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" Adaptive capacity is the ability of a system to adjust to climate change, including climate variability and extremes, to moderate potential damages, to take advantage of opportunities, or to cope with the consequences. "
Climate Changes the Water Rules: How Water Managers Can Cope with Today's ... - Page 44
by Pavel Kabat, Henk van Schaik - 2003 - 106 pages
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Climate Change 2001: Synthesis Report: Third Assessment Report of the ...

Robert T. Watson, Daniel Lee Albritton, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Working Group I. - Business & Economics - 2001 - 397 pages
...planning, preparing for. facilitating, and implementing adaptation measures, including transition costs. Adaptive capacity The ability of a system to adjust...of opportunities, or to cope with the consequences. Additionality Reduction in emissions by sources or enhancement of removals by sinks that is additional...
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Climate Change 2001: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability: Contribution of ...

James J. McCarthy, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Working Group II. - Business & Economics - 2001 - 1032 pages
...caused by an increase in the frequency of coastal flooding due to sea-level rise). Adaptive capacity is the ability of a system to adjust to climate change,...of opportunities, or to cope with the consequences. Vulnerability is the degree to which a system is susceptible to, or unable to cope with, adverse effects...
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Climate Change 2001: Synthesis Report: Third Assessment Report of the ...

Robert T. Watson, Daniel Lee Albritton, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Working Group I. - Business & Economics - 2001 - 397 pages
...caused by an increase in the frequency of coastal flooding due to sea-level rise). Adaptive capacity is the ability of a system to adjust to climate change,...of opportunities, or to cope with the consequences. Vulnerability is the degree to which a system is susceptible to, or unable to cope with, adverse effects...
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Climate Change 2001: Synthesis Report: Third Assessment Report of the ...

Robert T. Watson, Daniel Lee Albritton, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Working Group I. - Business & Economics - 2001 - 397 pages
...measures, including transition costs. Adaptive capacity The ability of a system to adjust to din nite change ( including climate variability and extremes)...of opportunities, or to cope with the consequences. Additionality Reduction in emissions by sources or enhancement of removals by sinks that is additional...
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Social and Environmental Impacts in the North: Methods in Evaluation of ...

Rasmus Ole Rasmussen, Natalia E. Koroleva - Architecture - 2003 - 526 pages
...over time, whether due to natural variability or as a result of human activity. Adaptive capacity is the ability of a system to adjust to climate change...of opportunities, or to cope with the consequences. Sensitivity is the degree to which a system is affected, either adversely or beneficially, by climate-related...
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Climate Change and India: Vulnerability Assessment and Adaptation

P. R. Shukla - Climatic changes - 2003 - 462 pages
...variation to which a system is exposed, its sensitivity and its adaptive capacity. Adaptive capacity is the ability of a system to adjust to climate change,...potential damages, to take advantage of opportunities, or cope with the consequences. Adaptive capacity may be natural or man-made. Adaptation is the degree...
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Climate Change and Human Health: Risks and Responses

Anthony J. McMichael, World Health Organization - Health & Fitness - 2003 - 322 pages
...planning, preparing for, facilitating, and implementing adaptation measures, including transition costs. adaptive capacity: The ability of a system to adjust...climate change (including climate variability and extreme events) to moderate potential damages, take advantage of opportunities or cope with the consequences....
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Sustaining Forests: A Development Strategy

World Bank - Nature - 2004 - 88 pages
...reduce the sources of greenhouse gases or enhance their sinks. 8. Adaptation is defined as the ability to adjust to climate change (including climate variability...of opportunities, or to cope with the consequences. 9. The two major flexible mechanisms under the Kyoto Protocol are Joint Implementation (JI), which...
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Global Warming: The Complete Briefing

John Theodore Houghton - Nature - 2004 - 351 pages
...caused by an increase in the frequency of coastal flooding due to sea level rise). Adaptive capacity is the ability of a system to adjust to climate change...climate variability and extremes), to moderate potential damage, to take advantage of opportunities or to cope with the consequences. I ulnembility is the degree...
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Tropical Forests and Adaptation to Climate Change: In Search of Synergies

Carmenza Robledo, Markku Kanninen, Lucio Pedroni - Climatic changes - 2005 - 186 pages
...planning, preparing for, facilitating, and implementing adaptation measures, including transition costs. Adaptive Capacity The ability of a system to adjust...of opportunities, or to cope with the consequences. Maladaptation Any changes in natural or human systems that inadvertently increase vulnerability to...
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