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CLIMATE CHANGE 2019

The 3rd International Conference on Climate Change ’19 – (ICCC 2019) was organized by The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM), Sri Lanka in collaboration with Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia and Hacettepe University as the Co – Hosting Partners of the conference. The Colombo Plan, Sri Lanka, Malaysian Nature Society, Environmental Foundation, and Thuru, Sri Lanka became the successful strategic partners of the Conference.

Abstract Book 2019

 Inauguration Ceremony

The Conference was held on 21st – 22nd February 2019 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia under the theme “Adaptation and Mitigation in practice: Local and Global innovations”. ICCC 2019 was chaired by Dr. Erandathie (Erandi) Lokupitiya (Senior Lecturer, Department of Zoology and Environment Sciences, University of Colombo).

The opening remarks of ICCC 2019 were made by Conference Chair Dr. Erandathie (Erandi) Lokupitiya (Senior Lecturer, Department of Zoology and Environment Sciences, University of Colombo) together with Mr. Isanka P. Gamage (Managing Director, The International Institute of Knowledge Management). The most significant event during ICCC 2019 was the participation of Honorable Minister Ms. Yeo Bee Yin (Minister of Energy, Technology, Science, Environment and Climate Change, Malaysia).

Keynote Forum

The 3rd International Conference on Climate Change ’19 – (ICCC 2019) was a great platform for researchers, academicians, scholars and activists worldwide and members of professional bodies to exchange their newest knowledge.

Keynote forum was one of the most significant moments during the Conference and it was enlightened by three keynote speeches.

The first keynote speech was done by Asst. Prof. Masayuki Kondo (Center for Environmental Remote Sensing (CEReS), Chiba University, Japan) on the topic “The Effects of Land Use Changes on Current Terrestrial Carbon Cycle”. The second keynote speech was delivered by Prof. Dan Binkley (Emeritus Professor, Department of Ecosystem Science and Sustainability, Colorado State University, USA) on the topic “Insights on Sustainability for a Changing Future”.

The third keynote speech was delivered by Prof. Dr. Ahmad Zaharin Aris (Dean, Faculty of Environmental Studies, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia) on the theme Climate Change: Are the Small Islands ‘Drowning’?.

Conference Chair

Dr. Erandathie (Erandi) Lokupitiya

Senior Lecturer,

Department of Zoology and Environment Sciences,

University of Colombo.

Yeo Bee Yin Minister of Energy, Technology, Science, Environment and Climate Change Malaysia

The Honorable Chief Guest

Yeo Bee Yin

Minister of Energy, Technology, Science,
Environment and Climate Change
Malaysia

Keynote Sparker

Asst. Prof. Masayuki Kondo

Center for Environmental Remote Sensing (CEReS)
Chiba University, Japan

Speech Title: “The Effects of Land Use Changes on Current Terrestrial Carbon Cycle”

Keynote Speaker

Prof. Dan Binkley

Emeritus Professor
Department of Ecosystem Science and Sustainability
Colorado State University, USAa

Speech Title: “Insights on Sustainability for a Changing Future”

Keynote Speaker

Prof. Dr. Ahmad Zaharin Aris

Dean, Faculty of Environmental Studies
University Putra Malaysia
Malaysia

Prof. Sarva Mangala Praveena Plenary Speaker_ICCC 2019

Plenary Speaker

Prof. Sarva Mangala Praveena
Associate Professor & Unit Head (Environmental Health)
Department of Environmental and Occupational Health
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Universiti Putra Malaysia
Malaysia

Publication

Conference Proceedings


All accepted abstracts for 3rd International Conference on Climate Change 2019 (ICCC 2019), published in the conference abstract book with an associated ISBN 978-955-3605-25-2.

All full papers sent for conference proceedings will be subjected to double blind reviewing process and will be published electronically with an ISSN 2513-258X in the proceedings with a DOI Number (DOI prefix: 10.17501).

Disasters

Disasters is a journal reporting on all aspects of disaster studies, policy and management. It provides a forum for academics, policymakers and practitioners to publish high-quality research and practice concerning natural catastrophes, anthropogenic disasters, complex political emergencies and protracted crises around the world.


Online ISSN 1467-7717
Editors in Chief Sara Pantuliano, John Twigg, Helen Young and Matthew Foley
Publisher Wiley Online Library
Journal Link https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/14677717
Indexed in PubMed , ProQuest, CABI, EBSCO, AGI, IPSA, GALE Cengage, GEOBASE, and many more

Climate Change Economics (CCE)

Climate Change Economics (CCE) specifically devoted to the papers in the area of climate change economics and also focuses on the theoretical and empirical papers devoted to analyses of mitigation, adaptation, impacts, and other issues related to the policy and management of greenhouse gases.


