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Why a focus on mitigation and adaptation conceals the real challenge of climate change


ODI Blog

Simon Maxwell, ODI Senior Research Associate and Executive Chair of the Climate and Development Knowledge Network, challenges the impact of mitigation and adaptation strategies alone, asserting instead that countries should engage in 'climate compatible development' with poverty reduction and human development at its core.

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  • Themes:Climate Change, Economics of DRR, Governance, Vulnerable Populations

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/14927

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