CICERO - Center for International Climate Research

Mapping vulnerability to multiple stressors: Climate change and globalization in India

Karen O'Brien, Robin Leichenko, Ulka Kelkar, Henry Venema, Guro Aandahl, Heather Tompkins, Akram Javed, Suruchi Bhadwal, Stephen Barg, Lynn P. Nygaard, Jennifer Joy West

This report presents a new methodology for mapping regional vulnerability of a given economic sector to climate change plus other global stressors. National vulnerability profiles for each stressor are created using selected indicators, areas of double exposure are identified, and local case studies carried out. The vulnerability of agriculture in India to climate change and economic globalization is used as an example.

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