The Effect of Climate Change on Developing Countries - India (International Track Breakout)

What:
Talk
When:
Thursday Jun 06   01:30 PM to 05:00 PM (3 hours 30 minutes)
Where:
Mary Graydon Center Room 247
Discussion:
0

Instructor: Dr. Farida Khan

Learning Objectives:

The lesson on climate policies in India is aimed to help students:

· Connect how climate change affects economic prospects in the developing world.

· How India is very diverse and large, facing many different prospects and problems with regard to climate change.

· How emerging countries have become large contributors to climate change.

Watch the Videos (1:59:40)

Climate Change India: Policies and Perspectives (1:36:00)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h3pav3oUQxs&list=WL&index=24&t=20s

Climate Change and Rice Yields in Southeastern India (8:40)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A8gcGaIzqIw

Coal Fields in India (The Burning City: People and Power) (25:00)

https://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/uttarakhand-climate-change-widows-indian-villages-180228091933734.html

Required Reading:

Meyer-Ohlendorf, L., & SpringerLink (2018).Drivers of climate change in urban india: Social values, lifestyles, and consumer dynamics in an emerging megacity. Cham: Springer.

· Read Ch 3: The Research Context: India and the Megacity of Hyderabad

Venkataraman, C., Mishra, T., Ghosh, S., Karmakar, S., & SpringerLink (Online service). (2019;2018;).Climate change signals and response: A strategic knowledge compendium for india. Singapore: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-981-13-0280-0

· Manisha, J., Anand B. Rao and Anand Patwardhan. Energy Efficiency Policies in India: Implications for Climate Change Mitigation, p. 289-303.

Mahdi, S. S., (2019).Climate change and agriculture in India: Impact and adaptation. Cham, Switzerland: Springer.

Chapter 17 Adaptation and Mitigation of Climate Change by Improving Agriculture in

India Rattan Lal. 217-227

Rajan, S. I., & Bhagat, R. B. (2017).Climate Change, Vulnerability and Migration. London: Routledge India. Chapter 2. Overlapping Hotspots. (20-42)


In Preparation for the Negotiation:

· Energy Policy Simulator:https://india.energypolicy.solutions/scenarios/home.

· http://deepdecarbonization.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/DDPP_IND.pdf.

· IPCC’s section on Adaptation and Vulnerability for Asia:

· https://www.ipcc.ch/site/assets/uploads/2018/02/WGIIAR5-Chap24_FINAL.pdf.

Recommended:

Dash, S. K., & Hunt, J. C. R. (2007). Variability of climate change in India.Current Science (00113891),93(6), 782–788.

Meyer-Ohlendorf, L., & SpringerLink (2018).Drivers of climate change in urban india: Social values, lifestyles, and consumer dynamics in an emerging megacity. Cham: Springer.

· Read Ch 4: Conceptualisation and Operationalisation – A Social Geography of Climate Change: Social-Cultural Mentalities, Lifestyle, and Related GHG Emission Effects in Indian Cities

Singh N., Mishra T., Banerjee R. (2019) Greenhouse Gas Emissions in India’s Road Transport Sector. In: Venkataraman C., Mishra T., Ghosh S., Karmakar S. (eds)Climate Change Signals and Response. Springer, Singapore. 179-209.

Jajal, P., Kushal Tibrewal, Trupti Mishra, Chandra Venkataraman, Economic Assessment of Climate Mitigation Pathways (2015–2050) for the Brick Sector in India, p. 273-287.

Mahdi, S. S., (2019).Climate change and agriculture in India: Impact and adaptation. Cham, Switzerland: Springer.

Chapter 8 Global Climate Change and Inland Open Water Fisheries in India: Impact

and Adaptations B. K. Das, U. K. Sarkar, and K. Roy 79-95

Kodirekkala, K. R. (2018). Cultural adaptation to climate change among indigenous people of south india. Climatic Change, 147(1), 299-312.


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University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
Chair and Associate Professor of Economics

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