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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
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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...

Presentation
NABARD Consultation Meeting

This presentation introduces the Vulnerability and Capacity Assessment Index (VCAI) developed for NABARD as a national implementation entity for implementing Adaptation Fund projects. The presentation takes the participants through the concept of vulnerability, literature related to related assessments and tools and distills necessary design...

Non Peer-reviewed Article

「緑の贈与制度」を実現し、地球温暖化防止と地方創生の起爆剤に!

In 第三文明
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Presentation
Keio University Seminar Course

This lecture along with a class exercise was designed to introduce the Seminar students to the intricacies involved in adaptation decision making at global and local scales and to come up with an architecture of solutions for a given scenario in the future. The session starts with a lecture followed by group discussion by students to derive an...

Peer-reviewed Article
Author:
Roger N.
Jones
Anand
Patwardhan
Stewart J.
Cohen
Suraje
Dessai
Annamaria
Lammel
Robert J.
Lempert
M. Monirul Qader
Mirza
Hans von
Storch

Decision support for impacts, adaptation, and vulnerability is expanding from science-driven linear methods to a wide range of methods drawing from many disciplines (robust evidence, high agreement). This chapter introduces new material from disciplines including behavioral science, ethics, and cultural and organizational theory, thus providing a...

Commissioned Report

Adaptation to climate change has emerged as an important developmental issue for all countries. The adaptation finances are on continuous rise, both from the global and national sources, and it is essential that the agencies engaged in planning and execution of adaptation projects and programs have a set of tools made available to them to help with...

Presentation

The Practices of Tokyo Cap-and-Trade Program and the Business Responses

International Symposium on Emissions Trading Scheme in Korea
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Presentation
International Conference on Mountain People Adapting to Change. Solutions Beyond Boundaries Bridging Science, Policy, and Practice.

Dr SVRK Prabhakar, whose works have focused on climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction, said people often forget insurance is a post disaster recovery tool because of the overwhelming focus on the relief activities. The panel highlighted the need to broaden the definition of insurance, looking beyond formal insurance to nontraditional...

Working Paper
IGES Working Paper

Water and sanitation play an important role in the sustainable development and are central to all activities of human beings and for the health of the natural ecosystems. For the past several decades, water and sanitation, especially water sector, have been subjected to two kinds of pressures i.e. developmental pressure and climate change related...

Presentation

Improving land-use for integrated climate actions: An approach taken at the local level in the Philippines

Adaptation Forum (1-3 October 2014 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
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