Chapter 10: International Action on Climate Change Adaptation

Recommended materials

IPCC, Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability (2014)

Lisa Schipper, “Conceptual History of Adaptation in the UNFCCC Process” (2006) 15:1 Review of European, Comparative & International Environmental Law 82

Meinhard Doelle, Steven Evans & Tony George Puthucherril, “The Role of the UNFCCC Regime in Ensuring Effective Adaptation in Developing Countries: Lessons from Bangladesh” (2014) 4:3-4 Climate Law 327

Supplementary materials

Decision 1/CP.16, “The Cancún Agreements: Outcome of the work of the Ad Hoc Working Group on Long-term Cooperative Action under the Convention” (10-11 December 2010)

Christopher B. Field et al. (eds.), Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability (Cambridge University Press, 2014)

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Jochen Hinkel et al, “The ability of societies to adapt to twenty-first-century sea-level rise”

“Against the background of potentially substantial sea-level rise, one important question is to what extent are coastal societies able to adapt? This question is often answered in the negative by referring to sinking islands and submerged megacities. Although these risks are real, the picture is incomplete because it lacks consideration of adaptation. This Perspective explores …

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B. Craft & S. Fisher, “Measuring the adaptation goal in the global stocktake of the Paris Agreement”

www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/14693062.2018.1485546

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