Guidelines for Climate Proofing Investment in the Energy Sector

Institutional Document | May 2013

A country's critical infrastructure should be resilient to extreme weather conditions. This publication provides a step-by-step methodological approach to help project teams assess and incorporate climate change adaptation measures into energy investment projects.

This publication provides a step-by-step methodological approach to help project teams assess and incorporate climate change adaptation measures into energy investment projects. While the focus of the guidelines is at the project level, an improved understanding of climate change impacts should also be used to incorporate climate change considerations into energy planning and policy at the country level.

Contents 

  • Foreword
  • Glossary
  • Executive Summary
  • Introduction
  • Climate Change and Energy
  • Climate Proofing Energy Investment Projects
  • Building Adaptation into Policy and Sector Planning
  • Conclusions
  • References
  • Appendixes