there are two main policy responses to climate change: mitigation and adaptation. mitigation addresses the root causes, by reducing greenhouse gas emissions, while adaptation seeks to lower the risks posed by the consequences of climatic changes. both approaches will be necessary, because even if .
flexibility have been used to differentiate systems according to their likelihood, need, or ability for adaptation (sprengers et al., 1994; de ruig, 1997; klein and tol, 1997; .
guidance for the energy, transport and water sectors on adaptation for climate change, including a survey of the risks, interdependencies, options and barriers.
the residential sector is already a significant environmental burden with high associated operational energy. climate change, and a growing population requiring residence, has the potential to exacerbate this problem seriously. new paradigms for residential building design are required to enable .
adaptation is needed, there is growing awareness that design practices need to take into account . and fasteners; greater wind . higher risk of fire. figure 2: potential effects of climate change on buildings. it is important to bear in mind that small increases in temperature above normal levels can increase .
our work was to identify elements of the uk's approach to monitoring and evaluating climate adaptation progress that would be applicable in canada, based on lessons learned in the uk. in this executive summary we provide a brief overview of our approach to conducting our research study, a high level .
the confidence that something is going to happen is exceedingly high, said stephen schneider, ph.d., professor of biology and interdisciplinary environmental studies at stanford university and a leading proponent of climate change adaptation. where it gets a bit more speculative is with questions like .
fastener is extremely versatile and may be used to install ship lap siding vertically, horizontally, or at an angle however, it has been designed for a 5/4" (actual dimension 15/16") thick board, and is not adaptable to a thinner siding product. we will be working towards a solution in the near .