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How will climate change affect forests in Europe?
J. Koskela; A. Buck; E. Teissier du Cros / Bioversity International 2007
Climate change is increasingly recognised as one of the most important challenges faced globally by ecosystems and societies alike. Climate change will alter the environmental conditions to which forest trees in Europe are adapted and...
What are the likely effects of China and India on world energy demand?
International Energy Agency 2007
The rapidly growing economies of China and India will place increasing pressure on the world’s energy resources. This summary of the World Energy Outlook for 2007 projects future energy demands and highlights implications for gl...
A handbook for negotiating environmental agreements
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change 2007
More and more, officials from governments all over the world participate in international environmental negotiations, whether in a bilateral, trilateral or multilateral context. This handbook offers a practical reference tool to assis...
Improving energy security in India and China
S. T√łnnesson; A. Kolas / International Peace Research Institute, Oslo 2006
What is the composition of Indian and Chinese energy consumption and their relative dependence on imported energy (with a focus on oil and gas)? This paper describes the responses of India and China to their need for energy security, ...
Clean energy through Norwegian development assistance: ways to achieve this goal
R. Anderson; R. Bjelland; T. Holtedahl / Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD 2007
Norway has launched its Clean Energy for Development Initiative, thus initiating a process aimed at firmly establishing support to clean and renewable energy as a central pillar in its development cooperation. This report aims to prov...
How can developing countries be engaged in emissions reductions commitments?
J. Parikh / Integrated Research and Action for Development 2007
New ideas are desperately needed for going beyond the carbon emissions reduction commitment period ending in 2012. But what is the strategy to get the developing countries on board? This 3-page summary paper suggests that there would ...
The impact of ecotourism on indigenous rights
Minority Rights Group International 2007
Ecotourism has been heralded as a means to promote economic development while protecting wildlife regions. However, there has been minimal examination of its effect on indigenous people. This briefing argues that many indige...
On the road to Bali: operationalising the Kyoto Protocol Adaptation Fund
E. Sopoaga; E. Massawa; J. Miguez; D. Lesolle / International Institute for Environment and Development 2007
The Adaptation Fund (AF) was created under the Kyoto Protocol to support adaptation measures on the ground, particularly in very vulnerable countries. It is unique both in the way it is financed and in the potential scale of money gen...
Market approaches for ecosystem conservation
J. Bishop; L. Timberlake / World Business Council for Sustainable Development 2007
The Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MA) concludes that some two-thirds of the world’s ecosystem services are degraded or being used unsustainably. This briefing paper outlines the potential for mobilising business and markets t...
The impact of the Rio Tinto ilmenite mine in Madagascar
R. Harbinson / Friends of the Earth 2007
This report assesses the effects of a Rio Tinto owned company's project to for a large scale ilmenite mine in southern Madagascar. It assesses the impacts of the global on the local as perceived by a diversity of local stakeholders, s...
Items 1 to 10 of 1457

Items 1 to 10 of 1457

How will climate change affect forests in Europe?
J. Koskela; A. Buck; E. Teissier du Cros / Bioversity International 2007
Climate change is increasingly recognised as one of the most important challenges faced globally by ecosystems and societies alike. Climate change will alter the environmental conditions to which forest trees in Europe are adapted and...
What are the likely effects of China and India on world energy demand?
International Energy Agency 2007
The rapidly growing economies of China and India will place increasing pressure on the world’s energy resources. This summary of the World Energy Outlook for 2007 projects future energy demands and highlights implications for gl...
A handbook for negotiating environmental agreements
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change 2007
More and more, officials from governments all over the world participate in international environmental negotiations, whether in a bilateral, trilateral or multilateral context. This handbook offers a practical reference tool to assis...
Improving energy security in India and China
S. T√łnnesson; A. Kolas / International Peace Research Institute, Oslo 2006
What is the composition of Indian and Chinese energy consumption and their relative dependence on imported energy (with a focus on oil and gas)? This paper describes the responses of India and China to their need for energy security, ...
Clean energy through Norwegian development assistance: ways to achieve this goal
R. Anderson; R. Bjelland; T. Holtedahl / Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD 2007
Norway has launched its Clean Energy for Development Initiative, thus initiating a process aimed at firmly establishing support to clean and renewable energy as a central pillar in its development cooperation. This report aims to prov...
How can developing countries be engaged in emissions reductions commitments?
J. Parikh / Integrated Research and Action for Development 2007
New ideas are desperately needed for going beyond the carbon emissions reduction commitment period ending in 2012. But what is the strategy to get the developing countries on board? This 3-page summary paper suggests that there would ...
The impact of ecotourism on indigenous rights
Minority Rights Group International 2007
Ecotourism has been heralded as a means to promote economic development while protecting wildlife regions. However, there has been minimal examination of its effect on indigenous people. This briefing argues that many indige...
On the road to Bali: operationalising the Kyoto Protocol Adaptation Fund
E. Sopoaga; E. Massawa; J. Miguez; D. Lesolle / International Institute for Environment and Development 2007
The Adaptation Fund (AF) was created under the Kyoto Protocol to support adaptation measures on the ground, particularly in very vulnerable countries. It is unique both in the way it is financed and in the potential scale of money gen...
Market approaches for ecosystem conservation
J. Bishop; L. Timberlake / World Business Council for Sustainable Development 2007
The Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MA) concludes that some two-thirds of the world’s ecosystem services are degraded or being used unsustainably. This briefing paper outlines the potential for mobilising business and markets t...
The impact of the Rio Tinto ilmenite mine in Madagascar
R. Harbinson / Friends of the Earth 2007
This report assesses the effects of a Rio Tinto owned company's project to for a large scale ilmenite mine in southern Madagascar. It assesses the impacts of the global on the local as perceived by a diversity of local stakeholders, s...
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