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IPCC Fifth Assessment Report, WGII, Part on Human Settlements, Industry, and Infrastructure. Chapter 10: Key Economic Sectors and Services (2014)

Description

This chapter of the IPCC 5th Assessment Report focuses on key economic sectors and services. It synthesizes the available scientific knowledge on the past and future impacts of climate change on these sectors and economic services, resulting vulnerabilities, and adaptation.

In particular, the impacts on all primary economic activities like energy demand, supply and  transport,  all water management related aspects,  transport infrastructure and services etc.)  are described. Furthermore  the impacts on economic activities like insurance and financial services as well as health related activities and market developments are covered.

Key aspects of the vulnerability assessments of these economic activities are being discussed.

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Keywords

economic services, energy demand, energy supply, financial services, insurance, key economic sectors, market devlopment, primary economic actitvities

Climate impacts

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

Elements

Sector Policies, Adaptation Measures and Actions, Observations and Scenarios, Vulnerability Assessment

Sectors

Buildings, Energy, Financial, Transport, Urban, Water management

Geographic characterisation

Global

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