[Report] What does climate change mean for you?

27-05-2015 | GlobalSouth-East AsiaSouth-East Asia

Leading up to the 2015 UN Climate Change Conference in Paris (Nov-Dec 2015), these short, sector-specific summaries and infographics based on the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) show the consequences of climate change on various sectors, like agriculture, tourism, transport and also, of course, our favorite topic, buildings.

Climate change is not just a marginal issue that concerns a limited number of individuals in the world. While it’s known that some countries will see their territories diminish and some populations will severely suffer from the consequences of climate change, the subject actually concerns each and every of us.

Leading up to the 2015 UN Climate Change Conference in Paris (Nov-Dec 2015), these short, sector-specific summaries and infographics based on the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) show the consequences of climate change on various sectors, like agriculture, tourism, transport and also, of course, our favorite topic, buildings.

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A change in the state of the climate that can be identified (e.g., by using statistical tests) by changes in the mean and/or the variability of its properties and that persists for an extended period, typically decades or longer. Climate change may be due to natural internal processes or external forcings, or to persistent anthropogenic changes in the composition of the atmosphere or in land use. [Source: IPCC - Annex II Glossary of Terms]

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