(Climate) Impacts
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Consequences of climate change on natural and human
systems. Depending on the consideration of adaptation, one
can distinguish between potential impacts and residual impacts.

  • Potential impacts: All impacts that may occur given a

projected change in climate, without considering adaptation.

  • Residual impacts: The impacts of climate change that

would occur after adaptation.

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