Information Manual 4: Assessing the costs and benefits of coastal climate adaptation
Authors: Russell M. Wise and Timothy R. Capon
This manual provide readers with information and advice on how to navigate the difficult landscape of deciding when, why and how to assess the costs and benefits of adaptation. It complements other resources that provide guidance on how to use methods for comparing costs and benefits; particularly if you are not familiar with these approaches. This information manual therefore will help you decide which assessment method will be most useful to you, according to your needs. Ultimately, the purpose of this manual is to help you become an informed purchaser or user of economic assessments of adaptation options.