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1 Summary
2 The assignment and background
2.1 The assignment, scope and approach
2.1.1 Background
2.1.2 The commission’s terms of reference
2.1.3 Scope
2.1.4 Approach and methodology
2.2 International work
2.2.1 Global climate collaboration
2.2.2 The EU’s work
2.2.3 Adaptation work in other countries
2.3 Earlier examinations of the issues
3 The climate – past, present and
3.1.1 Typical features of the Swedish climate
3.1.2 The climate since the Ice Age
3.1.3 The climate during the 20th century
3.1.4 The climate over the past few decades
3.2 Extreme weather events in recent years
3.2.1 Storms
3.2.2 Floods and high flows
3.2.3 Landslides, erosion
3.2.4 Extreme temperatures
3.2.5 Ice formation
3.2.6 Heavy snowstorms
3.3 Global changes in climate
the risk of sudden climate change
3.4 Choice of scenarios and models
3.4.1 Characteristics of emissions scenarios
3.4.2 Our choice of scenarios and models
immediate vicinity?
3.5.1 Considerably warmer in the future
3.5.3 Windier or not?
3.5.4 Changes in the Baltic Sea
4.1 Communications
4.1.1 Roads
4.1.2 Railways
4.1.3 Shipping
4.1.4 Aviation
4.1.5 Telecommunication
4.1.6 Radio and TV distribution
4.2 Technical support systems
4.2.1 Electricity supply systems and power potential
4.2.2 Dams
4.2.3 Heating and cooling needs
4.2.4 District heating
4.2.5 Drinking water supply
4.3 Developments and buildings
4.3.1 Flooding of waterfront developments
4.3.2 Landslide and erosion
4.3.3 Coastal erosion
4.3.4 Storm water systems and waste water overflow
4.3.6 Pollutant dispersion in flooding and landslide
4.4 Rural businesses and tourism
4.4.1 Forestry
4.4.2 Agriculture
4.4.3 The fishing industry
4.4.4 Reindeer herding
4.4.5 Tourism and outdoor activities
4.5 The natural environment and environmental goals
environmental goals
4.5.2 The freshwater environment
4.5.3 The Baltic Sea and the marine environment
4.6 Human health
4.6.1 Extreme temperatures
4.6.2 Altered air quality
4.6.3 Health effects of floods, storms and landslides
4.6.4 Spread of infection
on Sweden
4.8 Combined effects on society
4.8.1 Socioeconomic development in Sweden
4.8.2 Combined cost assessments
4.8.3 Damage cost scenarios
4.8.4 Other consequences
5.1 Mapping of floods, landslides and erosion
5.2 Databases and knowledge resources
5.2.1 Need for a better national elevation database
and comparisons with climate models
5.2.4 The Adaptation Portal
5.2.6 The Planning Portal
5.3 Warning systems and operational support efforts
5.3.1 SMHI’s forecasting and warning service
natural disasters
5.3.3 The work of SGI in acute natural disasters
5.4 Permits for water activity
5.5 Physical planning
(SOU 2005:77)
(Government Bill 2006/07:122)
5.5.5 Considerations and proposals
5.6 Grants for preventive measures
5.7 Insurance cover
5.8 Information and training
5.8.1 Information
5.8.2 Training
5.9 Research on climate change and adaptation
research efforts
5.10 Issues of organisation and responsibility
5.10.1 Present-day structure of responsibility
5.11 Proposals for measures at EU level
6 Conclusions and proposals
6.1 Conclusions
6.2 Proposals
6.3 Impact assessments
6.4 Financing the proposals
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