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Book Chapter
In Water, Climate Change, and Sustainability
Author:
Vishnu Prasad
Pandey
Sangam
Shrestha
David
Wiberg

Various drivers such as population growth, land use/cover change, unsustainable consumption pattern, and climate change are putting pressure on limited resources available within our planetary boundaries, thus, raising concerns on their sustainability. Coordinated actions at levels ranging from global to local are required to ensure sustainability...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Water
Author:
Mrittika
Basu
Chtiresh
Saraswat
Binay
Mishra

Rapid changes in land use and land cover pattern have exerted an irreversible change on different natural resources, and water resources in particular, throughout the world. Khambhat City, located in the Western coastal plain of India, is witnessing a rapid expansion of human settlements, as well as agricultural and industrial activities. This...

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Policy Report

This report is the fourth edition of the series “WEPA Outlook on Water Environmental Management”, which consists of two main chapters: Chapter 1 -“Outlook on Water Environmental Management in WEPA Countries” and Chapter 2 - “Country Profiles of Water Environmental Management in WEPA Countries”. The first chapter presents the results of analysis on...

Policy Report
Author:
UNESCAP

Since the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in 2016, scientist have been studying its “indivisible whole” nature, with the objectives to propose viable methods and tools for integrated planning of the implementation of the 17 SDGs. Furthermore, their 169 targets were developed through an inclusive and comprehensive process...

Policy Report
WEPA Outlook on Water Environmental Management

The WEPA Outlook is the flagship publication of WEPA which includes basic information on the water environment and its management in each WEPA partner country. The Outlook 2012 consists of three main chapters. Chapter 1 presents the result of the analysis of institutional frameworks for water environmental management in each country. Chapter 2...

Presentation
International Conference on GMS 2020: Balancing Economic Growth and Environmental Sustainability

Though a first step, this presentation provides a framework for developing an early warning system (EWS) linking food, water and energy systems. It lists the issues with the standalone EWS, clarifies the importance of representing the linkages between Food-Water-Energy systems, identifies determinants for an effective FWE-EWS, and discusses...

Peer-reviewed Article
In International conference on GMS 2020: Balancing Economic Growth and Environmental Sustainability

The Greater Mekong Subregion has undergone a rapid economic growth over the past decade with positive impacts on the human development and negative impacts on the environment and natural resources. The growing demand for energy in the region and high fuel prices during 2008 has seen several countries declaring ambitious biofuel strategies from...