IPCC Fourth Assessment Report: Climate Change 2007
Climate Change 2007: Working Group III: Mitigation of Climate Change

Regional Dimensions

Climate change studies have used various different regional definitions, depending on the character of the problem considered and differences in methodological approaches. The multitude of possible regional representations hinders the comparability and transfer of information between the various types of studies done for specific regions and scales. This report largely has chosen a pragmatic ways of analysing regional information and presenting findings [2.8].