adaptation

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AVOID 1: Scoping study: modelling the interaction between mitigation and adaptation for decision making

August 16, 2012
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Key outcomes

• Adaptation and mitigation are complementary measures.

• Globally, one cannot trade the concept of ‘1 degree of mitigation’ with that of ‘1 degree of adaptation’, owing to the very different potential for adaptation in different sectors and regions, the issue of scale, the dynamics of […]

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AVOID 1: Final report of the AVOID UK-USA workshop on avoiding dangerous climate change

March 29, 2011
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The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change states that participating nations should seek to “avoid dangerous anthropogenic interference with the climate system.” In response, participating nations are planning and undertaking a wide variety of mitigation and adaptation actions, and investigation of options for mitigating and adapting to […]

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AVOID 1: Costs of adaptation to the effects of climate change in the world’s large port cities

July 1, 2010
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A globally applicable methodology for estimating flood losses was developed which will allow improved broad assessments of potential losses from climate change to take place. A database describing unit costs of coastal adaptation measures was also compiled. This updates previous global vulnerability assessments and in the future will […]

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