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Book Chapter
In Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability. Part B: Regional Aspects. Contribution of Working Group II to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
Hijioka, Y., E. Lin, J.J. Pereira, R.T. Corlett, X. Cui, G.E. Insarov, R.D. Lasco, E. Lindgren, and A. Surjan

Warming trends and increasing temperature extremes have been observed across most of the Asian region over the past century (high confidence). {24.3}
Water scarcity is expected to be a major challenge for most of the region as a result of increased water demand and lack of good management (medium confidence). {24.4.3}
The impacts of climate change...

The Sixth International Forum for Sustainable Asia and the Pacific

The presentation discusses the synergies between climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction and introduces the discussion points for the round table session on the topic of harnessing synergies between disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation. The presentation emphasizes that both the CCA and DRR communities have the same...

Working Paper
IGES Working Paper

Climate change will have significant impact on rural livelihoods and poverty undermining the developmental gains made by countries in Asia, as is evident from the literature reviewed. The review suggests that these impacts will vary widely from region to region and communities within a region and country depending on the existing vulnerability and...

Climate Change Symposium: Latest Scientific Knowledge on Climate Change and Actions on Climate Change Impacts in Japan

This presentation presents the major findings from literature reviewed on climate change impacts on agriculture liveilhoods and suggested adaptation measures. The presentation is subsequently elaborated into a working paper that can be obtained from the author.

Research Report

The Asia Pacific Adaptation Network (APAN) was established in 2009 in response to the growing need for collaboration among different stakeholders engaged in climate change adaptation and related areas to build resilience of vulnerable human, ecosystems and economies to climate change. The network envisages achieving this through sharing knowledge...