Blogs Label: Takeaways

Need for Heat Action Plans in India

Takeaways Author: Nimish Jha, Usha P Raghupathi, Prof. Ajit Tyagi

Sizzling heat has lately affected people's life considerably in India, exposing them to severe temperatures and public health risks. This continuous heat wave so far has killed more than 2,300 people through June 2015 this year. Heat waves in India are an annual recurring phenomenon with extreme events striking in 1998, 2002, 2003 2010 and most recently in June this year (2015).

Indonesian recommendations for COP21

Takeaways Author: Ratri Sutarto, Elly Ratni

The Regional Forum on Climate Change, hosted in Bangkok July 1st – 3rd, 2015, aimed to influence climate policy in the region and to provide inputs for ASEAN’s position in global negotiation especially for the upcoming COP 21 in Paris, France. Indonesia took advantage of this opportunity and Rizaldi Boer from CCROM-SEAP IPB led a very interesting session for Low Carbon Asia Research Network (LoCARNET) on formulating integrated policies between mitigation and adaptation.