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AVOID 1: The significance of the signal of the impacts of climate change over the near term

December 3, 2012
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Most climate change impact assessments have focused on impacts in the middle of the 21st century or later. This study examines the potential impacts of underlying climate change to 2030, in order to identify the magnitude and location of the near-term consequences of climate change.

The magnitude […]

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AVOID 1: The implications of climate policy for avoided impacts on water and food security

January 28, 2010
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This project has assessed the impacts of climate change avoided by a set of climate policies, focusing on water resources stress, crop production and undernourishment.

Climate change has the potential to increase water resources stresses for many millions of people. The climate policies evaluated here reduce the effects […]