6 edition of Climate change in Asia found in the catalog.
Climate change in Asia
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Yasuko Kameyama ... [et al.].|
|LC Classifications||QC990.A1 C535 2008|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2008016451|
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Climate Change in Asia is the result of a two-year study of domestic institutional processes in Asia to address climate change issues, national circumstances that impede countries from fully. Climate Change: Alternate Governance Policy for South Asia provides an assessment of climate change issues through the socioeconomic lens of one of the world’s poorest, most populous regions.
Although climate change is a global issue, localized solutions have become increasingly necessary to address political, economic and cultural factors in. This book addresses an important topic of food security in South Asia with specific reference to climate change.
Of the 1 billion food insecure people in the world, more than 30% are in South Asia. Introduction; Part I: Climate Change Challenges, Scenarios, Risks, and Planning Tools.
Chapter 1: Review of the Economics of Climate Change on Southeast Asia Chapter 2: Agricultural Impact of Climate Change: A General Equilibrium Analysis with Special Reference to Southeast Asia Chapter 3: Monitoring the Vulnerability and Adaptation Planning for Food Security.
While the impacts of climate change will be felt globally, experts recognise that Asia will be among the hardest hit. Low lying and crowded coastal cities in many South and Southeast Asian countries are most at risk, and the hundreds of millions of people who live there are particularly vulnerable.
This book addresses Climate change in Asia book important topic of food security in South Asia with specific reference to climate change. Of the 1 billion food insecure people in the world, more than 30% are in South Asia.
The problem of food insecurity may be exacerbated by the projected climate change especially because. David and Stephanie Miles is raising funds for Climate Change: The Choice is Ours on Kickstarter. A groundbreaking new children's book that will give kids the facts about climate change Climate change in Asia book a hopeful, colorful, research-based way.
The Climate Change Asia (CCA) initiative was established at the Asian Institute of Technology in with like-minded partners - the Ministry of the Environment of Japan, the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies and the United States Agency for International Development - with the aim to build capacities of developing countries in Asia and the Pacific to access, mobilize and manage.
This book presents practical approaches for tackling the threats from climate change and disasters to urban growth in Pacific island countries and Asian nations. With chapters written by leading scholars and practitioners, Urbanisation at Risk presents research and case studies from island countries across the Pacific, Cambodia, Nepal and the.
Climate change is predicted to have major consequences for South Asia. The South Asian region represents the most diverse ecosystems, topographies and climate regimes in Cited by: 4. Here are some glaring numbers that show the impacts of climate change in Asia and the Pacific.
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The book has been produced as a response to this need. It focuses on enhancing the adaptive capacity of the Philippine agriculture. The sector is the most vulnerable and severely affected by climate change; it is highly dependent on natural resources, and it has the highest incidence of poverty and lagging growth compared with the rest of the economy.
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It also presents some of the successful adaptation case-studies in the region and provides a stepwise guidance on ways to integrating adaptation programmes into the mainstream policy and planning process The editors of this book have so skillfully weaved the contributions of.
The UN has a climate action plan and investors are increasingly heeding the call for sustainable investing, but options remain fuzzy. China’s focus on green finance may be the most pragmatic way.
Whether you are giving gifts to others or to yourself, this list of the best popular science books of about climate change, conservation and the environment is a Author: Grrlscientist. The data and projections are based on international climate change research and built on a large body of work undertaken for the region.
In this series, the first report covers the impact of climate change in Asia and overall temperature change in the region within the last years.
The energy moving through Earth's climate system finds expression in weather, varying on geographic scales and time. Long-term averages and variability of weather in a region constitute the region's climate.
Climate change is a long-term, sustained trend of change in climate. Such changes can be the result of "internal variability", when. Africa is often described as the continent most at risk to the negative effects of climate change, both because of the expected change itself and because of the perceived lack of capacity of Africans and their governments to adapt.
This paper provides an overview of what is known and unknown about Africa’s climate future and examines how possible changes may challenge four critical and inter. Climate change is the long-term change in global weather patterns, associated especially with increases in temperature, precipitation, and storm activity (Benson, ).Climate change is a direct Author: Nsikak Benson.
Climate Change and Migration in Coastal Areas in South Asia, Fig. 3 Climate migration hotspots that are expected to have high levels of migration in South Asia by and (Source: Rigaud et.
Climate change in China is having major effects on the economy, society and the environment. The energy structure and human activity caused global warming and climate change, and China suffered from negative effects of global warming in agriculture, forestry and water resources.
As such, its countries are producing a wide range of governance approaches to climate change. Covering the diversity of climate change governance in Asia, this book presents cosmopolitan governance from the perspective of urban and rural communities, local and central governments, state-society relations and international relations.
The Economics of Climate Change in Southeast Asia: A Regional Review. Manila 3 R. Johnston et al. Rethinking agriculture in the Greater Mekong Subregion: how to sustainably meet food needs, enhance ecosystem services and cope with climate change.
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Melting glaciers, heat waves, sinking cities, droughts and floods - the effects of climate change are too evident to be ignored. Average surface temperatures on earth have risen more than 2°F over the past years. During this time period, atmospheric levels of greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide (CO2) and methane (CH4) have notably increased.
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Climate Refugees in South Asia. Protection Under International Legal Standards and State Practices in South Asia. This book addresses the forms of legal protection extended to people displaced due to the consequences of climate change, and who have either become refugees by crossing international borders or are climatically displaced persons (CDPs) in their own homelands.
From supercomputers and state-of-the-art models to observations and outlooks, we provide data, tools, and information to help people understand and prepare for climate variability and change.
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To tackle this problem and mobilize action, “Don’t Even Think About It” argues we need science, but just as importantly, we need emotional, compelling narratives.
This book is the result of a two-year study of domestic institutional processes in Asia to address climate change issues, national circumstances that impede countries from fully participating in the international debate and elements of a plausible climate regime from an Asian perspective.
Climate South Asia (CSA), established as a Pipal Tree initiative inis a knowledge platform for and by communities that are actively engaged in the creation of alternative practices for sustainable development in the context of climate change. Through this network, CSA aims to provide experiential learning and inspiration to communities addressing climate change.
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Asian Development Bank. The views expressed in this book are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the. Asia - Asia - Climate: The enormous expanse of Asia and its abundance of mountain barriers and inland depressions have resulted in great differences between regions in solar radiation, atmospheric circulation, precipitation, and climate as a whole.
A continental climate, associated with large landmasses and characterized by an extreme annual range of temperature, prevails over a large part of. Get this from a library. The changing climate of Asia. [Patricia K Kummer] -- Explore the environmental issues affecting Asia in the twenty-first century and the steps being taken to.
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This book assesses the current water-security situation in Asia. The thematic areas of the book discuss the United Nation’s sustainable development goals with a particular focus on Goal 6 (“Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation”) and Goal 13 (“Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts”).Asia Climate change action in China is 'about science and not politics' After COP24, there are big questions remaining about the global response to climate change.
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