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Climate change (Climate)

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Interpretation of theme:
Is item of theme: Climate

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Climate change (Climate) associations

Policy themes are used to classify Key policy issues and policy interventions. The tables below contain the issues and interventions associated with theme item Climate change (Climate).

Associated Key policy issues and their components

ComponentDescription
Atmospheric composition and climate What would be the impact of global climate change in this century without additional mitigation policies and measures?
Atmospheric composition and climate To what extent does the uncertainty of geographical patterns in temperature and precipitation change influence future climate impacts and response strategies?
Atmospheric composition and climate To what extent would the various scenarios to significantly reduce net greenhouse gas emissions lead to a reduction in climate change?
Carbon cycle and natural vegetation What are the contributions of land-use change, climate change and CO2 fertilization on the future carbon cycle and how can these be considered in climate policies?
Carbon, vegetation, agriculture and water How do climate change and land-use management affect the land productivity of current and future agricultural land?
Climate policy What global greenhouse gas emissions pathways would meet the 2 °C climate target?
IMAGE framework summary What are the consequences of these changes for international targets for biodiversity protection (addressed by the CBD), climate change (UNFCCC) and human development (addressed by the Millennium Development Goals and Sustainable Development Goals)?
IMAGE framework summary How could global environmental issues such as climate change, biodiversity loss and air pollution evolve?
Land degradation To what extent are ecosystem functions lost by soil degradation, adding to local and global concerns about food security, biodiversity loss and climate change?