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Costing adaptation : preparing for climate change in India / editors, Anil Markandya, Arabinda Mishra.

Contributor(s): Markandya, Anil, 1945- [editor of compilation.] | Mishra, Arabinda [editor of compilation.] | Energy and Resources Institute | Basque Centre for Climate Change.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Delhi : The Energy and Resources Institute, 2011Description: iv, 258 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9788179933886 (hbk.).Subject(s): Climatic changes -- Risk management -- IndiaDDC classification: 363.73874 COS Online resources: Table of contents Summary: Costing Adaptation quantitatively assesses the impacts of climate change.are now evident. There is an urgent need to adopt strategies to meet the challenges posed by climate change and integrate adaptation in our policies and planning. An estimate of costs of adaptation would be essential to take informed policy decisions on adaptation. While some such estimates are available at the global level, very few exist at the regional level. Costing adaptation addresses this gap and is a first attempt at the national assessment of the measures that are required in the medium term for India.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Costing Adaptation quantitatively assesses the impacts of climate change.are now evident. There is an urgent need to adopt strategies to meet the challenges posed by climate change and integrate adaptation in our policies and planning. An estimate of costs of adaptation would be essential to take informed policy decisions on adaptation. While some such estimates are available at the global level, very few exist at the regional level. Costing adaptation addresses this gap and is a first attempt at the national assessment of the measures that are required in the medium term for India.

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