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- DocumentWorld Development Report, World Bank, 1999Localization—the growing economic and political power of cities, provinces, and other sub-national entities—will be one of the most important new trends in the 21st century.DocumentInternational Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, 1999Decision-support application for planners and policymakers.DocumentResearch School of Pacific and Asian Studies, Australia, 1998Estimates the potential economic effects of the Kyoto Protocol, using the G-Cubed multi-region, multi-sector intertemporal general equilibrium model of the world economy.DocumentEnvironmental and Societal Impacts Group, 1997DocumentSchool of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, 1999It is widely accepted that the effective planning of water resources becomes more urgent with each passing year. Some would argue that this need is driven by the increasing size and density of human populations at the catchment and urban scale. Others point out that exponential growth in economic output and consumption produces ever higher volumes of waste water.DocumentChristian Aid, 1999What is debt? Rich countries pursue highly indebted poor countries to service their foreign financial debts, at great cost to the millions who subsequently go without vital health and education services. But industrialised countries are themselves responsible for a much larger debt to the global community.DocumentClimate Change and Disasters Group, Institute of Development Studies, Sussex, UK, 2000Planet-wide environmental problems like climate change and depletion of the ozone layer first became common knowledge and mainstream political concerns in the early 1990's, partly through the public and media debates surrounding the Earth Summit. Many assumed that solutions would mainly be up to governments co-operating at international level.DocumentStockholm Environment Institute, 1999Aims to first briefly describe the broad global, economic, political, social, institutional context in which ACP countries currently find themselves. Describes the health status and key health threats in ACP countries in an environmental context and reviews environmental developments in the region and the ways in which they are influencing health.DocumentIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, 2000Reviews the current understanding of the relationship between land use (especially forestry), carbon dioxide emissions and the Kyoto Protocol agreementsTopics cover: how the global carbon cycle operates, and how this relates to forestry activitiesaccounting rulescomparison of the usefulness of models and ground-based assessments of changes in carbon stocksshort term prospectDocumentTata Energy Research Institute, India, 1998The Kyoto Protocol has been hailed as providing a major breakthrough in climate change negotiations. However, some questions do arise:What are some of its major achievements?How does the developing world view this?This publication attempts to answer these questions and assesses the post-Kyoto developments from the perspective of developing countries.