Searching with a thematic focus on Climate change poverty and vulnerability, Climate change, Environment
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- DocumentWorld Bank, 2015This book focus on the development challenges resulting from environmental health risks in Sindh, Pakistan. It highlights that, as well as the cost to human life and livelihoods, the economic costs are equivalent to 10 per cent of Sindh’s Gross Domestic Product, pointing out that climate change is likely to exacerbate these challenges.DocumentSTEPS Centre, Institute of Development Studies, 2015This working paper, produced by the Social, Technological and Environmental Pathways to Sustainability (STEPS) centre, concerns a study of climate change discourse in urban India, with a focus on the mega-cities of Dehli and Mumbai.Document
Building better water governance in response to climate change and water stress: a case study of Lijiang, Yunnan Province, ChinaInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2015This paper presents the results and analysis of a study conducted in Lijiang of Yunnan Province, China in 2013.DocumentEvidence on Demand, 2015This Topic Guide provides evidence of the relationships between environment, climate change and humanitarian action. Written by experts in the field, the guide links evidence to action, outlining how to integrate environmental issues with humanitarian action and reduce the environmental impact of humanitarian operations.DocumentEvidence on Demand, 2015This report presents the results of a rapid desk-based study of the environmental drivers of poverty, based on a review of peer-reviewed and grey literature for the last 10 years. The major non-climate environmental drivers of poverty are identified: biodiversity loss (at the global scale) and a variety of pollution and resource degradation issues at smaller scales.DocumentUnited Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security, 2014This working paper highlights loss and damage to ecosystems from climate change. The Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change Fifth Assessment Report (2014) indicates that adaptation options for ecosystems may be more limited than for human systems and consequently loss and damage both to ecosystems, and to ecosystem services, may be expected.DocumentUNFCCC National Communications (Non-Annex I), 2012This Second National Communication (SNC) on Climate Change is in compliance with Dominica’s obligation to the UNFCCC. Chapter 1 sets the National Circumstances, and in particular the aspects of development policies related to the major components of climate change process.DocumentUNFCCC National Communications (Non-Annex I), 2001This Initial Communication was prepared in fulfillment of Grenada’s commitments under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).DocumentPlanning Institute of Jamaica, Jamaica, 2008This report was prepared to document impact on affected population; estimate costs of damage and losses; identify geographically affected areas; and identify the financial priorities for rehabilitation and reconstruction.DocumentPlanning Institute of Jamaica, Jamaica, 2005Hurricane Wilma of 2005 has gone down in the record books as the most intense hurricane to have developed in any Atlantic Hurricane Season, having generated sustained wind speeds of 280 km/h.