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Programme of research on preparedness, adaptation and risk (PREPARE) - CA0513

Description
This is a programme of research to support the UK Government in developing it's strategy on adaptation policy, and in particular it’s statutory programme of climate adaptation policies to be laid in Parliament in 2013 under the Climate Change Act through understanding
1. Barriers and enablers to organisational and sectoral adaptive capacity
2. The contribution and role of local and household level adaptation in overall UK adaptation
3. The climate risk resilience and adaptation expectations of the public and the underlying motivations behind this
4. The public acceptability of types of climate adaptation approaches, reasons for this and implications for communications with the public
5. The overall equity and distributional impacts of climate risks, climate change risks and adaptation options for UK citizens

Note: Two of the project documents available here are in ".sav" format. These can only be accessed is you have the statistics software package SPSS - commonly used in the secondary analysis of statistical survey data.
Objective
To support the UK Government in developing its strategy on adaptation policy, and in particular its statutory programme of climate adaptation policies to be laid in Parliament in 2013 under the Climate Change Act through undertaking research to contribute to understanding

1. Barriers and enablers to organisational and sectoral adaptive capacity
2. The contribution and role of local and household level adaptation in overall UK adaptation
3. The climate risk resilience and adaptation expectations of the public and the underlying motivations behind this
4. The public acceptability of types of climate adaptation approaches, reasons for this and implications for communications with the public
5. The overall equity and distributional impacts of climate risks, climate change risks and adaptation options for UK citizens.
Project Documents
• FRP - Final Report : PREPARE CA0513 Business and Local Authority survey - Final report   (1330k)
• FRP - Final Report : PREPARE CA0513 Local and household adaptation - Final report   (2511k)
• FRP - Final Report : PREPARE CA0513 Organisational adaptive capacity - Final report   (1381k)
• FRP - Final Report : PREPARE CA0513 Public climate risk acceptability - Final report   (2406k)
• FRP - Final Report : PREPARE CA0513 Social vulnerability - Final report   (1764k)
• TRP - Technical Report : PREPARE Business and Local Authority survey data - SPSS format   (163k)
• TRP - Technical Report : PREPARE CA0513 Business and Local Authority Survey - Data tables   (5571k)
• TRP - Technical Report : PREPARE Public climate risk acceptability survey data - SPSS format   (424k)
• TRP - Technical Report : PREPARES CA0513 Public climate risk acceptability - Data tables   (10410k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2012

To: 2013

Cost: £720,184
Contractor / Funded Organisations
A E A Technology plc (AEA)
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