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Academic Earth: Climate change leture series

This freely available lecture series explores the issue of climate change through 12 lectures (each approximately 1hr 30mins). The subjects explored are: The Science of Climate Change The Economics of Climate Change Financing Adaptation Insurance The International Climate Regime Engaging the Developing World Climate Change and Biodiversity Climate and Trade Law: The Biofuels Problem Massachusetts v. EPA and its Aftermath Putting a Price on Carbon - Cap & Trade, Carbon Tax Current Federal Statues and Litigation State initiatives

Asia-Pacific Regional Climate Change Adaptation Assessment: Final Report, Findings and Recommendations

The objective of the assessment is to provide an objective, up-to-date, and comprehensive regional analysis summarized in a report which assesses the climate change adaptation needs of the Asia-Pacific region. This report will be used to inform the planning process for possible future activities funded by USAID/RDMA that address regional climate change adaptation needs.

The Costs to Developing Countries of Adapting to Climate Change: New Methods and Estimates

This report identifies a consistent methodology for identifying the economic costs of adaptation (focussed on developing nations).  It seperates the results into infrastructure,  coastal zones, industrial and municipal water supply and riverine flood protection, agriculture, fisheries, human health, forestry and ecosystem services and extreme weather events.  Overall the report states that for developng countries to adapt to a world that is 2 degrees C warmer in 2050 between $75 and $100 billion is required.