civil society organizations have criticized the uk government of making a stealth cut to an

Climate change represents a new and somewhat daunting topic for many businesses. The challenge is compounded by the diverse and uncertain projections of changes in temperature, precipitation patterns, extreme events, and other effects. This paper outlines a sensible business approach to analyzing and adapting to the physical risks of climate change. It focuses on a critical first step in assessing these climate impacts: understanding the potential risks to business and the importance of taking action to mitigate those risks.

A one-day workshop on

Railways have decided to replace all electric bulbs in its colonies with compact fluorescent light (CFL) across the country as part of its efforts to check climate change. "A total of 2.6 million CFL bulbs will be fitted at every household in railway colonies as part of the clean development management and equal number of incandescent bulbs withdrawn," a senior railway ministry official said. However, railways will not bear the cost of the CFL replacement as all the compact fluorescent bulbs will be provided by an agency according to the proposal.

The environment is changing everywhere. Disappearing forests, water scarcity, food security, drought, floods and earthquakes are a matter of everyday routine. Many are making efforts to arrest environmental damage around us and corporates too are waking up to this reality and launching their own initiatives. The key to the success of corporate engagement with the environment lies in how Companies own these programmes internally and make their own business sustainable in the process.

The scope of this paper is to identify a strategy for climate change responses in agriculture that are consistent with safeguarding food security, rural livelihoods and the

Fisheries and aquaculture play an important but often unsung role in economies around the world, in both developed and developing countries.

Climate Resilient Cities: A Primer on Reducing Vulnerabilities to Climate Change Impacts and Strengthening Disaster Risk Management in East Asian Cities is prepared as a guide for local governments in the East Asia Region to better understand the concepts and consequences of climate change; how climate change consequences contribute to urban vulnerabilities; and what is being done by city governments in East Asia and around the world to actively engage in learning, capacity building, and capital investment programs for building sustainable, resilient communities.

Climate change is one of the most serious threats the world faces. It will affect all of us, but will have a disproportionate impact on millions of poor rural people.

This paper contains detailed discussions on climate change strategies. It looks at climate change related issues in several sectors including forestry, energy (biofuels), waste management, and groundwater, as well as key institutional and industry developments in response to climate change challenges. The paper summarises current policy responses from around the Asia-Pacific region and attempts to sort effective climate change policy from non-effective policy.