Module 2

The development of adaptation strategies and measures depends on the magnitude and nature of the observed impacts, assessments of current and future vulnerability and the capacity to adapt, European Environment Agency. 

Process Stage 2: Developing Adaptation Strategies

This module includes the following:

– Detailed definition of adaptation

– A general overview of the main strategies for climate change adaptation, including how to prioritise between different adaptation measures.

– A discussion on the three main approaches to handling risk, namely;

    • Risk seeker
    • Best shot’
    • Risk Averter

– An in depth account of ‘uncertainty’, including how uncertainties affect vulnerability assessments and how to conduct a local uncertainty analysis.


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