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In other words, I want to capture that, for example, the freedom to move is constituted by both the actual opportunity to move (in early Sen, the capability, or potential functioning) and the actual possibility of moving without always using capabilities or functionings. What is more, all Capabilities are neither predominantly climate Capabilities (as in being adversely affected by climate change), nor adaptation Capabilities (as a function of adaptation capacity and adaptation action). I will try to be clear on when using Capabilities/Capability in a more general meaning and when I specifically address them in the climate change and climate adaptation context.

Damage crops, increase soil erosion and reduce the ability to cultivate land.

After all, you cannot fit everything in one book. All in all, the distinction between capabilities and functionings, the idea of capabilities as intrinsic to human well-being, and the take on 36 C L I M AT E C H A N G E A D A P TAT I O N A N D H U M A N C A PA B I L I T I E S how resources and conversion factors interplay in the promotion and obstruction of peoples’ Capabilities make the capabilities approach interesting as a conceptual framework for identifying “real freedoms that people have for leading a valuable life” (Robeyns 2003a, 61), including how authorities enable people’s Capabilities in providing them with appropriate resources and conversion factors.

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