climate compatible development

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Synonyms: climate smart development

Climate compatible development is development that minimises the harm caused by climate impacts, while maximising the many human development opportunities presented by transitions to a low emissions, resilient future. Charting a path towards climate compatible development will be a major challenge for all countries, whatever their level of development and current greenhouse gas emission. (CDKN)
Climate compatible development involves reducing poverty and securing human development in a way which reduces the extent of climate change, and also helps societies to adapt to inevitable change.(CDKN)

climate resilient and low carbon development.

Related terms:
climate change adaptationAdjustments in human and natural systems, in response to actual or expected climate stimuli or their effects, that moderate harm or exploit beneficial opportunities. (IPPC), climate change mitigationMitigation refers to actions that reduce our contribution to the causes of climate change. This means reducing emissions of greenhouse gases, such as carbon dioxide (CO2), through energy efficiency and using alternative forms of transport and energy.(UKCIP), climate compatible development project finance, low carbon development

Broader terms:
sustainable developmentThe concept of sustainable development was introduced in the World Conservation Strategy (IUCN 1980) and had its roots in the concept of a sustainable society and in the management of renewable resources. Adopted by the WCED in 1987 and by the Rio Conference in 1992 as a process of change in ...

Narrower terms:
climate resilient developmentImplement a holistic climate risk strategy that overcomes barriers and launches fully funded key adaptation initiatives'How can we reach our development targets while accounting for current and future risks?, agenda 21, knowledge sharing toolsTools usually mean websites or software that support personal and group knowledge sharing. Such tools are often used with accompanying methods., development assistance, green industries

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