Climate change adaptation economics

Report

Tracking Australia’s attitudes towards climate change and energy
10 Sep 2019
215

The annual Climate of the nation benchmark report has tracked Australian attitudes on climate change for over a decade. This report shows concern about climate change impacts has returned to record highs, large numbers of Australians are experiencing the impacts of climate change right now,...

Report

10 Sep 2019
44

This report is being released as climate impacts – such as super-charged hurricanes, floods, and wildfires – are becoming an increasingly urgent reality. As recent events have shown, climate change affects people everywhere. The report puts forward a bold vision for how to transform key...

Discussion paper

13 Aug 2019
100

This paper focuses on what a 'just transition' is, what the opportunities and challenges are for business, trade unions, government and communities and how collectively, we can govern and finance the transition to a resilient, low carbon economy.

Guide

Insights from Africa, Asia and Latin America
2 Jun 2019
348

This guide shares tips for communicating climate change effectively. It is intended for communications practitioners and other champions of climate action working in developing countries. If you have ever tried to explain to colleagues, policy-makers, or the broader public how the climate is changing, how...

Report

Background paper for Building resilience: a green growth framework for mobilizing mining investment
29 Apr 2019
8

Rising global temperatures, the increasing frequency of severe weather events, changing precipitation patterns, and other measurable shifts in global climate have tangible impacts on societal and economic factors alike. The mining industry is not insulated from these impacts and, due to its global economic footprint,...

Report

Background paper for Building resilience: a green growth framework for mobilizing mining investment
29 Apr 2019
15

This report is intended to deliver an account of mining technologies, processes, and strategies that seek to incorporate environmental sustainability considerations and have the potential for local value creation and green growth.

Report

29 Apr 2019
38

This report proposes a framework to help mining companies and governments integrate climate change and local economic opportunity activities. The report also offers examples of projects and policies that support green growth: particularly climate-related activities that create scalable economic value and invest in long-lasting green...

Report

Background paper for Building resilience: a green growth framework for mobilizing mining investment
29 Apr 2019
8

This report identifies existing climate-sensitive practices of mining firms that generate or have the potential to contribute to local value creation. It also suggests a future-state model in which companies and host countries would ideally leverage climate-sensitive mining practices for scalable and sustainable in-country value...

Report

Background paper for Building resilience: a green growth framework for mobilizing mining investment
29 Apr 2019
5

The purpose of this report is to highlight the policies of countries leading the shift toward a green economy, and the implications of those policies for the mining sector in those countries. The report begins with the analysis of key areas of policymaking known to...

Policy report

15 Dec 2018
10

In October 2018, IGCC convened a workshop in Auckland to look at how to invest in climate solutions in New Zealand. This report captures the current climate finance landscape in New Zealand, some of the key insights to emerge from the workshop discussion and recommendations...

Working paper

15 Oct 2013
7

The field of climate change adaptation economics is in its infancy and is currently grappling with the complex interactions and uncertainties that confound estimates about the probable costs, benefits and distribution of climate change impacts and adaptation options.

Working paper

15 Jun 2013
17

There exists a confounding variety and breadth of estimates relating to the cost of weather related disasters in Victoria and Australia. To the question “How much do disasters cost Victoria?” there is unfortunately no single answer. This paper provides a suite of estimates, each important...

Report

15 Apr 2011
14

Capital investment in transport, roads, health, water and electricity, amongst other sectors, is significant both in dollar terms and in its potential to interact with climate change adaptation strategies. The general lack of formalised approaches to assessing the social, environmental and economic impacts of capital...

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