Searching with a thematic focus on Loss and Damage, Climate Change Adaptation, Climate change
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- DocumentHeinrich Böll Stiftung Southern Africa, 2014Discussion paper proposing levies be placed on those entities most responsible for emissions, to fund the Warsaw International Loss and Damage Mechanism.DocumentLoss and Damage in Vulnerable Countries Initiative, 2012Discussion paper on the topic of loss and damage, within the context of ongoing UNFCCC negotiations.Document
Economics of environmental management system in Oil India Limited: an environmental economics perspective case study of oil, DuliajanInstitute of Economic Growth, India, 2006The Environmental implications of the exploration and production of mineral oil and natural gas are well known. Global problems like “enhanced greenhouse effect” to locally increased incidence of respiratory disorders are attributed to such operations. So are other forms of pollution, which adversely affect the flora, fauna, humans, domesticated animals and all other forms of life.Document
Heat waves decrease labour supply: evidence on low-income urban workers in weather-exposed occupationsInstitute of Economic Growth, India, 2014A heat wave is generally defined as an extended period of hot and humid weather, although there is no universal definition of the term, and is measured relative to the normal weather in the area. Temperatures that people from a hot climate consider normal could be a heat wave in a cooler area if these are outside the normal climate pattern for that area.DocumentSustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2014The year 2014 is the fifth consecutive year when Pakistan is undergoing extreme weather conditions.Document
Climate change adaptation: improving environment through reduction in wood cutting and remission in greenhouse gases with introduction and promotion of energy efficient technologies - district Kohistan, Khyber PakhtunkhwaSustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2013The natural disaster and conflict have brought changes in the physical, chemical and biological character of environment across the globe. Pakistan is one of the worst victims facing effects of climate change in spite of the factual situation that it does not account for generating as well as expanding this global problem.DocumentWorld Resources Institute, Washington DC, 2014Loss and damage (L&D) is rapidly becoming a significant focus of international climate agreements, following the failure to-date of developed countries to adequately stem greenhouse gas emissions, and a number of high profile, and costly, extreme weather events.DocumentRainforest Foundation Norway, 2014Destruction of the rainforest and other tropical forests continue on a dramatic scale in spite of unprecedented global attention to the issue of deforestation and the role of forests in mitigating greenhouse gas emissions.DocumentClimate and Development Knowledge Network, 2014This bulletin features a range of recent results and learning from the Climate & Development Knowledge Network’s (CDKN’s) programme to strengthen climate resilient development in Bangladesh.