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Adaptation to climate change: key terms (2006)

Description

This report examines the key adaptation terms and concepts used by the climate change community and other institutions. It was prepared in response to the Annex I Expert Group on the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) for the purpose of providing useful and timely input to the climate change negotiations. The paper is also useful to national policy-makers and other decision-makers.

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OECD

Keywords

definitions, glossary

Climate impacts

Extreme Temperatures, Water Scarcity, Flooding, Sea Level Rise, Droughts, Storms, Ice and Snow

Elements

Observations and Scenarios, Vulnerability Assessment, Adaptation Measures and Actions

Sectors

Agriculture, Biodiversity, Buildings, Coastal areas, Disaster Risk Reduction, Energy, Financial, Forestry, Health, Marine and Fisheries, Transport, Urban, Water management

Geographic characterisation

Global

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