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Water and climate change impacts and adaptation strategies. Technical paper

Water and climate change impacts and adaptation strategies. Technical paper
  • United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). November 2011
  • Building on recent reviews on climate change impacts on freshwater resources and adaptation strategies, this technical paper analyses existing scientific information on observed and projected impacts of climate change on water, provides information on links between climate change and freshwater resources and on adaptation to climate change in the water sector. Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change may wish to use the information contained in this technical paper as they consider implementing adaptation action under the Convention, including in the work under the Nairobi work programme on impacts, vulnerability and adaptation to climate change.
  • Geographical coverage: Global
  • Main themes: Adaptation, Climate change, Vulnerability, Water management
  • Main target audience: Governments, Stakeholders, Water managers
  • Main purpose: Technical
  • Type of resource: Convention, Recommendations, Technical report
  • Download file (873 KB)
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Published in 2015