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- DocumentNewClimate Institute for Climate Policy and Global Sustainability, 2015This 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.DocumentBrookings Institution, 2014Alaska 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.DocumentObserver Research Foundation, New Delhi, 2015Climate 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.DocumentSouth African Institute of International Affairs, 2014South 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.OrganisationThe American Psychological Association is a professional organisation representing psychology in the United States.Document
Climate-smart development: Adding up the benefits of actions that help build prosperity, end poverty and combat climate changeWorld Bank, 2014This 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.DocumentOverseas Development Institute, 2014A 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.DocumentPopulation Reference Bureau, 2013The 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.DocumentEvidence and Lessons from Latin America, 2014Latin 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.DocumentForest Carbon, Markets and Communities, 2013This 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.