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Synthesis of submissions on the costs, benefits and opportunities for adaptation based on different drivers of climate change impacts, including the relationship between adaptation and mitigation. Technical paper.
This is the first version of a technical paper synthesizing submissions received as at 18 October 2013. It provides a summary of the contextual information provided by Parties which they considered as relevant in outlining the costs, benefits and opportunities of adaptation, including the linkages to mitigation. It elaborates on the different climatic and non-climatic drivers of climate change impacts, which is followed by an overview of issues reported under costs, benefits and opportunities of adaptation, including observed and assessed costs, methodological challenges, and benefits, opportunities and limits of adaptation. The document concludes with views submitted on the relationship between adaptation and mitigation
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United Nations Office at Geneva | Geneva (Switzerland) | 30/10/2013