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Definition:
Climate Change Impact Assessment Models examine and predict the vulnerabilities of human populations to future climate change, including associated sea-level rise and changes in the frequency and intensity of climate extremes such as floods, droughts, heat waves and windstorms, and taking into account potential impacts on water resources, agriculture and food security, human health, coastal and other types of settlements, and economic activities. These models can be used to assess the potential responses of natural environments and the wildlife that inhabit them to future climate change and identifies environments at particular risk.
Reference:
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
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