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The amount by which something is reduced.
Process or action of adjusting to different circumstances or conditions as a result of a changing climate.
Practice of identifying adaptation options and evaluating them based on criteria such as availability, benefits, costs and effectiveness.
Aid adaptation decision processes; evaluate the tool's effectiveness and efficiency, including which policy cycle stage it can be used in.
Emphasise tools for climate adaptation that provide data and information to users, for e.g. climate impact data.
Share climate adaptation-specific knowledge increasingly through Web 2.0 functionality and user-generated content.
Process of formulating a scheme or programme in order to adapt to climate change
Assess broad mitigation options such as CO2 emissions reduction and renewable energy resource potentials such as wind energy.
Information is gathered about the key issues and potential barriers and opportunities are identified, collected and analysed.