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April, 2016
Author: Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation
Climate change is leading to an increase in average temperatures and increased possibilities of severe heat waves. Extreme heat can lead to dangerous, even deadly, health consequences, including heat stress and heatstroke. The city of Ahmedabad had a major heat wave in May 2010, which led to 1...
April, 2016
Author: Tina Kunz-Plapp, Julia Hackenbruch, Janus Willem Schipper
Heat waves and the consequent heat stress of urban populations have a growing relevance in urban risk management and strategies of urban adaptation to climate change. In this context, social science studies on subjective experiencing of heat as stress by urban citizens are a new emerging field....
April, 2016
Author: Vikas Desai, Urvi Patel, Suresh K Rathi, Shailesh Wagle, Hemant S Desai
Climate czars have brought up an ascent in mean surface temperature of 2oC above pre-industrial levels will put the earth in unsafe, uncharted region. Heat is less regarded as highly appreciable hazard for Indian Cities. Surat (coastal) city is highly vulnerable to climate change due to its...
April, 2016
Author: Vikas Desai, Shailesh Wagle, Suresh Kumar Rathi, Urvi Patel, Hemant S. Desai, Kaplesh Khatri
A wealth of information is available on extreme heat and humidity associated with mortality for cities of the developed world, but there is a dearth in the literature for coastal cities of the developing world. The aim of the present study was to assess the effect of ambient heat on all-cause...
April, 2016
Author: UHCRC
Urban health is the recent agenda in India. While it’s in developmental phase need to consider climate change in urban health planning have strongly emerged. Due to its location, socio demographic profile, industrialisation, floods and climate events Surat city is vulnerable to climate...
March, 2016
An interview with Mrs. Patcharin Chai-rob a local research coordinator for the Thailand Research Fund (TRF). She shared about the development of the research in line with the strategy of dealing with climate change and giving benefit to the community from the water management. The building...
March, 2016
Author: Richard Friend, Pakamas Thinphanga, Chanisada Choosuk, Khanin Hutanuwatr, Yanyong Inmuong, Jawanit Kittitornkool, Bart Lambregts, Buapun Promphakping, Thongchai Roachanakanan, Poon Thiengburanathum, Santiparp Siriwattanaphaiboon
This report summarises a series of studies carried out by a multi-disciplinary team of Thai scholars. It focuses on the dynamics of urbanisation and climate change risks, and on the linkages between urbanisation, climate change and emerging patterns of urban poverty and vulnerability. It provides...
February, 2016
Author: ISET–International, Climate Change Coordination Office of Da Nang city (CCCO Da Nang) and Center Vietnam Institute of Water Resources (CVIWR)
Da Nang is the socio-economic center of the central region of Vietnam and plays a critical role in regional and national development. However, the city is facing huge pressures related to water resources owing to socio-economic development, population growth, water use in upstream area and...
February, 2016
Author: ISET–International, Climate Change Coordination Office of Da Nang city (CCCO Da Nang) and Center Vietnam Institute of Water Resources (CVIWR)
Da Nang is the socio-economic center of the central region of Vietnam and plays a critical role in regional and national development. However, the city is facing huge pressures related to water resources owing to socio-economic development, population growth, water use in upstream area and...
February, 2016
Author: ISET–International, Climate Change Coordination Office of Da Nang city (CCCO Da Nang) and Center Vietnam Institute of Water Resources (CVIWR)
Da Nang is the socio-economic center of the central region of Vietnam and plays a critical role in regional and national development. However, the city is facing huge pressures related to water resources owing to socio-economic development, population growth, water use in upstream area and...