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Climate change and India – a new free online resource

01.09.2006
The Science and Development Network (SciDev.Net) today launches a free online resource on climate change and India.

India's growing economy makes it a key contributor to greenhouse gas emissions — currently the world's fifth largest. But what does India’s future emissions profile look like? Should the country be pressurised to curb its emissions? And how can it adapt to the consequences of global climate change?

SciDev.Net's spotlight examines these issues through facts and figures, features and opinion pieces from international journalists and key stakeholders.

www.scidev.net/climate/india

This new resource completes a series of spotlights on climate change in Brazil, China and India, three of the largest greenhouse gas emitters in the developing world. The spotlights provide topical news, opinion, background reading and links to relevant organisations.

These spotlights feature as part of SciDev.Net's online resource for those interested in the relationship between climate change and development. It provides an informed guide to the issues at the heart of international debate, including the threat of sea-level rise, the use of carbon sinks, adaptation and vulnerability, and the accuracy of climate models.

To see this resource visit: www.scidev.net/climate

SciDev.Net is a free access website and material can be reproduced without charge providing that the source and author are credited.

Jemima Tonks | alfa
Further information:
http://www.scidev.net/climate/india
http://www.scidev.net/climate

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