Searching with a thematic focus on Water in climate change, Climate change
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- DocumentUnited Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, 2016Numerous 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.Document
Impacts of climate change on the cryosphere, hydrological regimes and glacial lakes of the Hindu Kush Himalayas: a review of current knowledgeInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2016The 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.DocumentWorld Meteorological Organization, 2016Issue 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.DocumentSouth African Institute of International Affairs, 2016South 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.DocumentInternational Organization for Migration, 2016The 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.OrganisationSaciWATERs, the South Asia Consortium for Interdisciplinary Water Resources Studies, is a policy research institute based in Hyderabad, India.DocumentWater Security in Peri-Urban South Asia, 2013Water 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.DocumentWater Security in Peri-Urban South Asia, 2013The 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 villagesDocument
Changing environment – changing waters: an analysis of drinking water access of vulnerable groups in peri-urban SultanpurWater Security in Peri-Urban South Asia, 2013In Sultanpur, India access to drinking water takes a variety of forms, due to varying hydrological conditions and different technologies available. Water from the piped supply network and groundwater form the two main drinking water sources. These water resources are accessed in different ways and are used for different purposes.Document
Power, social capital and differential vulnerabilities: a study of water access in a peri-urban village of HaryanaWater Security in Peri-Urban South Asia, 2013This article deals with the subject of water access in a peri-urban village of Haryana. It describes how power and social capital influence the flow of water. It argues that political power is a significant determinant influencing water security and those communities which lack the power to access w ater use social capital as an adaptiv e tool to enhance their w ater security.