In this report, various challenges faced by Asia-Pacific's most vulnerable areas to disasters attributed to climate change are specified, and a qualitative analysis is made on the instability of public security, politics and social climate observed in the region. The purpose of these two exercises is to gain insight into the situation through the overlapping of natural science and social science perspectives.
This volume is the second publication under the ASEAN-Canada Research Partnership project and builds on the project's first phase on economic inequality amid growth.
This report focuses on energy-water conflicts which are linked to the coal industry's impact on current and future water demand. Published by Greenpeace International, the study features five case studies of water conflicts due to coal expansion and identifies regions in which already existing and planned coal plants will further aggravate water scarcity.
Planning for India’s energy future requires addressing multiple and simultaneous economic, social and environmental challenges. While there has been conceptual progress towards harnessing their synergies, there are limited methodologies available for operationalizing a multiple objective framework for development and climate policy.
Pro-poor Resource Governance under Changing Climates. Addressing vulnerabilities in rural Bangladesh, Bolivia, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Ecuador and India. IASS Study. Potsdam.
Food, water, and energy security in South Asia: A nexus perspective from the Hindu Kush Himalayan region. Environmental Science & Policy, Vol. 39, Pages 35–48.
Dispute or Dialogue? Community perspectives oncompany-led grievance mechanisms. International Institute for Environment and Development.
Copper Bottomed? Bolstering the Aynak contract: Afghanistan’s first major mining deal. London: Global Witness.
The New Great Walls. A Guide to China’s Overseas Dam Industry. Second edition. Berkeley: International Rivers.
Water and energy dynamics in the Greater Himalayan region: opportunities for environmental peacebuilding. Oslo: Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre.