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Climate Change Impacts in the Atlantic Basin and Coordinated Adaptation Responses


Citation

Stefes, Christoph; Andrew Reid; Lucy Smith and Elizabeth Tedsen 2014: “Climate change impacts in the Atlantic Basin and coordinated adaptation responses”. ATLANTIC FUTURE scientific paper, Vol. 16, 56.

Language
English
Funding
Year
2014
Dimension
56 pp.
Project ID
2718
Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Background
3. Methodology
4. Impacts of climate change in the Atlantic Basin
4.1. Definition of Atlantic Basin and geophysical description of regions
4.2. Dominant climate change vulnerabilities and sectoral trends across the Atlantic
Basin region
4.2.1. Coastal vulnerability from sea level rise and extreme weather events
4.2.2. Agriculture and food security vulnerability
4.2.3. Freshwater quantity and quality
4.2.4. Biodiversity impacts
4.2.4. Health impacts
4.2.5. Forests and forestry
5. Case studies of bilateral and multilateral cooperation on adaptation in the Atlantic
Basin
5.1. EUROCLIMA
5.2. RIOCC
5.3. Informal bilateral cooperation between Brazil and African countries
5.4. AMMA
5.5. Atlantic projects in the International Research Initiative on Adaptation to Climate
Change (IRIACC)
5.6. WASCAL
5.7. Regional Adaptation Strategies for the German Baltic Sea Coast (RADOST)
6. Findings from case studies
7. Conclusions and recommendations
8. References
Annex: Examples of intra-regional, extra-Basin, and UNFCCC climate change
adaptation institutions

Keywords
freshwarter, agriculture, Atlantic, study