Internal climate migrants are rapidly becoming the human face of climate change. According to this new World Bank report, without urgent global and national climate action, Sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia and Latin America could see more than 140 million people move within their countries’ borders by 2050.
The Brahmaputra River originates in the Tibetan area of China and flows through China, Bhutan, India and Bangladesh, before reaching the sea at the Bay of Bengal. The use of its water resources has become the source of contention between different users in some parts of the river, involving multiple jurisdictions and countries. This report analyses key factors that affect transboundary water cooperation, as well as potential areas of future cooperation.
South Asia is on the front line in confronting the implications of climate change and addressing the consequences for security. To analyse this and more, the Global Military Advisory Council on Climate Change (GMACCC) has just released its report “Climate Change and Security in South Asia”.
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.
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.
Connecting the Drops: An Indus Basin Roadmap for Cross-Border Water Research and Policy Coordination. Observer Research Foundation/Stimson/Sustainable Development Policy Institute.
Climate Change, Complexity and Resilient Communites. Case study: Tajikistan. International Alert 2013.
Indian Ocean Rising: Maritime Security and Policy Challenges. Washington, D.C.: Stimson.
Environmental Change and Ripples for Water Security in Southern Asia. Centre for NTS Studies.
Cooperation from Strength. The United States, China and the South China Sea. Washington, DC: CNAS.