Environmental Vulnerability: Studies & Presentations

13 Jul 2015

The links between climate change, economic development and poverty reduction have gained increasing attention over recent years in both the academic and policy literature. In this paper we review potential effects of climate change on the prospects for long-run economic development.

01 Jul 2015

This article discusses the methodology adapted in designing city resilience concepts under changing climate scenarios for two cities in India, namely, Indore and Surat.

25 Jun 2015

This manual demonstrates, through contributions from leading authors, how environmental risk factors such as pollution, chemical contamination and climate change will bring diseases and death. It further emphasizes the importance of reducing environmental threats in order to improve human health.

19 Jun 2015

The U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit provides scientific tools, information, and expertise to help people manage their climate-related risks and opportunities, and improve their resilience to extreme events. The site is designed to serve interested citizens, communities, businesses, resource managers, planners, and policy leaders at all levels of government.

10 Jun 2015

This book contains a multitude of studies of the environment–poverty relationship, such as those in the drylands of Rajasthan and Odisha, the Sunderban Delta, etc., and the urban slums of India and Bangladesh.