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Climate adaptation from a poverty perspective

, : Climate adaptation from a poverty perspective. Climate Policy 8(2): 194-201

Adaptation to already discernible climate changes, particularly an increase in extreme events, is an urgent task for all nations. This article argues that adaptation is an urgent priority, especially for the developing world, to build a resilient society. For poor nations, poverty alleviation is the main policy driver, although changes in livelihood strategies are driven by a range of factors.


DOI: 10.3763/cpol.2007.0430

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