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Adapting to Climate Change: An introduction for Public Sector policy makers, resource managers & practitioners (2013)

Description

This document provides public sector policy makers, resource managers and practitioners with an introduction to climate change adaptation. It includes:
• Climate information: Facts and figures about observed climate change and the changes that are projected for this century.
• Climate change and the public sector: Ways that Scotland’s public sector may be impacted by climate change.
• Taking action to build resilience: Public sector approaches to climate change adaptation.
• Tools and support: Resources that are available to help the public sector adapt to climate change.
• Policy context: Overview of climate change adaptation legislation and policy drivers.

Reference information

Websites:
Source:
Adaptation Scotland

Keywords

public sector

Climate impacts

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

Elements

Sector Policies, Adaptation Plans and Strategies

Sectors

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

Geographic characterisation

Europe

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