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  1. Reducing Climate Change-Induced Risks andVulnerabilities From Glacial Lake Outburst Floods in the Punakha-Wangdi and Chamkhar Valleys

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Aug 3, 2012
    The most significant impact of climate change in Bhutan is the formation of supra-glacial lakes due to the accelerated retreat of glaciers with increasing temperatures. The risk of potential disasters inflicted by Glacial Lakes Outburst Floods (GL...
  2. Implications of Climate Change for Investors

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Aug 4, 2012
    Anticipating and estimating financial implications of climate change impacts, especially the use of disaster risk management and planned adaptation.
  3. Climate Variability and Climate Change: Implications for Chronic Poverty

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Aug 3, 2012
    by Lucy ScottOverseas Development Institute, 2008This paper follows the principles of the ‘bottom-up’ approach to adaptation. It believes that one of the starting points for adaptation to climate change should be the present. The focus should ...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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
  7. 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...
  8. 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
  9. Biodiversity and Climate Change

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Aug 10, 2012
    from the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), 2007The rich variety of life on Earth has always had to deal with a changing climate. The need to adapt to new patterns of temperature and rainfall has been a major influence on evolutionary chang...

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