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.
25 Nov 2014, RTCC
Whilst systems already exist to encourage vulnerable countries to plan for the impacts of a climate change, there is a clear case for strengthening this element of any future deal. Regular cycles of risk assessment and adaptation planning would provide a snapshot of the real-time impacts of climate change...
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