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Energy, Climate and the Environment

Governance Approaches to Mitigation of and Adaptation to Climate Change in Asia

Editors: Ha, H., Dhakal, T. (Eds.)

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Academics and practitioners from across Asia and beyond revisit the issues and impact of climate change in Asia. They examine the preconditions for good governance regarding climate change, and the role of state and non-state actors in climate change governance, and explore different political-legal frameworks.

About the authors

Amita Singh, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India A.K.M. Ahsan Ullah, American University in Cairo, Egypt R. Lalitha S. Fernando, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka Gamini Herath, Monash University, Malaysia Izumi Tsurita, Ocean Policy Research Institute, Japan Daisuke Sano, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies, Thailand S.V.R.K. Prabhakar, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies, Japan Misa Aoki, Kyoto University, Japan Reina Mashimo, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies, Japan Md Shafiqul Islam, is the Executive Director of CRP, Bangladesh Ashok Kumar Singha, Xavier Institute of Management, India Suvra Majumdar, Bureau of Energy Efficiency, India Abhik Saha, Independent Scholar Somnath Hazra, International Development Research Institute, Canada Vinay Sharma, Indian Institute of Technology, India Ken Coghill, Monash University, Australia Ramanie Samaratunge, Monash University, Australia Mahendra Sethi, National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA), India Subhakanta Mohapatra, Indira Gandhi National Open University, India Bimal Raj Regmi, Flinders University, Australia Dinanath Bhandari, Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction Programme in Practical Action, Nepal Isaias S Sealza, Xavier University, India

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  • Governance Approaches to Mitigation of and Adaptation to Climate Change in Asia: An Introduction

    Ha, Huong (et al.)

    Pages 1-10

  • Climate Change, Vanishing Ecosystems and the Challenge of Achieving Human Prosperity

    Singh, Amita

    Pages 13-37

  • The Interplay between Climate Change, Economy and Displacement: Experience from Asia

    Ullah, A. K. M. Ahsan

    Pages 38-55

  • Disaster Communication in Mitigating Climate Change in Sri Lanka: Problems and Prospects

    Fernando, R. Lalitha S.

    Pages 56-67

  • Climate Change and global Environmental Governance: The Asian Experience

    Herath, Gamini

    Pages 68-83

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Governance Approaches to Mitigation of and Adaptation to Climate Change in Asia
Editors
  • H. Ha
  • T. Dhakal
Series Title
Energy, Climate and the Environment
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-32521-1
DOI
10.1057/9781137325211
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-32520-4
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-45925-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXVI, 275
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