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Urbanization, climate change and water security: a study of vulnerability and adaptation in Sultanpur and Jhanjhrola Khera in peri-urban Gurgaon, IndiaWater Security in Peri-Urban South Asia, 2012This paper describes how urbanization and climate change shape water insecurity in two villages, Sultanpur and Jhanjhrola Khera in periurban Gurgaon in the North-West Indian state of Haryana. Using ethnographic and participatory approaches, it documents the people's lived experience of a changing climate and water insecurity.Document
Reimagining India’s Urban Future: A framework for securing high-growth, low-carbon, climate resilient urban development in IndiaIndian Council for Research on International Economic Relations, 2015This paper reviews the current state of the literature on Indian urbanisation to analyse existing urban development trajectories at the state level.DocumentEcology and Society, 2013The authors argue that it is not only important to understand if adaptation as it is implemented in cities is just, but that the way in which it is conceptualized and planned must be just too. They call for the development of clear criteria for identifying justice in urban scale climate change responses. This article is organized into three sections.DocumentClimate and Development Knowledge Network, 2014This case study explores how city officials, health professionals and community workers in Ahmedabad, Western India are preparing to save lives in the city’s increasingly frequent and intense hot spells. The paper documents the key findings of a heat health project, led by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and the Indian Institute of Public Health (IIPH).