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Adaptation to climate change

The OECD is responding to the challenge of climate adaptation by supporting governments in planning and implementing effective, efficient and equitable adaptation policies.

The OECD is responding to the challenge of climate adaptation by supporting governments in planning and implementing effective, efficient and equitable adaptation policies.


Climate change poses serious, wide-ranging risks to people, ecosystems, and every sector of the global economy. Efforts to significantly reduce greenhouse gases need to be complemented with a co-ordinated response to build resilience. Climate adaptation policies reduce the adverse consequences of climate impacts that are already underway and helps societies proactively prepare for the future.

Find out about the OECD’s climate adaptation work and keep-up-to-date with our latest research and analysis:

Spotlight: Responding to Rising Seas


Watch this video to learn how the OECD recommends tackling the issue 

 

Read the report and policy highlights: Responding to Rising Seas - OECD Country Approaches to Tackling Coastal Risks

Adapting to the Impacts of Climate Change

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