Climate Change, Adaptive Capacity and Development (Google eBook)

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Imperial College Press, 2003 - Business & Economics - 347 pages
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The Third Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on ClimateChange (IPCC) has presented strong evidence that human-induced climatechange is occurring and that all countries of the world will beaffected and need to adapt to impacts. The IPCC points out that manydeveloping countries are particularly vulnerable because of theirrelatively low adaptive capacity.
  

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Contents

From Adaptation to Adaptive Capacity and
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Social Aspects of Adaptive Capacity
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What Does It Mean in
51
Lessons from Famine Early Warning and
71
Assessing Vulnerability in the Context of
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Do We Have the Adaptive Capacity to Develop
137
Chapter S The Legal Framework of Adaptation and
163
Adaptation FundingLegal and
191
The Philippines Coastal
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Adaptation to Climatic Variability and
241
Engaging Africa in Adaptation to Climate Change
261
Enhancing the Capacity of Developing Countries
317
Appendix Workshop Agenda and List of Participants
335
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