strategies to adapt to climate change. ... See More +

Other Environmental Study 56661 AUG 01, 2010

Sedjo, Roger A. Disclosed

The costs of agricultural adaptation to climate change (English)

Climate change will have large, but still uncertain, effects on agriculture. In this report the authors provide estimates of the impacts on human well-being through effects on agricultural production, prices, and trade. ... See More +

Other Environmental Study 56662 AUG 01, 2010

Nelson, Gerald C.; Rosegrant, Mark W.; Koo, Jawoo; Robertson, Richard; Sulser, Timothy; Zhu, Tingju; Ringler, Claudia; Palazzo, Amanda; Msangi, Siwa; Batka, Miroslav; Magalhaes, Marilia; Valmonte-Santos, Rowena; Ewing, Mandy; Lee, David Disclosed

The costs of adapting to climate change for infrastructure (English)

An approach to estimating the costs of adapting to climate change is presented along with results for major components of infrastructure. The analysis separates the price/cost and quantity effects of climate change. ... See More +

Other Environmental Study 56660 AUG 01, 2010

Hughes, Gordon; Chinowsky, Paul; Strzepek, Ken Disclosed

The costs to developing countries or adapting to climate change : new methods and estimates - the global report of the economics of adaptation to climate change study (English)

This summary presents the methodology and the results for the global track. The current report for the global track has undergone extensive review this report is considered as consultation draft. ... See More +

Other Environmental Study 64087 JUN 01, 2010

Sir Iliff, William Disclosed

Ghana - Economics of Adaptation to Climate Change (EACC) (Vol. 2) : Annexes (English)

The report is organized as follows. The next section puts the study into context by briefly discussing the global EACC study and the EACC methodology, which was applied in this study at a more disaggregated level. ... See More +

Other Environmental Study 76242 JAN 01, 2010

Disclosed

Ethiopia - Economics of adaptation to climate change (Vol. 2) : Annexes (English)

The report is part of a broader study, the Economics of Adaptation to Climate Change (EACC), which has two objectives: (a) to develop a global estimate of adaptation costs for informing international climate negotiations; and (b) to help decision makers in developing countries assess the risks posed by climate change and design national strategies for adapting to it. ... See More +

Other Environmental Study 68650 JAN 01, 2010

Disclosed

Vietnam - Economics of adaptation to climate change (English)

This report provides a synthesis of key findings of sector studies undertaken in Vietnam in the context of the EACC study. The sector studies were on agriculture (Zhu & Guo 2010), a separate computable general equilibrium [CGE] analysis
based on agriculture findings (Adams et al. 2010), aquaculture (Kam et al. 2010), forestry (Phuong). ... See More +

Other Environmental Study 70272 JAN 01, 2010

Disclosed

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The social dimensions of adaptation to climate change in Bangladesh (English)
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DEC 16, 2010 58899 Other Environmental Study
The social dimensions of adaptation to climate change in Mozambique (English)
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DEC 14, 2010 58904 Other Environmental Study
The social dimensions of adaptation of climate change in Ghana (English)
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DEC 09, 2010 58902 Other Environmental Study
The social dimensions of adaptation of climate change in Vietnam : The social dimensions of adaptation of climate change in Vietnam (English)
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DEC 09, 2010 58903 Other Environmental Study
The social dimensions of adaptation of climate change in Ethiopia (English)
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DEC 09, 2010 58901 Other Environmental Study
The social dimensions of adaptation of climate change in Bolivia (English)
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DEC 09, 2010 58900 Other Environmental Study
Economics of coastal zone : adaptation to climate change (English)
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OCT 01, 2010 57475 Other Environmental Study
Climate change scenarios and climate data (English)
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OCT 01, 2010 57558 Other Environmental Study
Modeling the impact of climate change on global hydrology and water availability (English)
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SEP 01, 2010 56801 Other Environmental Study
Costs of adaptation related to industrial and municipal water supply and riverine flood protection (English)
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AUG 01, 2010 56664 Other Environmental Study
Economics of adaptation to climate change : ecosystem services (English)
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AUG 01, 2010 56665 Other Environmental Study
The economics of adaptation to extreme weather events in developing countries (English)
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AUG 01, 2010 56659 Other Environmental Study
Cost of adapting fisheries to climate change (English)
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AUG 01, 2010 56663 Other Environmental Study
Adaptation of forests to climate change (English)
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AUG 01, 2010 56661 Other Environmental Study
The costs of agricultural adaptation to climate change (English)
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AUG 01, 2010 56662 Other Environmental Study
The costs of adapting to climate change for infrastructure (English)
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AUG 01, 2010 56660 Other Environmental Study
The costs to developing countries or adapting to climate change : new methods and estimates - the global report of the economics of adaptation to climate change study (English)
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JUN 01, 2010 64087 Other Environmental Study
Ghana - Economics of Adaptation to Climate Change (EACC) (Vol. 2) : Annexes (English)
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JAN 01, 2010 76242 Other Environmental Study
Ethiopia - Economics of adaptation to climate change (Vol. 2) : Annexes (English)
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JAN 01, 2010 68650 Other Environmental Study
Vietnam - Economics of adaptation to climate change (English)
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JAN 01, 2010 70272 Other Environmental Study