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Pakistan"s options for climate change mitigation & adaptation

Dina Khan

Pakistan"s options for climate change mitigation & adaptation

scoping study

by Dina Khan

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Published by Leads Pakistan in Islamabad .
Written in English


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Cover title.

Other titlesPakistan"s options for climate change mitigation and adaptation
Statement[Dina Khan ; edited by Iffat Idris]
SeriesOccasional paper -- 22
ContributionsIdris, Iffat, Leadership for Environment and Development, Pakistan
The Physical Object
Pagination38 p. :
Number of Pages38
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25116536M
ISBN 109789698529390
LC Control Number2011327564

  Pakistan prepared its National Climate Change Policy in which cover the broad issues that Pakistan faces due to the changing climate. As one of the smallest carbon emitters, the country’s policy primarily focuses on adaptation efforts rather than mitigation. promoting synergetic mitigation and adaptation options for forest landscapes. The final section provides recommendations for integrated mitigation-adaptation options at international and national policy levels after reviewing the current thinking on this aspect. Climate Change and Forest LandscapesFile Size: 2MB.

ADB has made significant progress in mainstreaming climate change adaptation and mitigation in its operations, withgrants and loan financing to ADF countries for both m itigation and adaptation increasing markedly—each exceeding $1billion in of climate change is becoming increasingly serious. Society, especially in developing countries, has reduced its vulnerability by improving its capacity to prevent continued high emissions, as well as prepare for and respond to the effects of a changed climate. The Climate Change – .

Climate Adaptation and Mitigation. An informed society anticipating and responding to climate and its impacts* Projected future climate-related changes include increased global temperatures, melting sea ice and glaciers, rising sea levels, increased frequency of extreme precipitation events, acidification of the oceans, modifications of growing seasons, changes in storm frequency and intensity.   environmental threat to the planet Earth. In public policy circles, climate change policy options are generally divided into two types, mitigation (targeting the causes) and adaptation (targeting the impacts). Intriguingly, both mitigation and adaptation climate change policies have implications for Customs administrations.


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