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Adaptation, adaptive capacity and vulnerability
This paper reviews the concept of adaptation of human communities to global changes, especially climate change, in the context of adaptive capacity and vulnerability. It focuses on scholarship that
An Anatomy of Adaptation to Climate Change and Variability
Adaptation to climate variability and change is important both for impact assessment (to estimate adaptations which are likely to occur) and for policy development (to advise on or prescribe
Adaptation options in agriculture to climate change: a typology
Adaptation in agriculture to climate change is important for impact andvulnerability assessment and for the development of climate change policy. A wide variety of adaptation options has been
Vulnerability to climate change in the Arctic: A case study from Arctic Bay, Canada
Abstract This paper develops a vulnerability-based approach to characterize the human implications of climate change in Arctic Bay, Canada. It focuses on community vulnerabilities associated with
Adaptation in Canadian Agriculture to Climatic Variability and Change
The effects of climatic variability and change on Canadian agriculture have become an important research field since the early 1980s. In this paper, we seek to synthesize this research, focusing on
A Framework for Assessing the Vulnerability of Communities in the Canadian Arctic to Risks Associated with Climate Change
Adaptation to climate change is recognized as an important policy issue by international bodies such as the United Nations and by various national governments. Initiatives to identify adaptation
Human adaptation to climatic variability and change
Recent developments in both the policy arena and the climate impacts research community point to a growing interest in human adaptation to climatic variability and change. The importance of
The Science of Adaptation: A Framework for Assessment
This paper outlines what is meant by "adaptation" to climate change, and how it might be addressed in the IPCC Assessments. Two roles of adaptation in the climate change field are identified:
Multiple exposures and dynamic vulnerability: Evidence from the grape industry in the Okanagan Valley, Canada
Abstract This paper assesses the vulnerability of grape growers and winery operators in the Okanagan Valley, British Columbia to climate variability and change, in the context of other sources of