All pages with keywords: Asia

Successful adaptation to climate change needs new blends of research approaches

Successful adaptation to climate change needs new blends of research approaches

a commentary by Declan Conway, Patrick Curran 17 June, 2019

Declan Conway and Patrick Curran use recent findings from research into different risk assessment approaches and adaptation planning in climate change ‘hotspots’ in Africa and Asia to show the value of hybrid methods for creating more sustainable adaptation strategies. read more »


Coping with climate risk: the role of institutions, governance and finance in private adaptation decisions of the poor

a working paper by Tom McDermott, David Castells-Quintana, Maria del Pilar Lopez-Uribe 20 July, 2015

This paper looks at adaptation from the point of view of households. It asks how political and economic institutions may help or hinder adaptation decisions. read more »


Climate change and the geographical and institutional drivers of economic development

a working paper by Tom McDermott, David Castells-Quintana, Maria del Pilar Lopez-Uribe 8 July, 2015

This paper reviews the potential effects of climate change on the prospects for long-run economic development. Produced as part of the Pathways to Resilience in Semi-arid Economies project. read more »


Social vulnerability in three high-poverty climate change hot spots: What does the climate change literature tell us?

Social vulnerability in three high-poverty climate change hot spots: What does the climate change literature tell us?

a research article by Declan Conway 20 December, 2014

This paper reviews the state of knowledge on social vulnerability to climate change in three hot spots (deltas, semi-arid regions and snowpack- or glacier-fed river basins) in Africa, Central Asia and South Asia, using elements of systematic review methods. read more »


Low-Carbon Green Growth in Asia: Policies and Practices

Low-Carbon Green Growth in Asia: Policies and Practices

a book by Alex Bowen 27 January, 2013

Joint study by the Asian Development Bank and Asian Development Bank Institute. read more »


Action on climate change in Asia’s self-interest. Asia 2050: realizing the Asian century

Action on climate change in Asia’s self-interest. Asia 2050: realizing the Asian century

a research article by Cameron Hepburn 19 March, 2011

This chapter examines the issue of whether low-carbon growth might be in the self-interest of key Asian countries.  Individually, the leading countries in Asia are very important to each … read more »