Print ISSN 2010-0078
Online ISSN 2010-0086
Editor in Chief Prof Robert Mendelsohn
Publisher World Scientific
Journal Link https://www.worldscientific.com/worldscinet/cce
Indexed in SSCI, Social Sciences Citation, Social Sciences Edition, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Clarivate Analytics and many more.

Special Events

 Workshop on Scholarly Publications

This publication workshop was intended to disseminate knowledge on writing scientific papers and scholarly publications to assist future researchers. The workshop was conducted by Dr. Erandathie (Erandi) Lokupitiya, Senior Lecturer, Department of Zoology and Environment Sciences, University of Colombo) and Prof. Dan Binkley (Emeritus Professor, Department of Ecosystem Science and Sustainability, Colorado State University, USA).

Panel Discussion

Panel Discussion was moderated by Asst. Prof. Masayuki Kondo (Center for Environmental Remote Sensing (CEReS), Chiba University, Japan) on the topic “Good Practices in National Level Climate Change Mitigation”.

The panelists were;

  • Sarva Mangala Praveena,Associate Professor & Unit Head (Environmental Health),Department of Environmental and Occupational Health,Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences,Universiti Putra Malaysia
  • Elizabeth Philip, Head of Climate Change and Forestry Programme, Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM),Malaysia.
  • Erandathie (Erandi) Lokupitiya (Senior Lecturer, Department of Zoology and Environment Sciences, University of Colombo)
  • Geeta S. Joshi, Associate Professor, Civil Engineering Department, Faculty of Technology & Engineering, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara

Technical Sessions

ICCC 2019 comprised of six (06) technical sessions along with a poster session. The technical sessions were under the below themes.

  • Climate Change, Vulnerability, Adaptation, Mitigation And Policy Interventions
  • Climate Change, Health And Gender Related Issues
  • Climate Change And Agriculture
  • Assessing The Impact To Climate Change
  • Climate Change In Rural And Urban Environments
  • Climate Change And Local Adaptation, Knowledge And Awareness

ICCC 2019 Participants

ICCC 2019 was a great platform for eminent researchers and policy makers from across the globe to share their research findings with one another and to discuss the policy implications. The conference provided a refreshing experience for all, especially for the young researchers who had the opportunity to share their research findings on an international platform and to gain a better understanding about how other individuals and organizations are meeting the Climate change challenges.

The conference was comprised of international researchers representing following Nations.

  • Sri Lanka
  • Malaysia
  • China
  • US
  • Brazil
  • India
  • Bangladesh
  • United Kingdom
  • Indonesia
  • Israel
  • Australia
  • Nepal
  • Switzerland
  • France
  • Finland

Session Chairs


ICCC 2019

  • Ley Juen, Universiti Putra Malaysia,Malaysia
  • Geeta Shivshanker Joshi, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda,India
  • Ahmad Makmom, Universiti Putra Malaysia,Malaysia
  • Elinie Zani, University Putra Malaysia,Malaysia

Evaluation Panel Members


ICCC 2019

  • Asst. Prof. Masayuki Kondo (Banaras Hindu University, India)
  • Prof. Sarva Mangala Praveena (Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia)
  • Dr. Erandathie Lokupitiya (University of Colombo, Sri Lanka)
  • Prof. Ahmad Zaharin Aris (Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia)

Scientific Committee

  • Scott Denning, Colorado State University, USA
  • Pete Smith, University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom
  • Prabir Patra, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC), Japan
  • Divya Pandey, University of York, United Kingdom
  • Keith Paustian, Colorado State University, USA
  • Eleanor Milne, University of Leicester, UK
  • Kevin Schaefer, University of Colorado, USA
  • Catherine Stewart, United States Department of Agriculture, USA
  • Sarath Kotagama, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Chandana Jayaratne, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Mr DN Sirisena, Department of Agriculture, Sri Lanka
  • Sarva Mangala Praveena, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Deepthi Wickramasinghe, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Inoka Suraweera, Ministry of Health, Sri Lanka
  • Rangajeewa Rathnayake, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
  • Hemanthi Ranasinghe, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka
  • Amanullah, University of Agriculture Peshawar, Pakistan
  • Nilanthi Bandara, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka
  • Pramuditha Waidyarathne, Coconut Research Institute of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka
  • S. K. Gunatilake, University of Sbaragamuwa, Sri Lanka
  • Ahmad Kamruzzaman Majumder, Stamford University, Bangladesh
  • K. Maudood Elahi, Stamford University, Bangladesh
  • Lal Mervin Dharmasiri, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka
  • Ashutosh Mohanty, Shoolini University, Bangaladesh
  • Martha W. Kiarie-Makara, Daystar University, Kenya
  • Mohammad Arif Kamal, Aligarh Muslim University, India

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