Searching with a thematic focus on Climate change in United States

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    Impacts of good practice policies on regional and global greenhouse gas emissions

    NewClimate Institute for Climate Policy and Global Sustainability, 2015
    This report looks at the impact of ‘good practice’ emission reduction policies in nine different areas globally and across six countries: China, Brazil, India, the US, Russia and Japan.
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    Climate-Induced Displacement of Alaska Native Communities

    Brookings Institution, 2014
    Alaska has warmed twice as fast as the global average during the past half-century, and temperatures are projected to rise 1.5-5° F (1-3 ºC) by 2030 and by 5-18° F (3-6.5 ºC) by 2100. Less sea ice covers the Arctic Ocean today than at any time in recent geologic history. At the same time, the land itself is also affected by temperature increases.
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    An 'India exception' and India-US partnership on climate change

    Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi, 2015
    Climate change has become the major global challenge of this young century. For years, the search for solutions has run up against a sharp North-South divide over the historical emissions of developed countries and the parameters of what is termed, in the climate world, “common but differentiated responsibility” for developing nations.
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    ‘Energetic’ dialogues in South Africa: the US example

    South African Institute of International Affairs, 2014
    South Africa and the US have both recently attempted to take concrete action to transform their respective energy futures. This is happening against the backdrop of major shifts in the global energy landscape and South Africa’s own need for new energy partnerships.
  • Organisation

    American Psychological Association (APA)

    The American Psychological Association is a professional organisation representing psychology in the United States.
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    Climate-smart development: Adding up the benefits of actions that help build prosperity, end poverty and combat climate change

    World Bank, 2014
    This report argues that smart development policies and projects can also slow the pace of adverse climate changes and that the objectives of economic development and climate protection can compliment one another.
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    The development implications of the fracking revolution

    Overseas Development Institute, 2014
    A larger number of countries are exposed to a potential trade shock emerging from a change in US oil imports including Angola, Congo, and Nigeria. An increase in fracking in China with the same size in the trade shock would double the effect. The total estimated effects from a reduction in US oil imports from African countries amount to US$32 billion.
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    The global challenge of managing migration

    Population Reference Bureau, 2013
    The number of international migrants more than doubled between1980 and 2010, from 103 million to 220 million. In 2013, the number of international migrants was 232 million and is projected to double to over 400 million by 2050.
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    Incentives for electricity generation in a green economy: effective frameworks from Latin America

    Evidence and Lessons from Latin America, 2014
    Latin American countries are implementing innovative policy and market mechanisms to catalyse the development of nonconventional renewable energy sources. This Brief presents some of the region’s success stories.
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    US experiences with results-based finance

    Forest Carbon, Markets and Communities, 2013
    This report summarises some of the US Government’s experience with results-based finance domestically and in foreign aid, drawing lessons for REDD+. It also summarizes the US Government’s experiences with results-based finance for REDD+ and concludes by identifying some challenges to the US Government providing additional support for results-based finance for REDD+ abroad.