Adaptation to Climate Change: International Policy Options

  • November 16, 2006
  • By Ian Burton, Elliot Diringer, and Joel Smith
This report examines options for future international efforts to help vulnerable countries adapt to the impacts of climate change both within and outside the climate framework. Options outlined in the report include stronger funding and action under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, mandatory climate risk assessments for multilateral development finance, and donor country support for climate "insurance" in vulnerable countries.