Madurai City in Tamil Nadu, India has identified an integrated set of actions to tackle current and future development and climate risks facing infrastructure in the city. [more...]
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POLICY BRIEF: Driving adoption of payments for ecosystem services through social marketing, Veracruz, Mexico
This paper, Driving adoption of payments for ecosystem services through social marketing, Veracruz reviews an area in Mexico where Payments for Ecosystem Services adoption have been slow to take off, with initial results indicate that the application of social marketing methods facilitated a social change in the Actopan municipality of Veracruz and ultimately enabled the protection of more than 1,500 hectares of previously unprotected forest. [more...]
The purpose of this study, Heat-Related Mortality in India: Excess All-Cause Mortality Associated with the 2010 Ahmedabad Heat Wave, is to characterize the heat wave impact and assess the associated excess mortality as a result of Ahmedabad's 2010 heatwave. [more...]
This paper, Development and Implementation of South Asia’s First Heat-Health Action Plan in Ahmedabad (Gujarat, India), describes the initial steps in the plan’s development and implementation of Ahmedabad's heat action plan. [more...]
REPORT: A Cross-Sectional, Randomized Cluster Sample Survey of Household Vulnerability to Extreme Heat among Slum Dwellers in Ahmedabad, Ind...
This study, A Cross-Sectional, Randomized Cluster Sample Survey of Household Vulnerability to Extreme Heat among Slum Dwellers in Ahmedabad, India uses randomized cluster sampling of the residents of informal settlements in Ahmedabad, India. The aim was to evaluate factors potentially associated with vulnerability to heat, a prevalent concern that is expected to worsen with climate change. [more...]