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Climate Change and Tourism: Final report of the 1st International Conference on Climate Change and TourismWorld Tourism Organization, 2003This paper is the proceedings of the First International Conference on Climate Change and Tourism in Djerba, Tunisia (9-11 April 2003).DocumentClimate Policy, 2003This article investigates the common assumption that international emissions trading will act both as a cost-effective means of promoting compliance with emissions targets, and a means to generate financial transfers, typically from industrialised to transitioning and developing countries The paper finds that: the two purposes might not be mutually supportive, and that efforts to use inDocument
Implications for coral reef management and policy: relevant findings from the 9th International Coral Reef SymposiumWorld Resources Institute, Washington DC, 2002The International coral reef symposium is held every four years. This book summarises key research presented at the 2000 event.DocumentOverseas Development Institute, 2003This paper first focuses on the poverty and sustainable development issues of climate change, considering the potential and limitations of win-win poverty and environmental options. It concludes by assessing strategies for linking poverty, equity and environmental outcomes.Policy conclusions include‘Equity’ is key to future North-South cooperation in climate change ‘mitigation’.DocumentWorld Resources Institute, Washington DC, 2002This is a practical guide for offices that want to reduce their CO2 emissions and consequent impact on climate change.Document
Climate variability and change and sea-level rise in the Pacific Islands Region: a resource book for policy and decision makers, educators and other stakeholdersSecretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme, 2003This book aims to provide a summary of the latest knowledge about climate change as it relates to the Pacific Islands Region.DocumentInternational Institute for Environment and Development, 2003Adaptation to climate change has become an important policy priority in the internationalDocumentDevelopment Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 2002Using a computable general equilibrium (CGE) model this report identifies the links among economic growth, poverty alleviation, and natural resource degradation in Brazil.DocumentScience Direct, 2002This article aims to provide a methodological framework for the calculation of ecological footprints related to leisure tourism. Based on the example of the Seychelles, it reveals the statistical obstacles that have to be overcome in the calculation process and discusses the strengths and weaknesses of such an approach.DocumentThe Meteorological Institute at the University of Freiburg, 2002The proceedings of a workshop of the International Society of Biometeorology's commission on climate, tourism and recreation, that was held in Greece in 2001, can be downloaded in full.Topics discussed include tourists' perceptions of weather and climate change, effects on skiing, drought in the Mediterranean and effects on urban environments.