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[According to the current scientific consensus, warming of the global climate system seems to be unambiguous and is most likely due to anthropogenic emissions of greenhouse gases. Anthropogenic climate change has been characterised as ‘the largest market failure’ that mankind has ever been faced...
[This chapter outlines the main facts about changes in the global climate in recent decades and established projections of climate scientists regarding the future evolution of worldwide greenhouse gas emissions, temperature, sea level and precipitation. Apart from the global level, the past and...
[According to the available data, climate-related changes have already been observed globally as well as in the eastern Mediterranean region. Projections about climate change are surrounded with a level of uncertainty regarding the pace and the magnitude of these changes. In any case, climate...
[Both mitigation and adaptation to climate change are required in order to strengthen climate resilience. Although Cyprus contributes a negligible amount of emissions to global warming, it is likely to suffer considerable climate change impacts because of its location in one of the most...
[Cyprus is located in a hot spot as regards climate change and is projected to face significant temperature increases and decline in rainfall levels. As a result, the country is expected to be faced with serious challenges in agriculture, water resources, biodiversity, forests, energy demand,...
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