Climate Change Adaptation: Services and Role of Information Communication Technology (ICT) in India
American Journal of Environmental Protection
Volume 4, Issue 1, February 2015, Pages: 70-74
Received: Jan. 23, 2015; Accepted: Feb. 6, 2015; Published: Feb. 10, 2015
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Anup Prakash Upadhyay, Indian Institute of Forest management, Nehru Nagar, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India
Arvind Bijalwan, Indian Institute of Forest management, Nehru Nagar, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India
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Abstract
Changing climate is one the most challenging issue that humankind is facing and its intensity seems to be more throbbing in the time to come. In order to overcome the alarming situation of climate change, mitigation and adaptation are two alternatives. On one hand, the mitigation is gradual and long term process however on other adaptation is usually based on quick responses to the changing scenario. Adaptation requires effective and timely delivery and exchange of all supporting mechanism and meteorological information, thus successful adaptation to climate change necessitate the Information Communication Technologies (ICT) to disseminate the information in multifarious ways. ICT not only reduce the time lag but also systemically transform the information through networked governance. ICTs can play a crucial role in supporting public outreach, building a data base, creating awareness for the adaptation against the impact of climate change and thus secure well being of biophysical entities.
Keywords
Climate Change, Information Communication Technologies (ICT), Adaptation, Mitigation, Climatic Aberration, Geography, Biophysical Entities
To cite this article
Anup Prakash Upadhyay, Arvind Bijalwan, Climate Change Adaptation: Services and Role of Information Communication Technology (ICT) in India, American Journal of Environmental Protection. Vol. 4, No. 1, 2015, pp. 70-74. doi: 10.11648/j.ajep.20150401.20
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