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Title: Dealing with risk
Authors: Cull, T
Vincent, K
Davis, C
Archer van Garderen, E
Keywords: Climate risks
Climate vulnerability
Climate change
Southern African Development Community
Issue Date: Nov-2011
Publisher: CSIR
Citation: Cull, T, Vincent, K, Davis, C and Archer van Garderen, E. Dealing with risk. Climate Risk and Vulnerability: a handbook for Southern Africa. CSIR.
Series/Report no.: Workflow;8523
Abstract: This chapter is concerned with how we can respond to climate change in order to reduce its adverse impacts. Following international practice, these responses can broadly be grouped into mitigation (reduction in the causes of climate change) and adaptation (reduction of the impact of climate change), which itself has significant overlaps with disaster risk reduction. It is important to remember that, with appropriate responses, climate change need not always be detrimental, and indeed proactive responses can exploit opportunities for human development.
Description: Copyright: 2011 CSIR, South Africa
URI: http://www.csir.co.za/docs/SADC%20Handbook%202011_final_email.pdf
ISBN: 978-0-620-50627-4
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