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Contribution of traditional knowledge to complement climate change research in two extreme ecosystem scenarios in India

Gautam S K and Roy-Basu A , 2011

Proceedings of International workshop on indigenous peoples, marginal populations, and climate change: vulnerability adaptation and traditional knowledge. IPMPCC, Mexico

Abstract

Climate change causes significant threats to the achievement of the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), especially those related to eliminating poverty and promoting environmental sustainability. Unpredictable variations in key climatic parameters are affecting poor communities that are already facing challenges related to food insecurity, environmental degradation, economic instability and various other effects of globalization

Keyword(s)

climate change, sustainable development, environmental degradation, economic instability