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In The Hindu Kush Himalaya Assessment Mountains, Climate Change, Sustainability and People
This is a precarious moment for the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH). Environmentally, socially, and economically, there is no single likely future for the HKH. Between now and 2080, the HKH may run downhill, or the region may continue doing business as usual and muddling through, or it may advance toward prosperity. Evidence-based actions to reduce...
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In Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Development in Asia
Author:
Farzad
Taheripour
Thomas
Hertel
Badri Narayanan
Gopalakrishnan
Sebnem
Sahin
Anil
Markandya
In this chapter we first examined the impacts of changes in the irrigated and rain fed crops yields induced by climate change on the demand for water. We looked at the impacts of climate change on crop yields and found they vary across crops and agro ecological zones. In this experiment, we showed that, if water for irrigation is not limited,...
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In GEO-6 Regional Assessment for Asia and the Pacific
• The emergence of multiple global environmental goals clearly signals a need to reverse the trend of deteriorating environmental conditions across the region. Despite some deficiencies, the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have been successful in showing the effectiveness of a goal-based approach to problem solving. • New or revised agreements...
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In Groundwater Environment in Asian Cities: Concepts, Methods, and Case Studies
Groundwater is the sole source of water supply in Khulna. It is abstracted both by municipality and privately. Furthermore, it is an important source of irrigation at the outskirts of the city and an important source of water supply during disasters that occur quite frequently. Despite the easy availability of groundwater, Khulna is facing acute...
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In 気候変動と国際協調~京都議定書と多国間協調の行方
新興国の一角を担うインドにおける気候変動政策の取組みや国内意思決定の動きを概観する。社会・経済・政治的背景の整理に基づき、国家開発計画への主流化状況、関連する政策措置の形成、GHG排出削減目標の策定・公表に至る意思決定プロセスや地域共同体におけるインドの役割について論じつつ、目標の拘束性や国際枠組みの範囲といった座標軸に照らしたインドの位置付けや今後の方向性を考察する。
Book Chapter

Local perspectives in protected area management

In The State of Environment in Asia