Focusing on differences across scenarios could lead to bad adaptation policy advice

Bramka Arga Jafino, Stephane Hallegatte, Julie Rozenberg

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Abstract

As development and adaptation are closely intertwined, assessing the benefits of adaptation by focusing only on how it reduces climate impacts could lead to misleading policy advice. In some cases, trying to minimize climate impacts could lead to inferior outcomes. It is preferable to explore how policies influence the absolute level of metrics of interest in scenarios with climate change rather than to focus on how they influence incremental climate impacts.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)394-396
Number of pages3
JournalNature Climate Change
Volume11
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2021

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