Narratives of Low-Carbon Transitions: Understanding Risks and Uncertainties presents case studies that illustrate the complexities involved with moving toward lower-carbon energy sources. The book aims to enhance understanding of both the benefits and risks of such transitions.

An adaptive programme management approach is well suited to address the complex and interconnected impacts of climate change facing developing countries. The pathway to adapting to climate change is unknown, and there are many deep-rooted institutional, political, economic and social barriers.

The analysis clearly indicates that even the most stringent emission control measures, if restricted to the Ha Noi area, will not be sufficient to effectively approach Vietnam’s national ambient air quality standards.

The Koshi Basin, spread across China, Nepal and India, is perceived as having high potential for hydropower and irrigation development, both seen as ways to promote economic development in the region. This paper quantifies and assesses the past and projected future spatial and temporal water balances in the Koshi Basin.

Malnutrition in all its forms is a major challenge everywhere in the world, and particularly in low and middle income countries.

A new paper released by the Action on Climate Today (ACT) programme provides a framework to help development and climate practitioners to better engage with the private sector on climate change adaptation.

This paper presents a case study of the Honey Bee Network’s decentralized model for collecting,  verifying and disseminating grassroots innovations and provides a roadmap for its replication in Africa.  The Honey Bee Network brings together governmental and non‐governmental institutions, members  of academia, scholars and a large number of volun

The Nutrition Embedded Evaluation Program Impact Evaluation (NEEP-IE) cluster randomized control trial (CRCT) aimed to assess the effectiveness of implementing an agriculture and nutritional intervention through preschools, known as community-based child care centres (CBCCs) in Malawi.

There have been many development advances in recent decades. But our world is also undergoing major transformations and facing profound development challenges. These include extreme inequality, climate breakdown, gender injustice and the curtailment of civic freedoms.

This study aims to document the strengths and shortcomings of forecast strategy being developed based on dynamical downscaling for better extended range prediction of extreme weather events.

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