Economics of Climate Change

Analysis of climate change impacts, adaptation measures, mitigation strategies, and institutions and policies for long-term adjustment to climate change

With climate change, South Asia is expected to face more variation in temperature and precipitation, more extreme weather events, and sea level rise over time. These changes are affecting millions of poor people in South Asian countries. Research on economics of climate change will focus on:

a) evaluation of the impacts of climate change;

b) economic analysis of adaptation measures;

c) evaluation of the mitigation strategies, particularly those that offer local co-benefits; and

d) examination of institutions and policies that need to be in place for low carbon growth and long-term adjustment to climate change.

 

Of Interest

SANDEE Publication and Projects

IPCC, Fifth Assessment Report
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Climate Change Economics
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Climate Change Adaptation
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ELDIS for information, data and more 
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Acquisition of technological capabilities through the clean development mechanism, A. Aggarwal, India

Adoption of biogas as an alternative energy source in Pakistani Punjab, W. Akram, Pakistan

Does urban greenery reduce the cost of cooling homes?, M. Borthakur, India

Sustainability of electrification projects in India's villages where grid-extension is in-feasible, H. Nathan, India

Distributional impacts of climate change on smallholder agriculture in Sri Lanka, J. Edirisinghe, Sri Lanka

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SANDEE's mission is to strengthen the capacity of individuals and institutions to undertake research on the inter-linkages among economic development, poverty, and environmental changeand to disseminate practical information that can be applied to development policies.
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