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Definition(s)

Adaptation to climate change refers to adjustment in natural or human systems in response to actual or expected climatic stimuli or their effects, which moderates harm or expoloits beneficial opportunities (Source: IPPC,4th Assessment Report,WG II, Appendix 1, Glossary, 2007)

In other languages

French
adaptation au changement climatique
Russian
адаптация к изменению климата
Spanish
adaptación al cambio climático
Chinese, Simplified
气候变化适应
Arabic
التكيف مع تغير المناخ

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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with climate change adaptation

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Convention on Migratory Species
Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds
United Nations Environment Assembly

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Adapting to Climate Change