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A Report byC Sear, M Hulme,N Adger and K Brown
 
March 2001
Natural Resources Institute, University of Greenwich, Medway Campus, Chatham Maritime, Kent ME4 4TBTyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, University of East Anglia, University Plain, Norwich NR4 7TJ
 
The Impacts of Global Climate Changeon the UK Overseas Territories
Technical Report and Stakeholder Survey
 
 
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The Impacts of Global Climate Change on the UK Overseas Territories
C Sear
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, M Hulme
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, N Adger
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, and K Brown
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A Report Commissioned by the DFID Overseas Territories Unit
 
Full Technical Report - Contents0 Executive Summary 31 Introduction and Terms of Reference 42 Climate Futures 5
Changing Our Climate 5Global Climate 5Regional Climates 5TemperatureRainfallClimate Variability and Extremes 7El Nino and related complicating factorsTropical stormsDroughtSummaryChanges in Sea Level 7Uncertainties 8Conclusion 8
3 Climate Change Impacts 11
Economic and Physical Vulnerability 11Environmental Services at Risk 13i. Coral Reefs and Reef Systems 13Climate change impacts on coral reefsSea surface temperature increasesSea level riseIncreased atmospheric concentration of CO
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 Implications for coral reef managementImplications for associated coastal habitats: mangrove forests and seagrass bedsii. Water Resources 17iii. Storms and Coastal Protection 17Hurricane Lenny 17
4 Livelihoods on Small Islands and UK Overseas Territories 19
i. Fisheries 19ii. Tourism 20iii. Health 20iv. Infrastructure 21v. Insurance 21vi. Migration and Remittances 22Livelihoods, Vulnerability and Coping Strategies 22Summary 22Policy Intervention and Community Ownership 23Integrated Coastal Zone Management 24Regional Initiatives and Toolbox Methods 24Summary 25
5 Survey Responses 26
 
 
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6 Knowledge Gaps, Development Implications and Opportunities 28
Background 28Knowledge Gaps 28Implications for Development Projects 30Environmental management projectsEngineering and infrastructure projectsWaste management schemesCoastal and marine resources management schemesLand resources management projectsDisaster management projectsRecommendations 32Conclusion 33
7 References Cited 348 Acronym List 40Annexes 41I Stakeholder Questionnaire 42II Stakeholders Approached and Responses Received 43III Summary of Stakeholder Response Key Points, by Question Area, by Island 46
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Natural Resources Institute, University of Greenwich,Medway Campus, Chatham Maritime, Kent ME4 4TB
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Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research,University of East Anglia, University Plain, Norwich NR4 7TJ

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