The climate is changing and the earth is warming up. Significant and lasting statistical change in distribution of weather patterns have been noticed and these changes in large are found to originate from human activities. Climate change has been recognized as a major concern for countries throughout the world, for both industrialized and developing.
c-hed has been associating with the International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI) in a major project for assessing the impacts of climate change on the city of Cochin. The assignment is ongoing.
Earlier in this regard, c-hed had coordinated and successfully completed a major project – “Possible Vulnerabilities of Cochin, India, to Climate Change Impacts and Response Strategies to Increase Resilience” with the support of Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA.