Adaptation Assessment

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The definitions below refer to Adaptation to Climate Change.

Definitions

European Definitions

RESIN project

The RESIN project [1] gives the following definition:

The practice of identifying options to adapt to climate change and evaluating them, in terms of criteria such as availability, (co-)benefits, costs, effectiveness, efficiency and feasibility [2]


Other International Definitions

UNISDR/IPCC

Adaptation assessment is the practice of identifying options to adapt to climate change and evaluating them in terms of criteria such as availability, benefits, costs, effectiveness, efficiency and feasibility. [3]


National Definitions

Mexico

Evaluación de la adaptación: Práctica para la identificación de opciones que permitan la adaptación al cambio climático y la evaluación de dichas opciones en términos de criterios como disponibilidad, ventajas, costos, eficiencia y viabilidad. [4]


Standard Definition

Discussion Topic

See also

Notes

  1. http://www.resin-cities.eu/
  2. Adapted from Mach, K.J., S. Planton and C. von Stechow (eds.). Climate Change 2014: Synthesis Report. Contribution of Working Groups I, II and III to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Annex II: Glossary. [Core Writing Team, R.K. Pachauri and L.A. Meyer (eds.)]. IPCC, Geneva, Switzerland, pp. 117-130.
  3. IPCC Glossary
  4. Glosario IPCC, Mexico

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