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Searching with a thematic focus on Water in climate change, Climate change

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    Water and Climate Blue Book

    World Water Council, 2016
    Llaunched by the Morroccan government at COP22 in Marrakech, the blue book aims to raise international awareness on the vulnerability of water in the context of climate change and the urgency of action. It also speaks in favor of merging both agendas of water and climate, in order to ensure a total integration of water in the negotiations on climate change.
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    Increasing resilience to droughts in Viet Nam: the role of forests, agroforestry, and climate smart agriculture

    Climate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2016
    The 2015-16 drought is the most severe that Viet Nam has experienced in at least 90 years. In the Central Highlands, South Central Coast, and Mekong Delta regions, 18 provinces have declared a state of emergency and 22 provinces have been seriously affected.
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    Water, Megacities and global change: portraits of 15 emblematic cities of the world

    United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, 2016
    Numerous studies have explored urban growth and the emergence of the megapolitan phenomenon through increasing growth in the number of cities with over 10 million inhabitants. Similarly, the processes of climate change are also the subject of study from various perspectives as part of more operational approaches or research.
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    Impacts of climate change on the cryosphere, hydrological regimes and glacial lakes of the Hindu Kush Himalayas: a review of current knowledge

    International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2016
    The climate and cryosphere of the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region have changed in the past and are very likely to change in the future. Warming of the climate system is unequivocal. The atmospheric concentration of greenhouse gases and short-lived climate pollutants has increased, the atmosphere and oceans have warmed, snow and ice have diminished, and the sea level has risen.
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    (Un)natural disasters: communicating linkages between extreme events and climate change

    World Meteorological Organization, 2016
    Issue of the World Meteorological Organization Bulletin.  The science of attributing extreme weather and climate events has progressed in recent years to enable an analysis of the role of human causes while an event is still in the media.
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    South Africa’s drought preparedness in the water sector: too little too late?

    South African Institute of International Affairs, 2016
    South Africa experiences droughts on a regular basis, often associated with significant negative impacts on society and the economy. Droughts can be forecast, and South African climate scientists have been developing computer-generated models to forecast El Niño-induced droughts.
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    Ocean, environment, climate change and human mobility

    International Organization for Migration, 2016
    The ocean is a crucial component of a series of natural equilibria that enable life on our planet. The importance of the ocean in climate regulation places it at the heart of climate change economic and social issues, and namely environmental migration-related issues. While the ocean limits global warming, it is also affected by the latter.
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    SaciWATERs / The South Asia Consortium for Interdisciplinary Water Resources Studies

    SaciWATERs, the South Asia Consortium for Interdisciplinary Water Resources Studies, is a policy research institute based in Hyderabad, India.
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    Peri-urban water security: an agenda for water governance

    Water Security in Peri-Urban South Asia, 2013
    Water governance needs to mainstream peri­-urban water security.  As cities grow, policy makers and planners focus onmeeting the needs of  urban populations. This happens at the expense of the peri-urban and the rural. For instance, it is very common to divert physical flows of water from villages to cities.
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    Taking the road less taken: reorienting the state in periurban water management

    Water Security in Peri-Urban South Asia, 2013
    The villages of Sultanpur and Jhanjhrola Khera are located about 15 kms away from Gurgaon city in the North-West Indian state of Haryana. Urbanization and climate change have together altered water accessand security in these villages

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