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Climate Change

Adaptation: The adjustment in natural or human systems in response to actual or expected climatic stimuli or their effects, which moderates harm or exploits beneficial opportunities.

How to avoid the climate change storm

20 Nov 2014, Mark News, The

'People who are socially, economically, culturally, politically, institutionally, or otherwise marginalized are especially vulnerable to the effects of climate change. The longer we wait to take action, the more it will cost and the fewer options we will have... We still have time to avoid the worst impacts of climate change – if we act quickly and decisively,' said Rajendra Pachauri...


Extracts of progress reports by progress indicator on the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action
  • Indicator 4.1 [PDF, 104Kb]Disaster risk reduction is an integral objective of environment related policies and plans, including for land use natural resource management and adaptation to climate change

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