Searching with a thematic focus on International climate change negotiations, Climate change

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    Incentives to sustain forest ecosystem services. A review and lessons for REDD

    International Institute for Environment and Development, 2009
    Tropical deforestation and forest degradation contributes to global greenhouse gas emissions. Reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD) is an important component of a viable global climate policy framework.
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    Community answers to climate chaos: getting climate justice through the UNFCCC

    Christian Aid, 2009
    This paper gives suggestions of how a successful deal can be made at the Copenhagen Conference in December 2009. It argues that during the conference world leaders must agree on a global response to climate change that will shield the world, its economy and its people from the threat of climate chaos.
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    Trade and climate change

    World Trade Organization, 2009
    Greenhouse gas emissions which are the major contributors to climate change are on the increase in both industrialised and developing countries. This paper indicates key linkages between trade and climate change and reviews how their respective policies interact. Questions are posed as to how trade and climate change can be mutually supportive.
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    Climate policy integration: towards operationalization

    Department of Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations, 2009
    The climate change debate raises the issue of the often identified requirement to incorporate climate policy into other policy sectors, often termed climate “mainstreaming” or climate policy integration (CPI). This paper explores the need for CPI, the state of current understanding, and proposals for integration of climate policy at the national policy scale.
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    Global Climate Network (GCN)

    The Global Climate Network (GCN) is a collaboration of independent research and policy organisations focusing on climate change issues.
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    International carbon market mechanisms in a post-2012 climate change agreement

    International Institute for Sustainable Development, 2009
    Market-based mechanisms have the potential to play a large role in the global effort to address climate change under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). This paper provides an overview of the role and profile of international carbon market mechanisms in a new international post-2012 climate change agreement.
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    Financing the cost of climate change: two perspectives on who, what and how

    Norwegian Forum for Environment and Development, 2008
    This report is broken into two parts: The World Bank’s climate change agenda: bridging the gaps or widening the North-South divide? and Financing adaptation to climate change in Malawi. The document gathers and analysesinformation on major climate change and finance initiatives by the World Bank.
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    Rising temperatures, rising tension: climate change and the risk of violent conflict in the Middle East

    International Institute for Sustainable Development, Winnipeg, 2009
    Climate models are predicting a hotter, drier and less predictable climate in the Middle East, a region already considered the world's most water-scarce and where, in many places, demand for water already outstrips supply. This report addresses the links between climate change, peace and conflict.
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    The human dimension of climate adaptation: the importance of local and institutional issues

    Commission on Climate Change and Development, 2009
    Climate change is already affecting poor people and communities around the globe. This paper presents a conceptual framework that turns the mainstream adaptation discourse upside down with autonomous adaptation as the starting point for a new agenda.
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    Interaction between EU carbon trading and international institutions: synergies or disruptions?

    Ecologic Centre for International and European Environmental Research, Berlin, 2008
    This paper discusses various dimensions of the developing positive and negative interactions between the company focused EU emissions trading (ETS) and country focused global carbon trading and other relevant global institutions. Three main cases of interaction are analysed. The author considers the interaction between the Kyoto Protocol and the ETS as target.