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    Multilateral Environmental Agreements and the WTO

    Chatham House [Royal Institute of International Affairs], UK, 2003
    This 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.
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    Millennium indicators database

    United Nations [UN] Statistics Division, 2002
    This statistical resource presents the 8 Millennium Development Goals, 18 targets and 48 indicators to measure progress towards the MDG.
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    World Trade Organization: Fifth Ministerial, Cancun, Mexico

    WTO Watch Trade Observatory, IATP, 2003
    This pamphlet introduces major issues on the agenda at the Cancún WTO ministerial conference.
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    Developing countries: victims or participants, their changing role in international negotiations

    Climate Change and Disasters Group, Institute of Development Studies, Sussex, UK, 2003
    This 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 past
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    Climate change decreases aquatic ecosystem productivity of Lake Tanganyika, Africa

    SciDev.Net, 2003
    This paper presents evidence that climate warming is diminishing productivity in Lake Tanganyika, East Africa.
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    Oil: a life cycle analysis of it health and environmental impacts

    Harvard Medical School, 2002
    This report attempts to provide a framework for evaluating the true costs of our use of oil.
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    Can the south afford to go green?

    id21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2002
    How does trade impact on the environment? Why do many southern governments regard environmental protection as a low priority? Are they justified in thinking that pressures to clean up their environmental act are part of a deceitful northern trade protectionism agenda? Could the Kyoto Protocol’s Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) have benefits for the south?
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    Africa's Sahel: a crisis in the relationship between human societies and nature

    id21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2002
    In 1974, the Sahel was gripped by famine. The world suddenly saw evidence of an ecological crisis in the Sahel which has continued until the present day. When news of the famine broke, it triggered a huge mobilisation of aid resources and international goodwill. But it also marked the start of a marathon scientific debate about the main cause of the region's troubles.
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    Race against time. Climate change and risks to food security in Africa's Sahel

    id21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2002
    Agricultural production in the Sahel needs to exceed population growth to improve the region's food security. But per capita food production has hardly improved and in some parts of the Sahel has even declined. This shortfall is explained to a large extent by the availability of natural resources.
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    Daydreams in the greenhouse. Confronting the realities of energy, environment and development

    id21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2002
    How can energy development be made sustainable? What affect does income distribution have on environmental degradation resulting from energy use? How different are the impacts of energy use at local, national and global levels and who is responsible for them?

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