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Climate Change in Impact Assessment - International Best Practice Principles (2012)

Description

This IAIA statement on climate change and impact assessment provides Best Practice Principles for Impact Assessment practitioners as well as decision-makers and stakeholders. These Best Practice Principles are intended to assist practitioners integrate climate change considerations into both project-level and strategic-level impact assessments (IA). They provide key aspects to take into account both for climate change mitigation and adaptation. They were developed by an international group of IAIA members following two special symposia on climate change and impact assessment organized by the IAIA and held in Aalborg, Denmark and Washington, D.C. in 2010.

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IAIA International Association for Impact Assessment

Keywords

International Association for Impact Assessment, baseline, best practice, impact assessment, mitigation

Climate impacts

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

Elements

Adaptation Measures and Actions

Sectors

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

Geographic characterisation

Global

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