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International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)

Description:

The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) is a non-profit organisation with a mission is to champion innovation in order to enable societies to live sustainably. IISD contributes new knowledge and concepts, analyses policies, measures progress and identifies and disseminates sustainable development information. Services available through the Climate Change homepage include thematic sections with featured content covering UNFCCC engagement and Vulnerability and Adaptation in the South. The section Coverage and Commentaries on Climate Change provides a comprehensive listing of other related information resources, including electronic mailing lists, reports and press releases, commentaries, and links to IISD's earlier work on climate change (pre-2005). IISD provides access to vulnerability assessment tools.

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International Institute for Sustainable Development

Keywords

risk reduction, sustainable development

Climate impacts

Elements

Vulnerability Assessment, Adaptation Measures and Actions

Sectors

Disaster Risk Reduction

Geographic characterisation

Global

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