Adaptation planning for climate change: concepts, assessment approaches, and key lessons

  title={Adaptation planning for climate change: concepts, assessment approaches, and key lessons},
  author={H.-M. F{\"u}ssel},
  journal={Sustainability Science},
  • H. Füssel
  • Published 9 August 2007
  • Political Science
  • Sustainability Science
Planned adaptation to climate change denotes actions undertaken to reduce the risks and capitalize on the opportunities associated with global climate change. This paper summarizes current thinking about planned adaptation. It starts with an explanation of key adaptation concepts, a description of the diversity of adaptation contexts, and a discussion of key prerequisites for effective adaptation. On the basis of this introduction, major approaches to climate impact and adaptation assessment… Expand

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