General Information
Title Application of environmentally sound technologies for adaptation to climate change
Type Case-study
Description This technical paper provides an overview of the current knowledge and understanding of adaptation to climate change; a framework for assessing technologies for adaptation to climate change; the process of technology development and transfer as relevant to adaptation to climatechange; examples of important technologies for adaptation in five sectors (coastal zones, water resources, agriculture, public health, and infrastructure), together with three case studies for each sector, and a synthesis of findings that have implications for climate policy.
Web Link /doc/case-studies/tttc/tttc-unfccc-en.pdf
Authors UNFCCC, Richard J.T. Klein, Mozaharul Alam, Ian Burton, William W. Dougherty, Kristie L. Ebi, Martha Fernandes, Annette Huber-Lee, Atiq A. Rahman Chris Swartz.
Source United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
Additional Information
Information on Available Technologies (under development)
Technology Risk Analyses
Enabling Environments
Programme Areas Climate Change and Biodiversity
Agricultural Biodiversity
Inland Waters Biodiversity
Sustainable Development / Millenium Development Goals
Marine and Coastal Biodiversity
Regions Global
Keywords Climatic change