This factsheet presents expected drought losses under the high climate change scenario with possible response measures (e.g. insurance) for Maharashtra, India. It asserts that making rural communities more resilient to the impact of climate change requires a comprehensive portfolio of adaptation measures.

The concept of this paper was originated in ICTSD’s research and policy dialogues under the Global Platform. The study shows that the impact on net emissions covered by the EU ETS could be large, as with growing aviation emissions, operators will have to buy allowances from other sectors in the EU ETS.

The purpose of these guidelines is to update and expand the original guidelines on protected areas legislation published in 1980 and to reflect new developments and emerging issues.

This paper presents new approaches, methods and adaptation strategies that can be developed in order to address the climate change phenomena, which increasingly affect livelihood systems of vulnerable small scale farmer societies worldwide.

This new study produced through a collaboration between World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and Ecofys outlines how all the world's energy can be provided cleanly, renewably and economically by 2050.

Over the coming years the economic importance of water will continue to increase for a number of reasons:  Global demand for water is soaring.

Biodiversity within inland water ecosystems in the Eastern Himalaya region is both highly diverse and of great regional importance to livelihoods and economies. However, development activities are not always compatible with the conservation of this diversity, and the ecosystem requirements of biodiversity are frequently not considered in the development planning process.

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This first Asian Plant Conservation Report by IUCN examines recent conservation progress in Asia and offers suggestions on how to achieve plant conservation targets under the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation (GSPC) framework.