Climate Change Issues in Sri Lanka – Volume 1 (2012)




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This volume of the climate change magazine is a collection of articles on the general theme of inclusive growth and covers several other climate-related issues such as water, agriculture, and the ocean. In agriculture, climate change impacts related to the rice, tea, and coconut sectors are discussed. Similarly, coastal erosion and coral reef depletion are examined when looking at ocean-related issues. Moreover, essays critical of the general issues pointed out post-Copenhagen, post-Durban, and post-Rio+20 conferences are highlighted under the context of sustainable development. Reviews of the UNDP’s Human Development Reports that focus on climate change and sustainable development are also carried out with a general account of IPS activities on climate change research.

Funding Agency: People’s Bank and Think Tank Initiative