Climate change affects different German regions and economic sectors to varying degrees. Therefore, private as well as institutional actors face varying challenges in order to adequately adjust to global warming. Meanwhile, economic research on the costs of climate change mitigation has been broadly established. However, research studying the economic effects of adapting to climate change has focused so far either on highly aggregated spatial and institutional scales or it has concentrated on particular economic sectors, e.g. coastal protection or agriculture. The project “Economics of Climate Change Adaptation” addresses these issues with a comprehensive perspective at different scale levels. Read on...
This project is funded through the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research’s (BMBF) Program "Economics of Climate Change"
Project Duration: October 2011 - March 2015