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    Entering the 21st Century: World Development Report 1999/2000

    World Development Report, World Bank, 1999
    Localization—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.
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    Can China feed itself?: A System for Evaluation of Policy Options

    International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, 1999
    Decision-support application for planners and policymakers.
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    The Potential Effects of International Carbon Emissions Permit Trading Under the Kyoto Protocol

    Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, Australia, 1998
    Estimates the potential economic effects of the Kyoto Protocol, using the G-Cubed multi-region, multi-sector intertemporal general equilibrium model of the world economy.
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    Rates and Processes of Amazon Deforestation

    Environmental and Societal Impacts Group, 1997
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    The Regional Water Balance Statement: a new tool for water resources planning

    School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, 1999
    It 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.
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    Who owes who?: Climate change, debt, equity and survival

    Christian Aid, 1999
    What 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.
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    Who governs the global environment?

    Climate Change and Disasters Group, Institute of Development Studies, Sussex, UK, 2000
    Planet-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.
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    Environmental change and human health in countries of Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific (ACP)

    Stockholm Environment Institute, 1999
    Aims 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.
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    Special report on land use, land use change and forestry: summary for policymakers [climate change]

    Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, 2000
    Reviews 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 prospect
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    Climate Change: post Kyoto perspectives from the South (Chapter 4)

    Tata Energy Research Institute, India, 1998
    The 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.

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