Risks , opportunities , and adaptation to climate change

  title={Risks , opportunities , and adaptation to climate change},
  author={Joel D. Scheraga and Anne E. Grambsch},
Adaptation is an important approach for protecting human health, ecosystems, and economic systems from the risks posed by climate variability and change, and for exploiting beneficial opportunities provided by a changing climate. This paper presents 9 fundamenal principles that should be considered when designing adaptation policy, for example, a sound understanding of the potential regional effects of climate on human and ecological systems is required to target appropriate investments in… CONTINUE READING

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