Over the years, there has been a gradual recognition of the potentially important role to be played by the states in helping India achieve its renewable energy (RE) targets, with national agencies emphasising a vertical integration of the RE policy and a strengthening of state capacities.
This edition of UNCTAD's Trade and Environment Review examines the physical impacts of climate change and their effects on developing country economies and trade; the vulnerabilities of developing countries to climate change; costs and finance for climate change adaptation; and finally, ways that developing countries can enhance their trade-clim
Climate Smart (Sustainable Management of Agricultural Resources and Techniques) Agriculture is an approach of crop production, which deals with the management of available agricultural resources with latest management practices and farm machinery, under a particular set of edaphic and environmental conditions.
This book highlights the complexities around making adaptation decisions and building resilience in the face of climate risk. It is based on experiences in sub-Saharan Africa through the Future Climate For Africa (FCFA) applied research programme.
Agriculture is a major source of livelihood and income in The Gambia. Despite its socio-economic importance, the sector faces many institutional, technological, and biophysical challenges limiting its contribution to economic development.
It is universally acknowledged that at climate conferences, politics or diplomacy based primarily on considerations of power and on practical and material factors overrides explicit ideological notions or moral or ethical premises.
With relations between countries now being shaped by geo-economics rather than geo-politics, an emerging issue is to what extent the United States, China and India, all populous countries and top tier economies, see their national interest in giving a new meaning to words like “responsibility”, “development” and “growth”...
Climate for Kids
Without sharing information on climate change in South Asia nothing can be achieved. We share the same resources and face the same problems. This book narrows our focus to take a closer look.
Over the past few days, we have been giving you all the gyaan you needed on the UN Climate Change conference held in Doha. But just in case you missed out, here is a comprehensive assessment of CoP 18 by Sunita Narain, Director General, CSE.