ISO 14091:2021

Adaptation to climate change — Guidelines on vulnerability, impacts and risk assessment

Publication date:   Feb 16, 2021

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60.60 Standard published   Feb 16, 2021


ISO/TC 207/SC 7 Greenhouse gas management and related activities

International Standard

13.020.30   Environmental impact assessment | 13.020.40   Pollution, pollution control and conservation



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This document gives guidelines for assessing the risks related to the potential impacts of climate change. It describes how to understand vulnerability and how to develop and implement a sound risk assessment in the context of climate change. It can be used for assessing both present and future climate change risks.
Risk assessment according to this document provides a basis for climate change adaptation planning, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation for any organization, regardless of size, type and nature.

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ISO 14091:2021
60.60 Standard published
Feb 16, 2021