Table of contents for Bridge over troubled waters : linking climate change and development / [editor, Shardul Agrawala ; contributors, Ahsan Uddin Ahmed ... et al.].


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Chapter 1. Putting Climate Change in the Development Mainstream:
Introduction and Framework ............................  23
1. Introduction  .............................................  24
2. Weather, climate variability and climate change ...............  25
3. Climate change and development: key links. ..................  26
4. Responses to climate change and the "mainstreaming"
challenge ...............................................  30
5. Status of adaptation policy and mainstreaming efforts .........  32
6. Objectives and scope of this study ...........................  38
7. Framework of analysis ..................................... 42
8. Outline of this volume  .....................................  43
Chapter 2. Climate Analysis  .......................................  45
1. Introduction ............................................ 46
2. Baseline climate ........................................ 48
3. Climate change projections .................................  49
4. Towards prioritising adaptation responses ....................  55
Annex 2.A1. General Circulation Model Abbreviations, Names
and Citations .....................................  59
Chapter 3. Analysis of Donor-supported Activities
and National Plans ......................................  61
1. Introduction ...........   ............................   62
2. Analysis of development aid statistics ........................  63
3. Analysis of development plans and projects. ..................  68
4. Concluding remarks ......... ...........................  80
Notes ....................................................   81
Annex 3.A1. DAC Purpose Codes in the Selection
of Climate-Affected Projects ........................ 82
Chapter 4. Climate Change and Natural Resource Management:
Key Themes from Case Studies .........................   85
1. Introduction ............................................  86
2. Glacier retreat and glacial lake outburst flooding
in the Nepal Himalayas ....................................  86
3. Ice cap melt and forest fire risk on Mount Kilimanjaro ..........  94
4. Climate change and Nile water availability in Egypt ............ 100
5. Climate change and coastal mangroves in Bangladesh and Fiji... 106
6. Mainstreaming GHG mitigation in agriculture and forestry
in Uruguay ............................................. 116
7. Themes emerging from case studies ......................... 122
Chapter 5. Bridging the Gap Between Climate Change
and Development .....................................   133
1. A summary assessment .................................... 134
2. The challenge of implementation ............................ 136
3. A  time of opportunity ......................................  140
4. Five priorities for the road ahead  ............................  143
References.................... . ....... ........ ...............  147



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Economic development Environmental aspects, Climatic changes Economic aspects, Climate and civilization, Desarrollo económico Factores climáticosDesarrollo económico Aspectos ambientalesCambios climáticos Aspectos económicosKlimaatveranderingen, gttEconomische ontwikkeling, gtt