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Sensitivity, adaptability and vulnerability

Year: 2005
From collection: Vital Climate Graphics
Author: Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
The potential impacts of climate change on the environment and socio-economic systems can be understood in terms of sensitivity, adaptability and vulnerability of the system, and this figure defines these terms.
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Global atmospheric concentration of CO2
Main greenhouse gases
Potential climate change impacts
Thinning of the Arctic sea-ice
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IPCC structure
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