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  1. Global and Regional Climate Changes due to Black Carbon

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Aug 2, 2012
    Article in Nature Geoscience 1, 221 - 227 (2008) Published online: 23 March 2008 | doi:10.1038/ngeo156V. Ramanathan1 & G. Carmichael2Black carbon in soot is the dominant absorber of visible solar radiation in the atmosphere. Anthropogenic sour...
  2. Vietnam Climate Change Vulnerability to Sea Level Rise

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Aug 2, 2012
    Among Asian countries, Vietnam will be one of the most severely impacted by Climate Change, because of its long coast which is vulnerable to storms and seas,and because of its large low-lying areas in the southern Mekong Delta, which is the countr...
  3. Climate Change Adaptation for Smallholder Farmers in Southeast Asia

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Aug 2, 2012
    Copyright 2011 by World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF)The agriculture sector is a major source of livelihood in Southeast Asia. Approximately 115 million ha of the region’s land is devoted to the producti on of rice, maize, oil palm, natural rubber...
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. National Climate Change Adaptation Strategy for Sri Lanka 2011 to 2016

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Aug 11, 2012
    This document outlines a comprehensive National Climate Change Adaptation Strategy (NCCAS) which lays out a prioritized framework for action and investment for the 2011- 2016 period aimed at systematically moving Sri Lanka and its people towards a...
    Attached File: SriLanka-NAPA.pdf
  8. Viet Nam Initial National Communication

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Aug 11, 2012
    Viet Nam signed the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in 1992 and ratified it on 16 November 1994. In order to fulfill the commitment described in the articles 12.1, 12.5of UNFCCC and following the guidelines “Prepar...
    Attached File: Viet_Init_Nat_Com.pdf
  9. Indonesia: The First National Communication on Climate Change Convention

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Aug 27, 2012
    This report is prepared to meet Indonesia commitment as a Party to the Convention. It describes and summarizes the three main items to be included in a national communication, namely, (a) 1994’s emission inventory of greenhouse gases and, (b) gen...
  10. Climate Change in Indonesia: Implications for Humans and Nature

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Aug 27, 2012
    WWF factsheet on Indonesia climate change impacts and adaptation strategies, cross-sectoral with a special emphasis on natural landscapes and biodiversity.

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