Difference between revisions of "Adaptive Capacity"

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Revision as of 17:21, 19 November 2016

The definitions below refer to Adaptation to Climate Change.

Definitions

European Definitions

RESIN project

The RESIN project [1] gives the following definition:

The ability of systems, institutions, humans and other organisms to adjust to potential damage, to take advantage of opportunities, or to respond to consequences [2]


Other International Definitions

National Definitions

Germany

The adaptive capacity of a country depends on what institutions, skills and resources it has available. [3]




Standard Definition

Discussion Topic

See also

Notes

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  1. http://www.resin-cities.eu/
  2. 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. Combating Climate Change: The German Adaptation Strategy
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  5. IPCC, 2014: Annex II: Glossary

References