Browsing: Adaptation

The chain effects of climate change have the potential to increase the risk of disaster exposure (UNDP, 2015). There is the interconnection between climate and disaster resilience. The IPCC descripts the definition of the resilience as “the ability of a system to return to a predisturbed state without incurring any lasting fundamental change”(IPCC, 2015). In other words, it is the ability to recover form negative…

Global Goal for Water The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) contained 17 goals with 169 targets covering a broad range of sustainable development issues. These included ending poverty and hunger, improving health and education, making cities more sustainable, combating climate change, and protecting oceans and forests. Goal 6 is Clean Water and Sanitation: Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all. World…

The self-sustaining floating garden named ‘Swale’ will display in the Hudson River, New York, this summer. The Swale is designed by Marry Matingly, which not only expected to deliver the outstanding design but also inspiring the dwellers regarding food production. Inside, it will be the ‘food forest’ because will be bearing the edible fruits and various types of vegetable plants. Source: http://inhabitat.com/nyc/nycs-first-floating-food-forest-to-hit-the-hudson-river-this-summer/

The pilot residential houses which powered by 100% clean energy from solar-hydrogen hybrid system officially opened in Chiang Mai, Thailand. The project implemented the micro-grid concept with central energy storage facility. The rooftop solar system, with 384.2 kWh generating capacity, are the main source of energy. The houses are ‘Energy-plus-house’. The surplus electricity uses in the hydrogen electrolyser to separate the Hydrogen and kept in…

Sector of industry, business, and commerce shall be concisely setting up the systems of manufacturing, logistic, as well as stringent monitoring system to achieve standard and legal compliance. Moreover, capital cost, interest, and investment feasibility shall be considered under disastrous situation due to direct and direct impact of the situation to the sector as follows. Building, facilities, instruments, equipment, machines could be damaged and unusable…

Tourism industry is sensitive to all kind of situations. Hence any occurrence of disaster always negatively affects the tourism due to lack of tourists’ confidence, in their safety and wellbeing. Disasters also have impacts on tourism entrepreneurs such as hotel and resort owners, guide services; and those who are working in the tourist attractions areas, would be gaining fewer incomes. In accordance with disaster footprint,…

Disasters in Thailand Presently, disastrous situations have been frequently risen up with more complication such as tsunami, mudflow, wildfire, flooding due to over precipitation, overflow dam, flash flood, and storm attack including disasters from political and social violence. These mentioned catastrophes are pricelessly damaging lives and properties and currently a close to home topic for Thailand. A report from Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation,…

Manufacturing sector of Thailand, especially for agricultural sector, has high sensitivity towards climatic condition and climate change. Key factor of this issue is water for manufacturing and production of agricultural products. Negative impacts of imbalance water condition are clearly demonstrated. For examples, crop and livestock productivity are worsen under drought or flooding situations. Besides, not only agricultural disaster caused financial shortage and debt problems for…

Adaptation activities in Thailand The activities related to climate change adaptation started since 2005 on research basis. The main consideration was to link the carbon sequestration from community-based agro-forestry from a community in Sakon Nakorn province with the carbon financial market. In 2008, the climate change issues started to reach out to people through mass media such as television and broadcasting (Bhaktikul, 2012). In 2010…

Climate change is a key driver of changes in social, economic and environmental aspect, which are hard to handle. Many international and national organizations have been studying and understanding the mechanism and impacts of climate change, resulting in new establishments for dealing with climate change. However, it is still difficult to describe or anticipate the climate change situations due to the state of socio-economic and…
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