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.
Environmental Vulnerability: Studies & Presentations
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.
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.
Environmental degradation and poverty are linked in regards to development, however, the nature of their relationship is difficult to decipher. With about 30% of India’s population living below the poverty line and up to 50% of the population depending on natural resources that are being increasingly exploited and degraded, millions of people are in jeopardy.
The purpose of this paper is to illustrate how investment towards low-carbon development could be materialized in Asia. A thorough review of current financial assistance for developing countries in Asia was conducted, and the amount of funding proved to be relatively modest to achieve the aim.