From impacts assessment to adaptation priorities: the shaping of adaptation policy

@inproceedings{Burton2002FromIA,
  title={From impacts assessment to adaptation priorities: the shaping of adaptation policy},
  author={Ian Burton and S M Jakaria Huq and Bo Mi Lim and Olga V. Pilifosova and Emma Lisa Freja Schipper},
  year={2002}
}
Under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), adaptation has recently gained importance, yet adaptation is much less developed than mitigation as a policy response. Adaptation research has been used to help answer to related but distinct questions. (1) To what extent can adaptation reduce impacts of climate change? (2) What adaptation policies are needed, and how can they best be developed, applied and funded? For the first question, the emphasis is on the aggregate… CONTINUE READING
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