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- DocumentWorld Conservation Union, 2003The links between biodiversity and the path to achieving the MDGs have not been made explicit, even though biodiversity plays an important role in ensuring that the targets of the MDGs for sustainable development are successfully achieved.DocumentSwedish International Development Cooperation Agency, 2003This short report looks at impacts of HIV/AIDS on agriculture and the environment, with a focus on rural areas in Africa.DocumentFinance and Development, IMF, 2003This article analyses the fiscal consequences of a series of demographic, climate, economic, security and technological changes that all countries in the world are experiencing nowadays.It argues that in this changing context governments will need to respond to growing demands for social services, heightened security needs, and unanticipated shocks, which will have serious fiscal implications.DocumentFriends of the Earth International, 2003This paper argues that whist initiatives to promote the use of renewable energies should be supported, there is a risk that they could be counterproductive if, as the large hydro industry is advocating, they are turned into instruments to promote hydropower megaprojects.The paper presents twelve reasons as to why large hydro should be excluded from renewable initiatives:large hydro doesDocumentid21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2002Aviation contributes to air pollution, noise and global warming. As demand for air travel rises, how should governments and the aviation industry respond to environmental concerns? Can aviation’s greenhouse gas emissions be reduced? What are the key challenges involved in making aviation sustainable?Document2020 Vision for Food, Agriculture and the Environment, International Food Policy Research Institute, 2002These proceedings compile the documents produced in an international conference on food security held by IFPRI's 2020 Vision in Bonn (Germany), on September 4–6, 2001.DocumentCenter for International Climate and Environmental Research, Oslo, 2000Document
Can the clean development mechanism attain both cost effectiveness and sustainable development objectives?Center for International Climate and Environmental Research, Oslo, 2001This paper looks at both the back ground of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), and discusses to what extent its current design allows it to achieve both its objectives as defined in the Kyoto Protocol: to promote sustainable development in host developing countries, and to improve global cost-effectiveness by assisting developed countries in meeting their Kyoto targets.The first part of theDocumentYale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, 2002This collection of essays assembles the accumulated collective knowledge on global environmental governance generated by the Global Environmental Governance Project.DocumentNature [journal], 2004Many plant and animal species are unlikely to survive climate change. Using projections of species' distributions for future climate scenarios, the report assesses extinction risks for sample regions that cover some 20 per cent of the Earth's terrestrial surface.