Climate Change and India: Vulnerability Assessment and Adaptation

Front Cover
Universities Press, 2003 - 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.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

User Review - Flag as inappropriate

it has the information I needed

Contents

Message
xxxiii
Climate Change Impacts on Infrastructure and Energy
25
Tools for Vulnerability Assessment and Adaptation
29
Future Climate Scenarios
69
Greenhouse Gas Emission Scenarios
128
Impacts of Climate Change on Water Sector
159
Impacts of Climate Change on Agriculture
193
Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change in the Forest
227
Climate Change Impacts on Natural Ecosystems
266
Systems
291
Impacts of Climate Change on Coastal Zones
326
Challenges Ahead
389
References
429
Subject Index
455
Copyright

Common terms and phrases

Bibliographic information