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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.Document
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.