This paper will focus on the concept of additionality in the context of development assistance and climate finance, especially adaptation; analyse the synergies amongst the traditional development activities and adaptation programmes and their complementarity in terms of objectives; lay out some working definitions of additionality and its practical implications; identify the potential sectoral an

This WMO annual survey on weather and climate change provides evidence that the period, 2000

Without international assistance, developing countries will adapt to climate change as best they can. Part of the cost will be absorbed by households and part by the public sector. Adaptation costs will themselves be affected by socioeconomic development, which will also be affected by climate change.

By failing to account for the effects of climate change, long-term projections of extreme weather are providing dangerously inaccurate guidance for critical investments in infrastructure and public safety.

This document by national climate centre of IMD computes district wise drought probabilities across India for 319 districts having long data series of rainfall. Has done mapping for moderate & severe drought probabilities for various districts & demarcates regions belonging to different class intervals of probabilities of drought.

This document by IMD, contains the highlights of temperatures during the year 2009. It presents the monthly temperature profile with spatial pattern over India.

For full report: http://www.imd.gov.in/doc/warm2009.pdf

Over three quarters of the people killed - and 95 % of the total
affected by natural hazards - since the beginning of the year were due to extreme weather events said Ms. Margareta Wahlstr

Within the context of the global Framework, this World Bank document released at Copenhagen on Dec 8, 2009 identifies the climate challenges in South Asia. It outlines the broad parameters of a response that is consistent with the development priorities of the region.

The year 2009 is likely to rank in the top 10 warmest on record since the beginning of instrumental climate records in 1850, according to WMO. Finds that the decade of the 2000s (2000

This document provides technical support for the endangerment and cause or contribute analyses concerning greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions under section 202(a) of the Clean Air Act.

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