IPCC Assessment Report 5: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability. Part A: Global and Sectoral Aspects (Working Group II) - 2. Foundations for Decision Making

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Roger N. Jones (Australia)
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Anand Patwardhan (India)

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January, 2014
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Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
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This chapter addresses the foundations of decision making with respect to climate impact, adaptation, and vulnerability (CIAV). The Fourth Assessment Report (AR4) summarized methods for assessing CIAV (Carter et al., 2007), which we build on by surveying the broader literature relevant for decision making.

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Climate Change Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Global Warming Impact Adaptation Vulnerability Decision Making
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Roger N. Jones (Australia)
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Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
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Jones, R.N., A. Patwardhan, S.J. Cohen, S. Dessai, A. Lammel, R.J. Lempert, M.M.Q. Mirza, and H. von Storch, 2014: Foundations for decision making. In: Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability. Part A: Global and Sectoral Aspects. Contribution of Working Group II to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [Field, C.B., V.R. Barros, D.J. Dokken, K.J. Mach, M.D. Mastrandrea, T.E. Bilir, M. Chatterjee, K.L. Ebi, Y.O. Estrada, R.C. Genova, B. Girma, E.S. Kissel, A.N. Levy, S. MacCracken, P.R. Mastrandrea, and L.L. White (eds.)]. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York, NY, USA, pp. 195-228.

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