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  1. India’s Initial National Communication to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Aug 11, 2012
    from 2004India's first national communication on climate change from the focal point, the Ministry of Environment and Forests of the Government of India
  2. Climate Adaptation in Asia: Knowledge Gaps and Research Issues in South Asia

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Aug 11, 2012
    This report presents South Asia-wide review of climate change adaptation research, intended to identify present knowledge, gaps on adaptation and application including the practice of research. Unlike the case of China, which is one nation, South ...
  3. Disaster Management and Climate Change in India

    Posted by Site Admin | Sep 18, 2012
    For decades disaster management in India remained an issue of providing relief and rehabilitation assistance to people affected by natural disasters. Successive disasters and global movements for disaster reduction since the nineties have triggere...
  4. India climate change perspectives

    Posted by Site Admin | Sep 18, 2012
    Climate change is no more an environmental concern. It has emerged as the biggest developmental challenge for the planet. Its economic impacts, particularly on the poor, make it a major governance issue as well. The debates and discussions buildin...
  5. We know what we need: South Asian women speak out on climate change adaptation

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Oct 9, 2012
    There is little evidence of specific efforts to target women in adaptation activities funded as part of bilateral and multilateral programmes. Moreover, despite their disproportionate burden, the voices of poor women are seldom heard in UN negotia...
  6. Asia-Pacific Regional Climate Change Adaptation Assessment

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Oct 9, 2012
    The objective of the assessment is to provide an objective, up-to-date, and comprehensive regional analysis summarized in a report which assesses the climate change adaptation needs of the Asia-Pacific region. This report will be used to inform th...
  7. U.S.-India Partnership to Advance Clean Energy (PACE)

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Oct 18, 2012
    Energy cooperation is a central element of the U.S.-India strategic partnership. President Obama and Prime Minister Singh launched the U.S.-India Partnership to Advance Clean Energy (PACE) in November 2009 to accelerate the transition to high perf...
  8. Watershed Management: A Sustainable Strategy for Augmenting Water Resources and Mitigating Climate Changes

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Oct 19, 2012
    This paper describes a strategy for improved watershed management in India to mitigate the likely damaging impacts of climate change on water resources.
  9. Kailash Sacred Landscape Conservation Initiative: First Regional Workshop

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Oct 25, 2012
    Report of the first regional workshop of the Kailash Sacred Landscape Conservation Initiative held 11-13 April 2010 in Almora, India
  10. Status of Glaciers in the Indus Basin

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Oct 25, 2012
    Short summary of glacial melting in the Indus Basin.  Includes maps.