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Understanding uncertainty: views from Kachchh, Mumbai and Sundarbans

Source(s):  All India Disaster Mitigation Institute (AIDMI)

This issue of focuses on the theme of climate related uncertainty. This issue draws heavily from the work of the Research Council of Norway (RCN) funded project 'Climate Change, Uncertainty and Transformation'. This project spawned three roundtables recently held at Gandhinagar, Mumbai, and Kolkata to understand the perspectives of various stakeholders such as policy makers, administrators, climate scientists, activists and community leaders on climate related uncertainty. This issue is replete with the insights of these stakeholders on how they understand, experience, interpret and are impacted by climate change related uncertainty. 

This issue's contents includes: (i) Understanding Uncertainty in the Context of Climate Change; (ii) Tackling Uncertainty in a Changing Climate: Lessons from Gujarat, Mumbai and the Sundarbans; (iii) Bridging the Gaps in Uncertainty and Climate Change; (iv) Climate Change Uncertainty in Dryland Kachchh, Gujarat; (v) Taking the Voices of the Community into the Realm of Policy Making; (vi) Climate Change, Uncertainty and Urban Development: The Case of Mumbai; (vii) Climate Change and Uncertainty in Delta Areas; (viii) Women, Livelihoods and Climate Related Risks; (ix) Climate Change and the Challenge to Public Health in India; (x) Urban Health Focus in Climate Resilience; (xi) Development and Climate Change Mitigation; (xii) GUIDE's Initiatives for Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation; (xiii) Architecture Design and Addressing Climate Change Uncertainty; (xiv) Climate Change Initiatives in Gujarat: Towards Transformation; (xv) Addressing Climate Change Uncertainty in Dryland Kachchh, India; (xvi) Transforming Urban Governance to Manage Uncertainty and Climate Change in Mumbai, India; (xvii) Bringing Together Voices to Address Climate Change Uncertainty in the Indian Sundarbans; and (xviii) Communicating Uncertainty: Key Areas to Consider.

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  • Understanding uncertainty: views from Kachchh, Mumbai and Sundarbans
  • Publication date 2018
  • Number of pages 28 p.

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