Climate Change and India: Vulnerability Assessment and Adaptation

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Universities Press, 2003 - Climatic changes - 462 pages
Provides Assessments Of The Impacts, Vulnerabilities And Adaptation Needs For The Key Economic And Ecological Sectors Of India. The Sectors Assessed Include Water, Agriculture, Forestry, Eco-System, Health, Colonial Zones, Energy And Infrastructure. Of Interest To Policy Makers And Researchers. An Excellent Addition To Literature On Global Environmental Assessment Methodology, Policies And Perspectives.
 

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Contents

Acknowledgements
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Climate Change Impacts on Infrastructure and Energy
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Tools for Vulnerability Assessment and Adaptation
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Integrating the Emissions Basket
152
Climate Change Scenario
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Impacts of Climate Change on Agriculture
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Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change in the Forest
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Climate Change Impacts on Natural Ecosystems
266
Sand Dune Ecosystems
277
Adaptation Responses
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Future Climate Scenarios
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Quantification of Scenarios
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Impacts of Climate Change on Coastal Zones
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Glossary
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