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- Documentid21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2002The least developed countries (LDCs) may be contributing the least to emission of greenhouse gases but they are the most vulnerable to climate change. Can national development policies include adaptation to the anticipated unfavourable impacts of climate change? What lessons can be learnt from LDCs that have begun planning their long- term adaptive capacity?DocumentInternational Institute for Environment and Development, 2003Adaptation to climate change has become an important policy priority in the internationalDocument
Climate Change 2001. Working Group II: impacts, adaptation and vulnerability - tourism and recreationIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, 2001This document considers the possible impacts of climate change on the tourism industry.DocumentDepartment for International Development, UK, 2003The report makes clear that climate change presents a serious risk to poverty eradication and achievement of the Millennium Development Goals. While it affects us all, the adverse impact of climate change is more severely felt by poor people and poor countries.DocumentFinance and Development, IMF, 2002Article examining possible impacts of climate change on developing economies and making suggestions for how countries might develop policies to mitigate ecomomic and fiscal disruption.Among the recommended actions are:When crafting the fiscal stance, governments should take account of their countries' potential vulnerability to economic shocks arising from extreme weather events.govDocumentConservation Ecology [journal], 2001Human adaptation remains an insufficiently studied part of the subject of climate change. This paper examines the questions of adaptation and change in terms of social-ecological resilience using lessons from a place-specific case study of the Inuvialuit people in Canada's western arctic.