South Asia is dominated by tropical and subtropical climates.
The southwest monsoon is associated with a distinct summer rainfall season in many of these climates.
Excellent illustrations for Mumbai and Delhi are in the climographs.
Some locations on the east coast receive rain from the northeast winter monsoon.
The greatest Paris negotiations are because money from the Green Climate responsibility for action lies with the world's wealthy, and not with trialized countries.
The Paris Agreement was signed by India.
Climate change in South Asia will require major changes to the funding of the region's energy systems after the Indian delega Energy in South Asia complained that the agreement did not go far enough.
Wealthy countries pledged to finance climate initiatives.
It still imports large quantities of coal from Indonesia even though it has vast coal reserves.
India is the leader of the solar alliance of more than 120 countries that will be launched in 2015, with an initial US$30 million pledged to set up the group's headquarters in the country.
India is moving ahead with both wind power and rooftop photovoltaics.
The rains of the southwest monsoon season usually reach southwestern South Asia in late May and spread early industrialization and manufacturing.
Major efforts are June 1 to June 8, 2015, as the wet monsoon airmass approaches India.
The Precarious Situation of Bangladesh is caused by unreliable power and the link between it and investment.
In South Asia, the lack of transmission lines in rural areas and the intense sunlight make it an ideal place for small-scale solar electricity genera.
India has form over the Bay of Bengal.
South Asia suffers from some major environmental problems.
salinization of irrigated lands in the dry areas of Pakistan and western India are just some of the examples.
Upland areas have a lot of deforestation and erosion.
Bangladesh's water problems are caused by rice paddies.
The problem is caused by deforestation of the Ganges and Dam and Reservoirs.
Pakistan and much of north cover slows the flow of water in order to allow rain to soak into the ground in western and central India.
In many areas, farmers have traditionally stored run in river headwaters increases flooding in the wet season, off water from the monsoon rains in small reservoirs for as well as lowers water level during the dry season, when use during the dry months.
The storage facilities have the ability to supplement river flow.
Flooding is a serious problem for people who live in areas where the water tables are falling.
The governments of India and Pakistan have millions of homes.
As much as two-thirds of the water can be inundated by a particularly intense flood.
The experts estimate that 70 percent of the dams are controversial because of the displacement of hundreds of thousands of people.
Mangrove swamp forests thrive in shallow coastal waters in many tropical regions.
Some areas are being cleared to make room for fish and shrimp ponds, while others are being cut down.
Mangrove forests serve as nurseries for many fish and crustacean species.
They can keep pollutants out of the water and protect the shoreline from storm surge.
Mangrove preservation has become a high priority.
The mangroves of Sri Lanka have already been lost.
In the northwest corner of the island, swamp forests were converted into shrimp farms in the 1990s.
The development did not prove sustainable as diseases wiped out most of the shrimp.
The world's first country to protect all of its remaining mangrove forests was Sri Lanka.
The new mangrove-protection scheme in Sri Lanka is getting a lot of attention.
Mangroves were replanted by a U.S.-based group called thrive in Puttalam lagoon.
This US$ 3.4 million initiative combines environmental protection with rural development and women's empowerment in Sri Lanka.
The provision of small, low-interest loans of around US$100 to local residents, mostly women, who generally use the loans to loan recipients must be widows, and the other half start small businesses is a central feature.
In return for their loans, recipients are organized into 1500 groups ecological and economic terms: of the nearly 2000 of around 10 people that are tasked with overseeing a specific area loan made to local women thus far, the repayment of mangroves.
The rate has been over 96 percent for them.
Mangrove forests in Sri of mangroves are under official protection, why have government rangers patrol the 21,782 acres?
They can't be cut for commercial purposes.
The most vulnerable members of local communities are the focus of a social-development program.
The low-lying lands of Bangladesh are prone to floods.
The southwest Narmada Project involves 30 major dams and an exten monsoon which can bring heavy rains.
The Bay of Bengal was approved by the Indian government.
Proponents emphasize that this project will irrigate an additional 6,900 square miles (18,000 square kilometers), but opponents argue that the human and environmental costs will outweigh the benefits.