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What are climate change adaptation strategies?

What are climate change adaptation strategies?

Adapting to climate change means taking action to prepare for and adjust to both the current effects of climate change the predicted impacts in the future.

What is the Philippine government doing about climate change?

In 2009, Congress passed the Climate Change Act creating the CCC to develop policies and coordinate government programs on climate change. The CCC in turn developed the National Climate Change Action Plan that serves as a road map for all climate change programs in the Philippines.

What are the key objectives of the climate change adaptation project in the Philippines?

The Philippine Climate Change Adaptation Project (PhilCCAP) has the objective of increasing communities’ adaptive capacity by improving: (a) farm management capability under conditions of climate risk; (b) access to information on weather forecasting and climate patterns; (c) access to risk management options such as …

What is UNDP in climate change?

Together with partners, UNDP supports climate change risk management in the context of agriculture and food security, water resources, coastal zone development, public health, and climate change-related disaster risk reduction.

Which is better mitigation or adaptation?

The difference between climate change mitigation strategies and climate change adaptation is that mitigation is aimed at tackling the causes and minimising the possible impacts of climate change, whereas adaptation looks at how to reduce the negative effects it has and how to take advantage of any opportunities that …

Which is more important mitigation or adaptation?

In general the more mitigation there is, the less will be the impacts to which we will have to adjust, and the less the risks for which we will have to try and prepare. Conversely, the greater the degree of preparatory adaptation, the less may be the impacts associated with any given degree of climate change.

How can we reduce climate change in the Philippines?

Here are some policies needed this year to steer the country towards a climate-friendly path.

  1. Phase out of committed coal-fired plants.
  2. Tap the US$30 billion renewable energy investment opportunity.
  3. A national plastic reduction roadmap.
  4. Scaling up funding for nature-based solutions to protect forests.

What is the climate promise?

The Climate Promise is our commitment to ensure that any country wishing to increase the ambition of their national climate pledge is able to do so. It also builds upon UNDP’s established track record in supporting governments to discuss, design and deliver climate action under Paris Agreement.

How do you get UNDP funding?

In order to achieve our mandate, UNDP relies entirely on voluntary contributions from UN Member States, multilateral organizations, private sector and other sources, in the form of unrestricted regular resources (core), and contributions earmarked for a specific theme, programme or project.

What are the 3 types of adaptation?

There are three different types of adaptations:

  • Behavioural – responses made by an organism that help it to survive/reproduce.
  • Physiological – a body process that helps an organism to survive/reproduce.
  • Structural – a feature of an organism’s body that helps it to survive/reproduce.