Searching with a thematic focus on Climate change
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- DocumentFinance and Development, IMF, 2002Article examining possible impacts of climate change on developing economies and making suggestions for how countries might develop policies to mitigate ecomomic and fiscal disruption.Among the recommended actions are:When crafting the fiscal stance, governments should take account of their countries' potential vulnerability to economic shocks arising from extreme weather events.govDocumentCanadian Forestry Advisers Network, 2001This CFAN Forestry Issues paper gives an overview of global climate change, its causes, its impact on forests, and how forests can help to mitigate it.It concludes that forest-related interventions can have numerous positive spinoff effects apart from carbon sequestration and storage including:improved supply of wood products better management of protected areas increased agricuDocumentCanadian Forestry Advisers Network, 2001Report on project in Honduras aimed at assessing the potential for carbon sequestration through both establishing new plantations and conservation of existing forests.DocumentIndonesian Development Studies, 1998The impact of climate change on global forests in their entirety would in all likelihood be modest. However, its impact on individual forests could be substantial as they adapted to new climate conditions. New forests might rise up in the tundra. Others might wane in places where moisture levels declined.DocumentConservation Ecology [journal], 2001Human adaptation remains an insufficiently studied part of the subject of climate change. This paper examines the questions of adaptation and change in terms of social-ecological resilience using lessons from a place-specific case study of the Inuvialuit people in Canada's western arctic.DocumentPacific Institute, 2001This bibliography of peer-reviewed and gray literature (including journal articles, newspaper articles, reports and materials on the Internet) focuses on environmental change (defined as global warming or ozone depletion) and its impacts on flora and fauna species and critical supporting ecosystems.DocumentWorld Resources Institute, Washington DC, 1998Highlighting the contention that climate change itself is a major threat to biodiversity this report argues that protecting biological diversity may, in fact, help mitigate other impacts of climate change.Document
Responses to the challenges of globalisation: a study on the international monetary and financial system and on financing for developmentEuropean Commission Directorate-General for Development, 2002Discusses the reform of the international monetary and financial architecture as a response to global financial crises and the issue of financing and promoting development as a means to reduce global inequality.DocumentWorld Bank, 2001Report argues that a country's willingness to integrate into the world economy leads to large benefits for the poorest.The study shows that 24 developing countries that increased their integration into the world economy over two decades ending in the late 1990s achieved higher growth in incomes, longer life expectancy and better schooling.DocumentNational Academies Press, 2001Recent scientific evidence shows that major and widespread climate changes have occurred with startling speed. These were especially common when the climate was being forced to change most rapidly.