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Climate Change 2001. Working Group II: impacts, adaptation and vulnerability - tourism and recreationIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, 2001This document considers the possible impacts of climate change on the tourism industry.DocumentFriends of the Earth, 2001A policy document outlining the potential impacts of aviation emissions on climate change and the potential impacts of climate change on a number of sectors. The FOE call for a sustainable aviation policy where the polluter pays principle is used and a reduction in air travel generally.DocumentSciDev.Net, 2003This paper states that at least three quarters of the world's power must come from clean sources by the end of this century to sufficiently limit global warming.DocumentHWWA Institute of International Economics / Hamburgisches Welt-Wirtschafts-Archiv, 2002In the light of the development of the Malaysian forestry sector in recent years, the article gives an overview over the current discussions around the inclusion of biological carbon sink projects under the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) of the Kyoto Protocol.With the aim of facilitating sustainable forestry development as part of the CDM and contributing to development goals, the author recDocumentFriends of the Earth, 2003This briefing note asserts that the possible damage to the environment, to communities and above all to civilians deserves urgent practical and moral consideration before any decision for war is taken.Document2003This is an outline document of the options available to the UK government in ensuring that the aviation industry is encouraged to take account of, and where appropriate reduce, its contribution to global warming, local air and noise pollution.The report states that the government's objectives for aviation include sustainability and the polluter pays principle.DocumentCarbon Disclosure Project, 2003This paper examines the increasing attention on companies to diminish greenhouse gas emissions, assesses how companies are implementing these reduction policies, and attempts to carry out a cost-benefit analysis of a similar action.DocumentUniversity of Lapland Arctic Centre, 2001This paper looks at the environmental impacts of skiing on mountain ecosystems, the economic importance of skiing for many communities and the potential consequences of climate change for both.The author states that climate change may cause skiing to become unviable in a number of resorts, which would be economically bad for residents but may be ecologically good for the areas that have been imDocumentPanos Institute, London, 2002This report looks at the threats that face mountain environments and the people that live in them. It describes a 'vertical gradient of poverty' whereby 80 per cent of mountain inhabitants live below the poverty line. The authors describe the political, cultural and social marginalisation of many mountain communities.DocumentUNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre, 2002Mountain Watch provides the first map-based overview of environmental change in mountain regions and its implications for sustainable development.