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- DocumentEnergy Research Centre, University of Cape Town (UCT), 2002Under the current climate negotiations, developing countries do not have binding commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, however this paper argues that to stabilise atmospheric greenhouse gas concentrations, all countries will eventually need to be included in the effort to limit climate change. So what might this mean for developing countries?DocumentWWF-World Wide Fund For Nature, 2002This paper considers the potential impacts of climate change on protected areas (PAs) and actions that can be taken to mitigate them. Recent research suggests that the types of environmental changes predicted in climatic models are now taking place.Document
Buying time: a user’s manual for building resistance and resilience to climate change in natural systemsWWF-World Wide Fund For Nature, 2003This manual is intended for natural resource managers who wish to plan for the potential and current impacts of climate change. It looks at impacts and mitigation measures (other than reducing emissions) by biome. The manual outlines practical ideas of how to begin increasing the resiliency of ecosystems and plan our protected areas in response to the threat of climate change.Document
Carbon accounting in forests: proceedings of an international workshop on 'facilitating international carbon accounting in forests' 2003CSIRO Forestry and Forest Products, 2003The purpose of this paper is to provide a brief introduction to greenhouse and climate change, international frameworks, carbon sequestration and carbon trading. It focusses in particular on policy relating to Australia.The paper demonstrates that increasing levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide have been identified as a major cause of global warming.DocumentChatham House [Royal Institute of International Affairs], UK, 2003This paper demonstrates that almost 30 Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs) incorporate trade measures, regulating or restraining the trade in particular substances or products, either between parties to the treaty and/or between parties and non-parties.DocumentUnited Nations [UN] Statistics Division, 2002This statistical resource presents the 8 Millennium Development Goals, 18 targets and 48 indicators to measure progress towards the MDG.DocumentWTO Watch Trade Observatory, IATP, 2003This pamphlet introduces major issues on the agenda at the Cancún WTO ministerial conference.DocumentClimate Change and Disasters Group, Institute of Development Studies, Sussex, UK, 2003This paper questions how developing countries can effectively participate in international negotiations as they become an increasingly important part of the international system.The author addresses the following questions:Can developing countries participate effectively in these negotiations, and can they obtain benefits from such participation?What lessons can be learnt from pastDocumentSciDev.Net, 2003This paper presents evidence that climate warming is diminishing productivity in Lake Tanganyika, East Africa.