Report - call for massive increase in investments in climate adaptation

A global commission led by Bill Gates, Ban Ki-moon and 20 countries estimates that investments of USD 1.8 trillion in climate adaptation could generate USD 7.1 trillion in total net benefits over the next ten years. Denmark’s representative on the commission explains why investments in adaptation lag so far behind funding for mitigation measures.

Peter Damgaard Jensen, CEO of PKA
Photo: PKA

Development Today is a subscription-based online journal. To subscribe click here.

If you are already a subscriber to Development Today please log in.

Would you like to know more about Development Today? Click here.