Global Warming Workshop

Proceedings of

National Workshop on Global Warming and its Implications for Kerala

CONTENTS

Cover Page
Message of Chief Minister
Preface
1
Key note address
2
Inaugural Address
3
Poem by Padma Shri ONV Kurup

General Session :

"Global Warming- Causes and Concerns"

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Carbon Financing – KfW Carbon Fund Perspectives:
K Usha Rao, Program Manager, KfW Carbon Fund, New Delhi.
5
Global Warming: Causes and Concerns:
Brahmanand Mohanty, Regional Adviser for Asia, French Environment and Energy Management Agency (ADEME).
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Global Warming and Climate Change in India during the Recent Hundred Years:
Dr. P.V.Joseph,Professor Emeritus, Cochin University of Science and Technology.

Technical Session 1

“Natural Resources with Special Reference to Forests in Western Ghats”

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Climate Change and Forests:
N.H. Ravindranath,Centre for Sustainable Technologies, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.
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Forestry – “A Magic Answer” on Global Warming?:
T P Sasikumar, Cabinet Secretariat, New Delhi
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Strategies for Increasing Tree Cover in the State of Kerala
K K Srivastava,Kerala Forest Department
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Forest Management in a changing climate:
Bransdon Corrie,Kerala Forest Department
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Sundarban and Global warming – the real threat:
A K Raha,West Bengal Forest Department
(could not present in person)

Technical Session 2

Bamboo: A Global Cooling Agent

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Bamboo - Carbon Sequestration Associated Livelihood Opportunities and Sustainable Development:
D.N. Tewari,Vice-Chairman,State Planning Board, Chhattisgarh, Raipur(could not present in person)
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Bamboo plantations: An Approach to Carbon Sequestration:
K K Seethalakshmi,Kerala Forest Research Institute Peechi
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Feasibility Study for Bamboo based Carbon Credit generation in Nagaland:
Kamesh Salaam,Chairperson, World Bamboo Organization
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Bamboo Resources, People and the Environment:
V. Sivaram,Department of Botany, Bangalore University, Bangalore
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Achievements and Challenges in Micropropagation of Bamboo:
E. M. Muralidharan,Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi
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Status of Bamboo Sector in Kerala:
S Sankar,Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi

Technical Session 3

Global Warming and Transport

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Global Warming and Impact in Transport Sector:
R M Nair,Inland Waterways Authority of India (Ex-Member)
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Economic Recession and Climatic Change:
G Ravikumar,National Transportation Planning and Research Centre (NATPAC), Thiruvananthapuram
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Summary of the Session:
MN Prasad, Chairman of the Session

Technical Session 4

“Energy, Industry and Carbon Economics”

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Green Building concepts – Practices:
S Raghupthy, CII-Sohrabji Godrej Green Business Centre, Hyderabad.
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Multipurpose Small Hydro Power and Global Warming:
V K Damodaran, Vice Chairman, Energy Management Centre – Kerala, Trivandrum.
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Understanding the impact of Climate Change – a need of the hour:
C K Rajan, Centre for Monsoon Studies, CUSAT (Ex- Director).
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Gypsum – A building block for Green homes:
K Jayachandran, Fertilisers and Chemicals Travancore Limited, Kochi, Kerala.
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A Plea for Realism and Proportionality in role of India in Combating Global Warming:
S D Jeyaprasad, Member Secretary, Kerala State Pollution Control Board.

Plenary Session and Recommendations

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