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Potential UK adaptation strategies for climate change

Potential UK adaptation strategies for climate change

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Published by DETR in [London] .
Written in English


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Statement[Environmental Resources Management on behalf of the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions]. Technical report.
ContributionsEnvironmental Resources Management., Great Britain. Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions.
The Physical Object
Pagination82p. :
Number of Pages82
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20184318M

Climate change is a serious threat to agriculture and food security. Extreme weather conditions and changing patterns of precipitation lead to a decrease in the crop productivity. High temperatures and uncertain rainfall decrease the grain yield of crops by reducing the length of growing period. Future projections show that temperature would be increased by °C up to   There is a clear need for a state‐of‐the‐art review of how public participation in climate change adaptation is being considered in research across academic communities: The Rio Declaration developed in at the UN Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) included explicit goals of citizen participation and engagement in climate actions (Principle 10).

  Adaptation to climate change refers to adjustments in the human-environment system in response to actual and/or anticipated different climatic conditions in order to avoid or to mitigate the associated risks or to realize potential opportunities (Wheeler et al., , Smit et al., , IPCC, ).   The objective of this study was to make an impact assessment of climate change scenarios on potential productivity of three rain-fed crops, exploring different adaptation strategies due to climate change scenarios over EU27 Member States. The focus was on the comparison of climate impacts across Europe.

A climate change adaptation strategy for a country refers to a general plan of action for addressing the impacts of climate change, including climate variability and extremes. It may include a mix of policies and measures, selected to meet the overarching objective of reducing the country’s vulnerability. When it comes to tackling climate change to prevent the impacts it causes in the different systems of the planet, the human being applies two types of measures: mitigation and adaptation.. Mitigation measures are those actions that are taken to reduce and curb greenhouse gas emissions, while adaptation measures are based on reducing vulnerability to the effects of climate change.


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IV. REGIONAL IMPACTS OF AND VULNERABILITIES TO CLIMATE CHANGE 18 Africa 18 Asia 20 Latin America 22 Small island developing States 24 V. ADAPTATION TO CLIMATE CHANGE 29 Adaptation strategies, plans and programmes 29 Local coping strategies 35 Funding for adaptation 36 Insurance 39 Sustainable development.

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