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Issues in captive coal block development in India

Given the high global demand for and the ever-rising price of oil and the abundance of comparatively inexpensive coal in their own region, India and China have long been heavily [more]…

Challenges in solar power development in India

Despite the fact that India has 300 days of sunlight annually on average, solar power plays an almost insignificant role in the Indian energy mix. What many fail to see [more]…

Salinity-induced loss and damage to farming households in coastal Bangladesh

Salinity intrusion in soil caused by climate-induced hazards, especially cyclones and sea level rise (SLR), is adversely affecting rice production in coastal Bangladesh. The southwest coastal district of Satkhira is [more]…

Are preventive and coping measures enough to avoid loss and damage from flooding in Udayapur district, Nepal?

This case study examines household vulnerability and responses in relation to flooding in Udayapur district, Nepal. It describes how communities in this region deal with flooding and asks to what [more]…

India's energy system transition - survival of the greenest

The transition to a clean and green energy system is an economic and social transformation that is exciting as well as challenging. The world today faces a formidable challenge in [more]…

India’s Intended Nationally Determined Contributions: Renewable Energy and the Pathway to Paris

This policy brief argues that the Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) present an important opportunity for India to showcase its climate leadership through the communication of its past, present and [more]…

Food security and adaptation impacts of potential climate smart agricultural practices in Zambia

This paper aims to provide insights into the interplay between food security outcomes and climatic variables, and provides policy implications for targeted interventions to improve the productivity and the resilience [more]…

Reference Document for REDD+ in India

The Reference Document is divided into nine chapters starting with an introduction and overview of the subject, moving on gradually and logically to required policy framework to support REDD+ implementation [more]…

Rising to the challenge: what sort of capacity does Ghana need to adapt to climate change?

This paper attempts to examine the capacity Ghana need to effectively adapt to climate change. The paper is extensively theoretical with minimal interview data collected from the Ghanaian business community, [more]…

What does the IPCC say about Bangladesh?

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is a scientific body established to provide a scientific view on the current state of knowledge in climate change and its impacts. The [more]…

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