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- DocumentWorld Bank, 2013This paper investigates the adverse effects of oil price volatility on economic activity and the extent to which countries can hedge against such effects by using renewable energy. By considering the Realized Volatility of oil prices, rather than following the standard approach of considering oil price shocks in levels, the effects of factor price uncertainty on economic activity are analyzed.DocumentNational Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, USA, 2013The purpose of this framework is to help communities begin to find answers to questions such as ‘how can I determine the best adaptation strategy?’, and ‘how much will it cost to keep my community safe?’.DocumentChicago Council on Global Affairs, 2013This report focuses on the specific issue of urban food security, describing the demographic and environmental trends as well as food production and infrastructure challenges that impact supply and demand for food in urban areas.DocumentClimate Policy Initiative, 2013This report offers an overview of climate change policy issues across the world.DocumentSocial Science Research Network, 2012This article analyses the position of the United States, China and the European Union (EU) in regard to climate change.DocumentInternational Organization for Migration, 2012This report is the second volume in an annual series, which aims to provide regular assessments on the changing nature and dynamics of environmental migration. This volume focuses on cross-border displacement and the securitisation of migration.DocumentNAFTA Commission for Environmental Cooperation, 2012These guidelines, jointly developed by the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) and the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES), are intended to provide general guidance to scientists, planners and managers in their efforts to design, connect, manage, assess and adapt marine protected areas (MPAs) and MPA networks to be resilient to climate change at national and contDocumentWorld Bank, 2012This report takes stock of advances in management practices, and institutional and technological innovations for managing water resources under a changing climate. The focus is on green water defense (GWD) for flood risk management in deltas and other areas vulnerable to flooding in East Asia.OrganisationECPA was established by the President of the United States of America in 2009; other member countries are Brazil, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Mexico, Peru and Trinidad and Tobago.Document
Improving the assessment of disaster risks to strengthen financial resilience: a special joint G20 publication by the Government of Mexico and the World BankWorld Bank, 2012This publication by the Government of Mexico and the World Bank brings together the experiences of G20 countries in protecting their populations and assets against natural hazards. It includes contributions by G20 members and invited countries, as well as the OECD.