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Climate Action 2008-2009

TECHNOLOGY

TECHNOLOGY Environmental information CHALLENGES FOR MONITORING, RESEARCH AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS MONITORING 132 In the recent past the scientific and international community’s hard work to raise awareness about the reality of climate change has started to bear fruit. Many of the contributions to this publication last year focused on the apparent change in perception towards climate change, which today is seldom out of the headlines. Importantly, this sea change in attitude has led to the political realisation that action is needed, and not only for climate change mitigation, but also for adaptation. KEY CLIMATE CHANGE TRENDS – THE GLOBAL AND EUROPEAN EXPERIENCE } } } } } } } } } VISIT: WWW.CLIMATEACTIONPROGRAMME.ORG

TECHNOLOGY ADAPTATION CHALLENGES – WHAT CAN WE DO? We are now acutely aware that climate change is happening and we can’t completely avoid the effects. THE TRUE VALUE TO SOCIETY ECOSYSTEMS AND BIODIVERSITY: IMPACTS AND ADAPTATION MONITORING 133 VISIT: WWW.CLIMATEACTIONPROGRAMME.ORG