Adaptation metrics: Perspectives on measuring, aggregating and comparing adaptation results

Lars Christiansen, Gerardo Martinez, and Prakriti Naswa
Created: 2/26/2020 -

Abstract

The UNEP DTU Partnership (UDP) ‘Perspectives’ Series is a series of publications aimed at sharing expert and practitioner opinions and experiences on emerging topics related to climate change. ‘Perspectives’ publications aim to kick-start and further discussions at the academic, political and practical levels. This new volume addresses a key question for adaptation policy and practice: ‘How can we measure, aggregate and compare climate change adaptation needs and results across activities, countries and sectors?’ The volume collects together eleven articles from international experts and practitioners, each offering their own unique insights and perspectives on this main thematic question.

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Keywords

Adaptation Phase
Evaluation
Sector Addressed
Policy
Type of Adaptation Action/Strategy
Capacity Building
Monitor climate change impacts and adaptation efficacy
Governance and Policy
Region
International