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Climate Change Impact Risk Matrix

The process of developing the impact risk matrix is a structured way of identifying impacts, risks and opportunities associated with climate change. This matrix describes the impacts of climate change variables on elements of region’s assets. The colour coding shows either the negative (brown) or positive (blue) impacts, as determined by the panel of regional technical experts. Darker degrees of the brown and blue identify impact risk of greater magnitude that have been assessed by considering the likelihood and consequence of these impacts occurring. Blue indicates a positive impact of climate change.

 

 Energy Asset Climate Change Impact Risk Matrix

Energy climate change risk matrix

 

Climate Change Vulnerability matrix

The vulnerability risk matrix identifies adaptation responses to the risks of climate change and determines the level of vulnerability. Vulnerability is influenced by both impact risk and adaptive capacity. This matrix describes the way in which the region’s assets could respond to the risks identified in the impact risk matrix. The colour coding in each cell shows the degree of vulnerability, white indicates no vulnerability, light brown (low vulnerability), middle shade of brown (moderate vulnerability) and dark brown (high vulnerability). Blue indicates a positive impact of climate change.

 Energy Climate Change Vulnerability matrix

Energy Vulnerability Matrix


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