WGII: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability

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  1. Front Matter Part A 5.3 MB
  2. Front Matter Part B 0.14 MB
  3. Summary for Policymakers 6.4MB
  4. Technical Summary 12.7MB
  5. Cross-chapter box compendium 10.5MB

Part A: Global and Sectoral Aspects

Context for the AR5
  1. Point of departure 3.4 MB -
  2. Foundations for decisionmaking 1.0 MB -
Natural and Managed Resources and Systems, and Their Uses
  1. Freshwater resources 5.4 MB -
  2. Terrestrial and inland water systems 10.2 MB -
  3. Coastal systems and low-lying areas 2.5 MB -
  4. Ocean systems 12.0 MB -
    • Supplementary Material 0.4MB
  5. Food security and food production systems 2.2 MB -
Human Settlements, Industry, and Infrastructure
  1. Urban Areas 4.8 MB -
  2. Rural Areas 2.0 MB -
  3. Key economic sectors and services 1.2 MB -
Human Health, Well-Being, and Security
  1. Human health: impacts, adaptation, and co-benefits 3.7 MB -
  2. Human security 1.3 MB -
  3. Livelihoods and poverty 2.3 MB -
Adaptation
  1. Adaptation needs and options 0.9 MB -
  2. Adaptation planning and implementation 0.6 MB -
  3. Adaptation opportunities, constraints, and limits 3.1 MB -
  4. Economics of adaptation 1.0 MB -
Multi-Sector Impacts, Risks, Vulnerabilities, and Opportunities
  1. Detection and attribution of observed impacts 2.6 MB -
  2. Emergent risks and key vulnerabilities 2.5 MB -
  3. Climate-resilient pathways: adaptation, mitigation, and sustainable development 1.9 MB -

Part B: Regional Aspects

  1. Regional context 7.5 MB -
    • Supplementary Material 6.8MB
Regional Chapters
  1. Africa 4.9 MB -
  2. Europe 13.1 MB -
    • Supplementary Material 1.0MB
  3. Asia 3.0 MB -
    • Supplementary Material 5.8MB
  4. Australasia 5.2 MB -
  5. North America 4.2 MB -
  6. Central and South America 4.4 MB -
  7. Polar Regions 7.1 MB -
  8. Small Islands 3.8 MB -
  9. The Ocean 20.1 MB -
    • Supplementary Material 4.5MB

Annexes

  1. I. Authors and Expert Reviewers0.2 MB
  2. II. Glossary0.2 MB
  3. III. Acronyms0.05 MB
  4. IV. List of Major IPCC Reports0.03 MB

  1. Index 0.4MB
  2. Errata 0.1MB
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Summary for Policymakers 3.5MB 2.4MB 7.5MB 1.8MB
Technical Summary 7.3MB 1.4MB - -

Chapters

Title First Order Draft Second Order Draft
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Responses
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General comments for the entire document 0.3MB 0.3MB
1. Point of departure 1.7MB 0.6MB 2.3MB 0.5MB
2. Foundations for decisionmaking 1.2MB 1.0MB 1.3MB 0.7MB
3. Freshwater resources 1.0MB 1.3MB 1.4MB 1.2MB
4. Terrestrial and inland water systems 2.0MB 1.2MB 2.4MB 2.0MB
5. Coastal systems and low-lying areas 1.2MB 1.6MB 1.6MB 1.3MB
6. Ocean systems 9.4MB 1.2MB 5.9MB 1.0MB
7. Food security and food production systems 1.4MB 0.6MB 2.0MB 1.0MB
8. Urban Areas 1.8MB 0.6MB 2.6MB 1.0MB
9. Rural Areas 1.2MB 0.7MB 1.0MB 0.5MB
10. Key economic sectors and services 1.0MB 0.4MB 0.6MB 0.7MB
11. Human health: impacts, adaptation, and co-benefits 2.9MB 1.0MB 1.9MB 1.1MB
12. Human security 0.8MB 0.7MB 0.5MB 0.9MB
13. Livelihoods and poverty 1.4MB 0.6MB 2.4MB 0.6MB
14. Adaptation needs and options 0.8MB 0.7MB 0.9MB 1.0MB
15. Adaptation planning and implementation 0.78MB 0.7MB 1.1MB 1.0MB
16. Adaptation opportunities, constraints, and limits 1.0MB 0.4MB 1.5MB 0.7MB
17. Economics of adaptation 1.1MB 0.4MB 0.8MB 0.9MB
18. Detection and attribution of observed impacts 1.4MB 0.9MB 2.3MB 1.2MB
19. Emergent risks and key vulnerabilities 2.2MB 0.7MB 2.6MB 1.2MB
20. Key economic sectors and services 0.3MB 06MB 1.0MB 0.7MB
21. Regional context 2.4MB 0.4MB 7.3MB 0.8MB
22. Africa 1.5MB 1.1MB 6.0MB 1.0MB
23. Europe 1.1MB 0.8MB 4.6MB 1.1MB
24. Asia 0.9MB 0.5MB 3.6MB 0.9MB
25. Australasia 2.5MB 1.0MB 3.5MB 0.6MB
26. North America 1.3MB 0.9MB 6.2MB 0.9MB
27. Central and South America 2.1MB 0.5MB 5.2MB 0.6MB
28. Polar Regions 1.3MB 0.9MB 5.9MB 0.9MB
29. Small Islands 1.5MB 0.7MB 2.3MB 0.7MB
30. The Ocean 2.9MB 0.8MB 7.7MB 1.1MB