KEY MESSAGES • groundwater is a major source of urban supply worldwide and aquifer storage represents a key resource for achieving water-supply security under climate change and extended drought • private waterwell construction for urban in-situ self-supply tends to escalate as a ‘coping strategy’ during periods of inadequate utility water service...
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Enabling Asia to Stabilise the Climate
The Economics of Green Growth: New indicators for sustainable societies
This report aims to (i) conceptualise and analyse the relationships between microfinance and adaptation, (ii) map out what could be considered good microfinance practice for adaptation, or “adaptation-oriented microfinance,” and (iii) identify types of adaptation projects and activities that microfinance institutions (MFIs) could be involved in to...
This research report has been prepared to provide an overview of the Japan 2050 Low Carbon Navigator (Low Carbon Navigator), how it works, and what its assumptions are. Section I introduces the Low Carbon Navigator to the audience, providing the background of the initiative as well as a description of the model. Section II explains the fundamental...