Glossary

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  • Capacity Building
  • Clean energy

    Also known as green energy or renewable energy; comes from natural and sustainable resources, such as sunlight, wind, and geothermal heat.

  • Climate Data

    Facts and statistics relating to global, national, and sub-national climates, usually gathered through study and analysis.

  • climate impacts
  • Climate Map

    Conventional map overlaid with colours representing climate zones; identifies prevailing weather patterns throughout the world or a specific region.

  • Climate Resilience

    Capacity to absorb and quickly bounce back from climate shocks and stresses.

  • Climate-Smart Adaptation

    Tackles climatic uncertainties, enhances adaptive capacity and addresses poverty and vulnerability and their structural causes.

  • Climate-Smart Development

    Tackles climatic uncertainties, enhances adaptive capacity and addresses poverty and vulnerability and their structural causes.

  • Climate-Smart Development Community-Based Adaptation
  • Community-Based Adaptation

    Approach to increasing the resilience of some of the world’s poorest communities to the impacts of climate change.

  • Cost Scenarios

    Estimated/projected costs to develop, manage and and maintain a project or programme.

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