5 edition of Energy, Environment, and Sustainable Development in the Himalayas found in the catalog.
by South Asia Books
Written in English
|Contributions||P. Venkata Ramana (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||224|
Project Title: Coping with Uncertainties: Building Community Resilience and Ecosystem Based Adaptation to Climate Change in the Indian Himalayan Region (CwU) Location: India (Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Sikkim) Duration: Three Years (July - June ) Agroforestry in Himachal Pradesh Photo: IUCN / India Project Background: The impacts of climate change strongly affect the . Book Details. Himalayas, a name synonymous with mythology, human endurance, and climate change. Did you know that it is one of the youngest mountain ranges in the world and that it has all of the 14 ‘Eight thousander’ peaks.
This open access volume is the first comprehensive assessment of the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) region. It comprises important scientific research on the social, economic, and environmental pillars of sustainable mountain development and will serve as a basis for evidence-based decision-making to safeguard the environment and advance people’s well-being. Sustainable development must ensure that the environment is protected and that there are sufficient resources for future generations. If we continue to destroy our environment at this current rate, and devour energy resources like oil, then future generations might not be able to survive.
contribution of environment to economic development. With this in mind, this chapter is divided into three sections. The first part deals with the functions and role of environment. The second section discusses the state of India’s environment and the third section deals with steps and strategies to achieve sustainable development. The concept of sustainable tourism, as developed by the World Tourism Organization (WTO) in the context of the United Nations sustainable development process, refers to tourist activities” leading to management of all resources in such a way that economic, social and aesthetic needs can be fulfilled while maintaining cultural integrity.
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Get this from a library. Energy, environment, and sustainable development in the Himalayas: proceedings of the National Workshop on Energy and Environmental Issues in Mountain Development, held on September in Shimla, India.
[Pradeep Monga; P Venkata Ramana; Tata Energy Research Institute.; Himachal Pradesh Energy Development Agency.;]. 5 Use ecosystem-based tourism for development but with safeguards and local benefits High mountain, adventure, biodiversity and nature tourism is the most obvious route to economic development in the Himalayas.
But this tourism is greatly dependent on the ecology of the region. If the environment degrades, tourism will also be impacted. The book should be much interest to scholars with academic orientation scientific approach management and development planner and to all students of geography and environment involved in sustainable development and environment protection.
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This document is the first comprehensive assessment of the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) region. It comprises important scientific research on the social, economic, and environmental pillars of sustainable mountain development and will serve as a basis for evidence-based decision-making to safeguard the environment and advance people’s well-being.
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Development of hydropower to cater the energy demand of the nation at the first instance and meeting the energy demand of the region as a whole in the long run should be considered as the best. This open access book provides a comprehensive assessment of the Hindu Kush Himalaya region, on social, economic and environmental level.
It presents leading knowledge on sustainable mountain development and policy solutions to safeguard the environment and advance people’s well-being. The report states that as there is great potential for growth in the Indian Himalayan Region (IHR), it must be managed so that it focuses on marginalised areas and groups, ensures jobs, promotion of local culture, tourism products and also contributes to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), particularly Goal 8 (‘Decent work and.
This book deals with a gamut of issues related to energy efficiency, development and environment with a view to provide a systematic framework for the efficient utilization of energy. While analysing the barriers and drivers for energy-efficiency investments, it focuses on mobilization of private capital and the commercialization of energy.
Book Description. From the Foundations in Global Studies series, this student-friendly text follows a two-pronged approach to help readers understand the globalizing processes relating to environment and sustainability, which are examined in a range of disciplines, including environmental studies, geography, global studies, political science, international affairs, comparative politics, and.
Facilitating sustainable energy transitions at the top of the world. | Energy & Climate, Poverty & Equity, Sustainable Development. By Pallav Purohit, researcher with the IIASA Air Quality and Greenhouse Gases Program. More than million people in Hindu Kush Himalaya-countries still lack basic access to electricity.
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