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Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability. Summary for Policy Makers

Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability. Summary for Policy Makers
  • Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). March 2014
  • This report considers the vulnerability and exposure of human and natural systems, the observed impacts and future risks of climate change, and the potential for and limits to adaptation. The report consists of two volumes: Vol. 1 'Global and Sectoral aspects'; Vol. 2 'Regional aspects', as well as a cross chapter resource. Compared to previous reports, this report assesses a substantially larger knowledge base of relevant scientific, technical and socioeconomic literature. The chapters of the report assess risks and opportunities for societies, economies and ecosystems around the world. Chapter 3 of Volume 1 focuses on Freshwater Resources
  • Main themes: Adaptation, Climate change, Economic impact, Ecosystems, Environment, Food security, Health, Livelihoods, Mitigation, Poverty, Resilience, Risk management, State of water resources, Water conservation
  • Main target audience: Academia, Decision makers, Governments, Policy makers, Scientists, Statistical community
  • Main purpose: Assessment, Impact evaluation, Reporting on project findings/outputs, Stimulate debate
  • Type of resource: Assessment report, Global report, Glossary, Impact study, Indicators, Technical report
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Published in 2015