Adaptation to climate change

Working paper by Sam Fankhauser on 11 Nov 2016

This article reviews the economic and analytical challenges of adaptation to climate change. Adaptation to climate risks that can no longer be avoided is an important aspect of the global … read more »

Is co-producing science for adaptation decision-making a risk worth taking?

Working paper by Suraje Dessai on 31 Mar 2016

Over the last decade, researchers have repeatedly sought to understand why adaptation planning and decision-making have failed to progress as quickly as once hoped. A major concern is that policy paralysis and inaction have arisen due to practical difficulties of delivering climate science that can actually be used for adaptation decision-making. Non-scientific actors are increasingly […]

Monica Di Gregorio

Integrating mitigation and adaptation in climate and land use policies in Indonesia: a policy document analysis

Working paper by Monica Di Gregorio, Leandra Fatorelli, Maria Brockhaus, Dodik Ridho Nurrochmat, Emilia Pramova, Intan Maya Sari, Bruno Locatelli on 25 Nov 2015

Most of the climate policy integration literature focuses on mainstreaming mitigation OR adaptation into sectoral policies. Such approaches, however, tend to ignore possible interactions between climate change adaptation and mitigation, which are particularly important in the land use sector. This paper investigates climate policy integration and coherence in the forest and agricultural sectors in Indonesia. […]