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A Range of Approaches to Address Loss and Damage from Climate Change Impacts in Bangladesh

Bangladesh is one of the countries most vulnerable to climate change, but has increasingly developed national capacity to address climate change impacts. Climate‐related hazards are expected to increase in frequency [more]…

Truth-telling by Third-Party Audits and the Response of Polluting firms: Experimental Evidence from India

In many regulated markets, firms choose and pay private, third-party auditors, potentially creating a conflict of interest. This paper reports on a two-year field experiment in the Indian state of [more]…

Illegal timber trade and REDD+ Interface in Eastern Africa: A Pilot

This report is a desk appraisal of the following programme proposal: “Illegal Timber Trade and REDD+ Interface in Eastern Africa: A pilot” (hereafter ‘ITT-REDD’). The programme’s objective is to enhance [more]…

Climate resilience urban development: vulnerability profiles of 20 Indian cities

India is the second most populous country in the world. Its population has increased by more than 181 million during the 2001-2011 decade. Correspondingly, the urban population has increased from [more]…

The energy poverty and gender nexus in Himachal Pradesh, India: the impact of clean fuel access policy on women’s empowerment

In India, one hundred and sixty million people, especially women and children, spend long hours gathering biofuels and suffer the health consequences of carrying heavy loads and from the pollution [more]…

Energy and its sustainable development for India

India, at 1.17 billion people is the second most populated country in the world and is home to 17% of the world population. Its primary energy consumption (in 2007) was [more]…

India's GHG emissions profile: result of five climate-modelling studies

Anthropogenic climate change poses perhaps the most complex policy issue faced yet by the global community, moreover, one that is fraught with existential consequences for humankind at one level, and [more]…

Gender analysis of renewable energy in India: present status, issues, approaches and new initiatives

Approximately 2 billion people throughout the world do not have access to clean energy for cooking and about 1.7 billion people are without electricity for either cooking or heating. Grid- [more]…

The time is now: proceedings of the international workshop on sustainable and climate resilient urban development 8-9 September 2010, New Delhi

Climate change and urbanisation: The combined two processes represent some of the most fundamental challenges nations and indeed the world must face over the coming decades. For the first time [more]…

Urban vulnerability and risk – a key factor for building climate resilient urban development in Indian cities

India is witnessing rapid growth in the urban centers. Urbanization trend is expected to accelerate in coming decades as well. It is projected that the number of cities with a [more]…

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