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Economics of Climate Adaptation

Economics of Climate Adaptation

Authored by the ECA Working Group, this report looks at eight case studies and identifies significant potential for cost-effective adaptation measures.


Authored by the Economics of Climate Adaptation Working Group, Shaping climate-resilient development: a framework for decision-making, identifies significant potential for cost-effective adaptation measures. It presents a practical framework that national and local officials can use to quantify the risk that climate change poses to their economies, and to minimise the cost of adapting to that risk.

Learn about the ECA

Decision makers need facts to identify the most cost-effective adaptation measures for their communities. The Economics of Climate Adaptation gives them the tools to do so.

Read the fact sheets

Browse through our ECA fact sheets, a quick and efficient way to discover detailed information on locations analysed and the results.

Discover the case studies

From India to the UK and many points in between: the ECA Working Group analysed a number of areas for the report. Here's a selection.

Get the bigger picture

The potential economic loss from climate change is huge. But there's hope. Measures are available to help communities fight ongoing losses adapt to climate change.