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Climate compatible development is development that minimises the harm caused by climate impacts, while maximising the many human development opportunities presented by transitions to a low emissions, resilient future. Charting a path towards climate compatible development will be a major challenge for all countries, whatever their level of development and current greenhouse gas emission. (CDKN)
Climate compatible development involves reducing poverty and securing human development in a way which reduces the extent of climate change, and also helps societies to adapt to inevitable change.(CDKN)

climate resilient and low carbon development.

Related terms:
climate change adaptation, climate change mitigation, climate compatible development project finance, low carbon development

Broader terms:
sustainable development

Narrower terms:
climate resilient development, agenda 21, knowledge sharing tools, development assistance, green industries

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