TAKING STOCK OF ADAPTATION PROGRAMS IN THE ARCTIC. PROJECT PROPOSAL.
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"An Adaptation Actions for a Changing Arctic (AACA) initiative was adopted by the Arctic Council Deputy Ministers on May 15th, 2012. The Taking Stock of Adaptation Programs in the Arctic project is to deliver on the component B of the ACCA initiative: B. Adaptation activities relevant to Arctic Regions with the aim of contributing to the development of best practices, tools and approaches. To be compiled by a committee of Arctic Council States and Permanent Participants and completed by May 2013. The other components are: A. Key Finding and Recommendations of Arctic Council, national and international studies / reports over the last 10 years. To be compiled by existing Arctic Council Working Groups and synthesized by the Sustainable Development Working Group and completed by May 2013. C. Climate change prediction frameworks / models to inform Arctic Council States and Permanent Participants. To be developed by the Arctic Council Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Program Working Group and completed by 2017. Note: The AACA proposal indicates that non-climate induced changes might be included. However, a decision has been made to focus this project on climate change adaptation activities recognizing the limited time available. Opportunities will be considered to broaden this focus in subsequent related initiatives" /.../
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