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Climate Change: Is Southeast Asia Up to the Challenge?

Climate Change: Is Southeast Asia Up to the Challenge?

AESAN nations are among the most affected by climate change. Can they be effective at the international level?

This report summarises an IDEAS workshop in Jakarta ahead of the Copenhagen climate summit. 

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Climate Change: Is Southeast Asia Up to the Challenge?

Published January 2010

Chapters

Foreword: Climate Change - Is Southeast Asia up to the Challenge?
Dr Munir Majid

Opening Address: Climate Change - A Global Concern
Mr. Gita Wirjawan, Head of Indonesia's Investment Coordinating Board

The Economics of Climate Change in Southeast Asia: A Regional Review
Mr. Jörn Brömmelhörster, Asian Development Bank

The Costs of Neglect of Climate Change Consequences: The Example of the Forestry Sector
Dr. Tim Forsyth, LSE

The Impact of Climate Change and Climate Variability on Haze Occurrences in Malaysia/Southeast Asia
Prof. Fredolin Tangang, National University of Malaysia

Is there an ASEAN policy on Climate Change?
Dr. Raman Letchumanan, ASEAN Secretariat

NGO Activity on Climate Change in Southeast Asia. How Far has Civil Society been involved?
Mr. Abdon Nabadan, Indigenous People's Alliance (AMAN)

Natural or Unnatural Disasters: the Relative Vulnerabilities of Southeast Asian megacities to Climate Change
Mr. Rafael Senga, WWF International

Closing Address
Dr Surin Pitsuwan, Secretary-General ASEAN Secretariat

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