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Risks & Adaptation

The Risks and Adaptation team examines both local and global environmental risks in order to develop strategies to mitigate them. The team analyses the impact of climate risks on health, agriculture and urban infrastructure, the links between clean energy and water, other human development priorities, and designs effective responses to air and water pollution related problems.

  • 200

    billion USD estimated cost of crops that will be lost in India by 2050 due to global warming
    Source: CEEW Analysis 2015
  • 1.8 billion

    people in South Asia are likely to face chronic water shortage by 2050
    Source: CEEW Analysis 2015
  • 80%

    of water supply to municipalities flows back into the ecosystem as untreated wastewater
    Source: CEEW Analysis 2016
  • The study on India’s adaptation gap reflects the deep insights of authors on this complex subject.

    Ashok Lavasa

    Election Commissioner of India

  • I congratulate CEEW for their efforts and hope this report on climate risk will trigger a public debate and help begin a process of continuous risk assessment.

    S Ramadorai

    Chairman, National Skill Development Agency and National Skill Development Corporation; Trustee, CEEW

  • I am sure that CEEW’s study will serve as an important reference document for different stakeholders in their endeavour towards providing adequate and safe drinking water and proper sanitation facilities for India’s urban population.

    Dr. Isher Judge Ahluwalia

    Chairperson, Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations

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