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- DocumentEldis Document Store, 2003This paper reports on a United Nations conference held in Norway, November 2003, in support of the 12th session of the Commission for Sustainable Development.Document
Impacts of greenhouse and local gases mitigation options on air pollution in the Buenos Aires Metropolitan Area: valuation of human health effectsCentro de Estudios Macroeconomicos de Argentina, 2002This paper aims to understand the possible health-related benefits of reducing and containing greenhouse and local gases (GHG) emissions in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The study extrapolates three scenarios into the year 2012, and analyses trends in health-related expenditure that emerge as a result of long-term exposure to GHG emissions.DocumentDepartment of Economics, University of Oslo, Norway, 2004This study examines how the design of international agreements on greenhouse gas emissions might affect the incentives for countries to develop technology to address emissions.Document
Using wood products to mitigate climate change: a review of evidence and key issues for sustainable developmentInternational Institute for Environment and Development, 2004This document argues that as part of the important role that forests can play in providing wealth and well-being to countries and their citizens, forests can make an important contribution towards tackling the problem of climate change.DocumentNew Economics Foundation, 2004This report argues that a continuing reliance on fossil fuels will perpetuate poverty and could drive a huge "reversal of human progress." It stipulates that increased investment in renewable energy could save millions of lives and avert an impending crisis over global energy supplies, and that even a relatively small shift in investment in the energy sector in percentage terms could have hugelyDocumentCenter for International Climate and Environmental Research, Oslo, 2004In this paper the authors review the literature on the costs and benefits of geological carbon storage (namely oil reservoirs, gas reservoirs, and aquifers) and the estimates of greenhouse gas permit prices under the Kyoto Protocol commitment period and beyond.Document
On the question of purchasing power parities corrections to the special report on emissions scenariosCenter for International Climate and Environmental Research, Oslo, 2004This paper discusses the intergovernmental panel on climate change (IPCC) special report on emissions scenarios (SRES).Highlights of the paper include:criticism of the IPCC’s special report on emissions scenarios for using market exchange rates (MER) instead of purchasing power parities (PPP) when converting regional GDP into a common denominatorthe consequence of this approach is tDocument
Livelihoods and climate change: combining disaster risk reduction, natural resource management and climate change adaptation in a new approach to the reduction of vulnerability and povertyClimate Change, International Institute for Sustainable Development, 2003This paper discusses a variety of issues surrounding livelihoods and climate change. Highlights of the paper include:DocumentCenter for International Climate and Environmental Research, Oslo, 2003This paper analyses the costs and benefits obtained when developing countries take on binding emission constraints in order to take part in emissions trading in a future climate agreement.Highlights of the paper include:developing countries could obtain substantial welfare improvements by making the transition from the Clean Development Mechanism to emissions tradingindustrialised cDocumentUnited Nations [UN] Research Institute for Social Development, 2004This policy briefing paper compares the advantages and disadvantages of various approaches to regulating corporate responsibility.