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In Environmental Resilience and Transformation in times of COVID-19
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The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has emerged as one of the severe and important health disasters during recent times. The impacts of the COVID-19 have spanned across the globe and rightly qualify to be a transboundary disaster. When looked through the lens of transboundary risks, COVID-19 is not the first of its kind. Health and non-health...

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In Ketahanan Iklim Perkotaan (English: Urban Climate Resilience)

In Bahasa:
Pengembangan skenario pembangunan rendah karbon dapat digunakan untuk membantu perencanaan jangka menengah dan jangka panjang sehingga membantu para pengambil kebijakan kota-kota besar agar dapat mengadopsi lebih awal mengenai cetak biru perencanaan. Proses perencanaan skenario pengurangan emisi di masa yang akan datang untuk skala kota...

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In Ketahanan Iklim Perkotaan (English: Urban Climate Resilience)

In Bahasa: Membangun Kota-kota rendah karbon di Indonesia memerlukan tiga faktor utama yang berkontribusi: membangun kapasitas, melibatkan pemangku kepentingan, dan memobilisasi sumber daya. Faktor-faktor tersebut tidak terpisah atau berbeda-beda namun saling tumpang tindih dan saling memperkuat satu sama lain. Sebagai ilustrasi, peningkatan...

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In Climate Change, Disaster Risks and Human Security: Asian Experience and Perspectives

Climate-fragility risks are on the rise globally and developmental paths taken by countries could be attributed to this rise. To understand the link between development and climate-fragility risks, this chapter presents the findings of the survey conducted by authors with the development practitioners and experts from Asia. The purpose of the...

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In Climate Change, Disaster Risks and Human Security: Asian Experience and Perspectives

Policies are the channels through which governments influence society and make course corrections for intended consequences. Institutions have the power to influence policy processes and outcomes and can determine the way governments engage with society. Policy formulation and implementation thus far have largely been based on populist assumptions...

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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...

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In Media and Disaster Risk Reduction Advances, Challenges and Potentials
Author:
Suman
Basnet
Rajib
Shaw
Dhrupad
Chaudhury

The Himalaya and Hindu Kush Region (HKH) is one of the world's most fragile ecosystems in terms of climate change and its impacts, such as, slow- and fast-onset disasters. Traditionally, nature and human beings have co-existed in this area with indigenous and local knowledge (ILK) systems and practices being used in different ways, such as for...

Book Chapter
In 気候変動から世界をまもる30の方法

この本は、子どもといっしょに気候変動を知る・学ぶ入門書として出版された。

「人類の土地利用が気候変動に与えた影響」では、科学が警告する地球環境の激変の1つとして、「土地利用・食料生産・気候変動の深い関係」、「熱帯林の減少による二酸化炭素排出量は日本の2倍」、「気候変動防止のための将来の土地利用」について、科学的データを元にやさしく解説した。

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In Sustainable Solutions for Urban Water Security Innovative Studies
Author:
Binaya
Kumar Mishra
Shamik
Chakraborty
Chitresh
Saraswat

The book began with multifaceted concept of urban water security in the context of global environmental changes. It was followed by discussion on emerging challenges such as climate change, urbanization, population and their implications on different dimensions of urban water security. Considering the inadequacy of current water management systems...

Book Chapter
In Sustainable Solutions for Urban Water Security Innovative Studies
Author:
Binaya
Kumar Mishra
Shamik
Chakraborty
Chitresh
Saraswat

Ineffective water governance is a significant factor in causing water insecurity and hampering the goal of sustainable development in developing countries. The water resources in South Asia are under increasing pressure from population growth, urbanization and industrial growth along with socioeconomic water demand in the region. Urban water...