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Loss & Damage Associated with Climate Change: The Legal and Institutional Context in Bangladesh

Need for adequate national policies and legal frameworks: case study from Bangladesh While negotiations on loss and damage are taking place at the global level, loss and damage resulting from climate change impacts [more]…

Mitigating transport congestion in Nairobi

Traffic congestion is one of the key concerns affecting the performance of the transport system in Nairobi. Population growth in Nairobi will most certainly continue to have adverse implications on [more]…

The coordination of climate finance in India

This paper maps the emergence of climate change policy in India and subsequently traces the evolution of arrangements around climate finance. An early assessment of the climate finance landscape in [more]…

REDD: A Collection of Conflicts, Contradictions and Lies

The complexity of REDD initiatives from another perspective. REDD: A Collection of Conflicts, Contradictions and Lies presents summaries of reports from 24 REDD projects or programmes with a common characteristic: they all show a number [more]…

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]…

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