Co-benefits

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The definitions below refer to Adaptation to Climate Change.

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The RESIN project [1] gives the following definition:

The positive effects that a policy or measure aimed at one objective might have on other objectives, irrespective of the net effect on overall social welfare. Co-benefits are often subject to uncertainty and depend on local circumstances and implementation practices, among other factors. Co-benefits are also referred to as ancillary benefits. [2]


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  1. http://www.resin-cities.eu/
  2. Allaby, M., 2004. A Dictionary of Ecology. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

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