Policy Brief.2020

Towards win-win solutions for sanitation policy and climate action

Sanitation services are one of the most effective ways to reduce vulnerability to climate change, according to the International Panel on Climate Change.


This brief describes some key links between climate action and sanitation services, and suggests routes to more coherent climate and sanitation policies.


This policy brief is based on Dickin, S., Bayoumi, M., Giné, R., Andersson,K. and Jiménez, A. (2020). Sustainable sanitation and gaps in global climate policy and financing. Npj Clean Water, 3(1). DOI: 10.1038/s41545-020-0072-8.