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Summary for Policymakers (SPM)  
Technical Summary (TS)  
Cross-chapter box compendium  
Context for the AR5
Ch 1 — Point of departure  
Ch 2 — Foundations for decisionmaking  
Natural and Managed Resources and Systems, and Their Uses
Ch 3 — Freshwater resources  
Ch 4 — Terrestrial and inland water systems  
Ch 5 — Coastal systems and low-lying areas  
Ch 6 — Ocean systems  
Ch 7 — Food security and food production systems  
Human Settlements, Industry, and Infrastructure
Ch 8 — Urban Areas  
Ch 9 — Rural Areas  
Ch 10 — Key economic sectors and services  
Human Health, Well-Being, and Security
Ch 11 — Human health: impacts, adaptation, and co-benefits  
Ch 12 — Human security  
Ch 13 — Livelihoods and poverty  
Ch 14 — Adaptation needs and options  
Ch 15 — Adaptation planning and implementation  
Ch 16 — Adaptation opportunities, constraints, and limits  
Ch 17 — Economics of adaptation  
Multi-Sector Impacts, Risks, Vulnerabilities, and Opportunities
Ch 18 — Detection and attribution of observed impacts  
Ch 19 — Emergent risks and key vulnerabilities  
Ch 20 — Climate-resilient pathways: adaptation, mitigation, and sustainable development  
Ch 21 — Regional context  
Regional Chapters
Ch 22 — Africa  
Ch 23 — Europe  
Ch 24 — Asia  
Ch 25 — Australasia  
Ch 26 — North America  
Ch 27 — Central and South America  
Ch 28 — Polar Regions  
Ch 29 — Small Islands  
Ch 30 — The Ocean