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- Documentid21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2002Is environmental degradation set to create new waves of displaced people seeking asylum in the north? Will refugee camps and shantytowns foster civil disorder, pandemics and political extremism to threaten the interests of the developed world? Or is the concept of ‘environmental refugee’ a dangerous distraction from central issues of development and conflict resolution?DocumentEnvironmental Audit Committee, UK Parliament, 2003This paper responds to the March 2003 discussion document released by the UK Treasury and the Department for Transport (DfT) entitled Aviation and the Environment: Using Economic Instruments.DocumentPopulation Reference Bureau, 2002This policy brief (part of PRB’s Emerging Policy Issues in Population, Health, and Environment series) explores children’s special vulnerability to environmental hazards such as smoke from traditional fuels and from emerging risks such as exposure to an increasing number of hazardous chemicals.DocumentInternational Coral Reef Action Network, 2003Estimates in this report state that coral reefs provide each year nearly US$ 30 billion in net benefits in goods and services to world economies, including, tourism, fisheries and coastal protection. Yet, according to this report, coral reefs are under heavy pressure. Already, 27% is permanently lost and with current trends, a further 30% is at risk of being lost in the coming thirty years.DocumentInvestor Responsibility Research Center, 2003This report examines how 20 of the world’s biggest corporate emitters of greenhouse gases are factoring climate change into their business strategies and governance practices.All of the companies profiled in this report are taking some governance actions to respond to climate change.Document
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’.