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  1. Mainstreaming Climate Change Adaptation in Indian Cities

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Aug 3, 2012
    From: Environment and Urbanization, Sage Publishing SeriesThe online version ofthis article is at: http://eau.sagepub.com/content/22/2/451If climate change is perceived as a global threat, this can mean that too little attention is paid to the way...
  2. Climate Change Risk: An Adaptation and Mitigation Agenda for Indian Cities

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Aug 3, 2012
    This paper considers the needed adaptation and mitigation agenda for cities in India – where the urban population is likely to grow by around 500 million over the next 50 years. It considers the likely changes that climate change will bring in t...
  3. Initial National Communication under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Sri Lanka

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Aug 3, 2012
    October, 2000The National Communication comprises, the National Circumstances; Greenhouse Gas Inventory;Impacts and Vulnerability; Mitigation Options and Adaptation Responses; Policies and Measures;Education, Training and Awareness Programmes; Con...
    Attached File: sri lanka natcomm1.pdf
  4. Community Based Adaptation to Climate Change Through Coastal Afforestation in Bangladesh (CBACC-CF PROJECT

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Aug 3, 2012
    Vulnerability in Bangladesh is worsened due to the high dependence of a majority of the population on climate-sensitive sectors, such as agriculture, forestry and fisheries. Compounding these vulnerabilities, Bangladesh is challenged with weak inf...
  5. Pakistan’s Initial National Communication on Climate Change

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Aug 10, 2012
    From 2003The Government of Pakistan's Initial National Communication to the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) describes the endeavours of Pakistan to overcome the challenges being posed by climate change. It also outlines the pl...
    Attached File: pakistan nat comm1.pdf
  6. Convenient Solutions to an Inconvenient Truth: Ecosystem‐based Approaches to Climate Change

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Aug 10, 2012
    Global warming and changes in climate have already had observed impacts on natural ecosystems and species. Natural systems such as wetlands, mangroves, coral reefs, cloud forests, Arctic and high latitude ecosystems are especially vulnerable to cl...
  7. Competitive Cities and Climate Change

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Aug 10, 2012
    Cities are part of the climate change problem, but they are also a key part of the solution. This report offers a comprehensive analysis of how cities and metropolitan regions can change the way we think about responding to climate change. Cities ...
  8. Nepal- Initial National Communication to the Conference of the Parties of the UNFCCC

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Aug 10, 2012
    From 2004, document reflects the decisions and findings of the National Committee on Climate Change under the direction of the Ministry of Population and the Environment, which is the national focal point for climate change activities.
    Attached File: nepal nat comm1.pdf
  9. Changing Glaciers and Hydrology in Asia Addressing Vulnerabilities to Glacier Melt Impacts

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Aug 10, 2012
    The United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID’s) Asia Bureau, with support from the Global Health Bureau, conducted a series of stakeholder and expert dialogues in 2009 with the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholar...

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