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{{quote-resin| The potential occurrence of a natural or human-induced physical event or trend or physical impact that may cause loss of life, injury, or other health impacts, as well as damage and loss to property, infrastructure, livelihoods, service provision, ecosystems and environmental resources … the term hazard usually refers to climate-related physical events or trends or their physical impacts. <ref>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.</ref> }}
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{{quote-resin| The potential occurrence of a natural or human-induced physical event or trend or physical [[impact]] that may cause loss of life, injury, or other health impacts, as well as [[damage]] and loss to property, infrastructure, livelihoods, service provision, ecosystems and environmental resources … the term [[hazard]] usually refers to climate-related physical events or trends or their physical impacts. <ref>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.</ref> }}
  
 
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Latest revision as of 22:35, 28 June 2019

The definitions below refer to Adaptation to Climate Change.

Definitions

European Definitions

RESIN project

The RESIN project [1] gives the following definition:

The potential occurrence of a natural or human-induced physical event or trend or physical impact that may cause loss of life, injury, or other health impacts, as well as damage and loss to property, infrastructure, livelihoods, service provision, ecosystems and environmental resources … the term hazard usually refers to climate-related physical events or trends or their physical impacts. [2]


Other International Definitions

National Definitions

Standard Definition

Discussion Topic

In terms of climate change, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fifth Assessment Report changes from a vulnerability based framework to a risk based framework. Risk, for the IPCC, is a function of the climate hazard, Exposure and Vulnerability.

See also

Notes

  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.

References