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Порфирьев Борис
Boris Porfiriev
Director, Institute of Economic Forecasting, Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS)
Quotes
09.04.2019
International Arctic Forum 2019
The Arctic – The ‘Weather Kitchen’
The adaptation cost is not just economically, environmentally and climatically imperative, but cost effective as well. <…> The most efficient way to resolve climate-related problems is to combine lower emissions and adaptation
09.04.2019
International Arctic Forum 2019
The Arctic – The ‘Weather Kitchen’
Adaptation is an absolute priority for the Arctic, which is the region that emits less than 1% of greenhouse gases and yet is more vulnerable to climate change
15.02.2019
Russian Investment Forum 2019
Economy vs. Climate: Lessons in Adaptation
Adaptation is a process of various complex measures that, on the one hand, adapt, take into account the risks that arise for the people and the economy due to climate change, but on the other hand, they use the few favourable opportunities that the climate change creates. And that is where there is a big difficulty with making good economic decisions that, on the one hand, would take into account the negative change, and on the other hand, would properly take advantage of the positive change
15.02.2019
Russian Investment Forum 2019
Economy vs. Climate: Lessons in Adaptation
This is about making investment decisions: large investments are required, that will allow, on the one hand, to reduce risks, and on the other hand, to use favourable opportunities. Moreover, favourable opportunities are used solely due to investments, they are not generated automatically