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17. Match the following descriptions with their respective concept terma.The adjustment in a system that moderates the negative effects. adaptationb.Measures that lessen the future greenhouse gas concentrations. mitigationc.Elements (people, housing, ecosystems, etc.) present in areas that are potentiallyadversely affected.exposured.The ability of a system to absorb, accommodate and recover from impacts.resiliencee.The occurrence of a dangerous human-caused or natural physical event. hazardf.The characteristics of a system that make it susceptible. vulnerabilityg.The negative consequences of an event combined with its probability. Risk18. Why is plant growth increased under higher levels of CO2a.Higher levels of CO2 removes insects that are feeding on plants and thereforeplants can grow more
19. For this following scenario, choose the most correct explanation of risk: Lyme diseasetransmitted by ticks is spreading throughout Canada. When walking my dog, i put onlong pants and use insect repellent
20. Which of the following statements is TRUE?
21. Increased heat waves will increase the demand for air conditioning and therefore increaseenergy in the futurea.Trueb.False
22. In mid-latitudes, precipitation is forecasted to decrease. Under this scenario, farmerscontinue to rely on rain for irrigation but they switch to growing drought tolerant crops.

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