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Table 3 The consensus over 75% on health-related components in Paris Agreement on climate change

From: Health system plan for implementation of Paris agreement on climate change (COP 21): a qualitative study in Iran

  Health-related components of Paris Agreement on climate change Mean ± SD Consensus (%)
1 Developing strategies, plans and implementing the mitigation measures 3.65 ± 1.30 75%
2 Increasing the ability and capacity on local, national, regional, and international levels to adapt to the adverse effects of climate change 4.10 ± 1.11 90%
3 Creating the adaptation based on the current, past, indigenous, and local knowledge 3.65 ± 1.13 85%
4 Integrating the adaptation in the policies, social, economic, and environmental measures 4.10 ± 0.96 90%
5 Creating country-oriented, gender-oriented, and participatory adaptation with regard to sensitive groups, communities, and ecosystems 3.15 ± 0.99 85%
6 Adjustment, implementation and monitoring of National Adaptation Strategies and Plan of Actions 4.40 ± 0.88 95%
7 Capacity building for mitigation measures based on the local, national, and regional needs 3.35 ± 1.18 75%
8 Capacity building for adaptation measures based on local, national, and regional needs 3.90 ± 1.02 90%
9 Improving the resiliency to climate change 4.15 ± 0.93 90%
10 Reducing the vulnerability to climate change 4.30 ± 0.92 90%
11 Promoting voluntary cooperation in climate change measures 3.75 ± 1.01 90%
12 Encouraging and facilitating the participation of public and private institutions in climate change measures 3.85 ± 1.13 80%
13 Developing and transferring the technologies to increase the adaptation 3.70 ± 1.12 85%
14 Providing financial support for developing and transferring the technologies at different stages of the technology life cycle 3.60 ± 1.42 75%
15 Providing financial resources to increase the adaptation and resilience to climate change 3.45 ± 1.43 90%
16 Assessing the adequacy and effectiveness of adaptation measures 3.65 ± 1.22 80%
17 A systematic monitoring of climate system and early warning systems 3.70 ± 1.30 85%
18 Assessing the effects of climate change 4.15 ± 1.13 90%
19 Assessing the vulnerability to climate change 4.10 ± 0.96 90%
20 Minimizing the damage caused by the effects of extreme climate events 3.60 ± 1.35 80%
21 Developing early warning systems for extreme climate events 3.45 ± 1.27 80%
22 Being prepared for extreme climate events 4.00 ± 0.97 95%
23 Assessing the damages caused by the extreme climate events 3.65 ± 0.87 90%
24 Risk management of extreme climate events 3.90 ± 0.96 90%
25 Comprehensive risk assessment of extreme climate events 3.30 ± 1.38 70%
26 Strengthening the scientific knowledge and research about climate change and its effects 4.35 ± 0.93 95%
27 Promoting the education on climate change and its effects 4.40 ± 0.75 100%
28 Promoting the research on climate change and its effects 4.30 ± 0.73 100%
29 Integrating and sharing of information, knowledge, appropriate actions, experiences, and lessons learned 4.05 ± 0.75 100%
30 Providing timely and accurate reporting of information 3.75 ± 1.37 85%
31 Using lessons learned from the International Climate Change Convention frequently and effectively 4.05 ± 1.05 95%
32 Providing regular reports on the progress of the policies, programs, and undertaken actions 3.95 ± 1.05 95%
33 Raising the public awareness on climate change and its effects 3.30 ± 0.97 90%
34 Raising the public awareness and transparency on mitigation measures 3.80 ± 1.05 85%
35 Raising the public awareness and transparency on increasing the adaptation and resiliency measures 4.30 ± 0.92 95%
36 Promoting the public participation on measures related to climate change 4.15 ± 0.87 95%
37 Promoting the public access to information on climate change and its effects 4.05 ± 0.99 90%