Sacramento, calif — caltrans released its first climate change vulnerability assessment, an effort by the department to understand how and where the future effects of climate change may impact the state highway system and its users. Dominican republic climate change vulnerability assessment report september 2013 this report is made possible by the support of the american people through the us agency for international development (usaid. The “climate change vulnerability assessment for beung kiat ngong, lao pdr” study will support the development of adaptation strategies, thus allowing farmers to plan ahead for. Climate change hazards to its business, including flooding from storm events, sea level rise, land subsidence, heat waves, changes in precipitation patterns and wildfire danger the table. The assessment clarified correlations among climate change, biodiversity, ecosystem functioning, and ecosystem services for human wellbeing it also confirmed the region’s vulnerability to climate change as a result of the interplay of several other drivers of change.
Risks associated with climate change risk assessment and operational planning while all aspects of pg&e’s approach are important, the company’s risk assessment and operational planning are fundamental to pg&e’s climate change vulnerability assessment in 2014, pg&e launched nhap to. Aie village ergeo climate change vulnerability assessment 3 executive summary c hange is a part of existence for the native villages along the kus-kokwim. The range of approaches available for assessing vulnerability include an “” impact assessment (focusing on exposure to future climate and sensitivity of the system to that change), a “first. Assessing the impacts of, and vulnerability and adaptation to, climate change 13 31 information gathering – data, systematic observation and monitoring 13 32 information analysis – reporting of impacts, vulnerability and adaptation 15.
4 climate change vulnerability assessment october 2014 workshop on climate change and worker health results of the discussion and comments are integrated into the inal report. In response to the potential challenge that climate change poses to natural resource managers, the university of washington has partnered with key collaborators in the region to conduct a climate change vulnerability assessment of an area spanning the pacific northwest region of north america. Viii ei ecological infrastructure esa ecological support area gcm global climate model gdp gross domestic product. Climate impacts vulnerability assessment report prepared by the washington state department of transportation for submittal to the federal highway administration in fulfillment of the matching grant of surface transportation research, development, and deployment funds “climate change impact assessment for surface transportation in. Climate change impact and vulnerability assessment at state and regional levels is necessary to develop adaptation strategies for forests in the biogeographically vital himalayan region.
Climate vulnerability assessment an annex to the usaid climate-resilient development framework march 2016 this publication is made possible by the support of the american people through the united states agency. The toolbox of methods for climate change vulnerability assessment (ccva) for natural resources—from individual species to habitats to places (eg, protected areas, watersheds, landscapes)—continues to grow as new approaches are developed, tested, and applied. Aecom climate change vulnerability assessment for infrastructure page i table of contents executive summary iii 10 why a framework 1 11 introduction 1 12 climate change in the act 1 13 focus of the framework 2 14 linkages with planning arrangements 2 20 overview of the framework 3 21 framework principles 3 22 links to act risk management framework 3. Adaptation to climate change: a vulnerability assessment for sudan 1 the gatekeeper series of the natural resources group at iied is produced by the sustainable agriculture, biodiversity and livelihoods programme.
Assessing clim ate change impacts and vulner ability assessing the impacts of and vulnerability to climate change 46 62 planning for adaptation 60 63 implementing targeted adaptation actions 63 • improve their understanding and assessment of impacts, vulnerability and adaptation to climate change. It will necessarily be a continuous mission to update the vulnerability assessment as the science evolves and new observations are made the assessment has deepened our understanding of how climate change affects the city. In climate change adaptation research, vulnerability assessments are used to under- stand how the effects of climate change may harm a given system, providing a basis for devising measures that will minimise or avoid this harm. Assessment of the socio-economic development and other non-climatic factors: such factors, eg megatrends such as demographic change, use of resources, market trends, have a significant influence on a vulnerability to climate change.
Climate change is occurring in the southeastern united states, and one manifestation is changes in frequency and intensity of extreme events a vulnerability assessment is performed in the state of georgia (united states) at the county level from 1975 to 2012 in decadal increments. This vulnerability assessment is a science-based effort to identify how and why focal resources (habitats, species, and ecosystem services) across the north-central california coast and ocean region are likely to be affected by future climate conditions. The national park service (nps) has partnered with the program for the study of developed shorelines at western carolina university to create a coastal hazards and climate change asset vulnerability assessment tool.
Vulnerability amanda bourne, dr camila donatti, dr stephen holness & professor guy midgley september 2012 climate change for the namakwa district municipality. Climate change vulnerability assessment and adaptation it introduces the readers to the concept of vulnerability to climate change, presents a general framework for assessing vulnerability and provides.
Fifth assessment report - impacts, adaptation and vulnerability considers the vulnerability and exposure of human and natural systems, the observed impacts and future risks of climate change, and the potential for and limits to adaptation the chapters of the report assess risks and opportunities for societies, economies, and ecosystems around the world. Assessing vulnerability to climate change is important for defining the risks posed by climate change and provides information for identifying measures to adapt to climate change impacts it enables practitioners and decision-makers to identify the most vulnerable areas, sectors and social groups. Climate change vulnerability assessment and adaptation tools (2011) description a resource through which a matrix of climate change vulnerability assessment and adaptation tool characteristics can be found and downloaded.