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    Climate Change: Post-Kyoto Perspectives from the South

    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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    The political and economic costs of a fully verifiable Kyoto Protocol

    International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, 2000
    Until now policy makers and researchers considered the problem of uncertainty and verification to be of minor importance for the Kyoto process. This article indicates that the first studies that recently appeared on uncertainty estimation of carbon accounting reveal that uncertainties of the reported emissions on the country level are large.
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    Special report on emissions scenarios

    Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, 2001
    In 1992 the IPCC released emission scenarios to be used for driving global circulation models to develop climate change scenarios. The so-called IS92 scenarios were pathbreaking. They were the first global scenarios to provide estimates for the full suite of greenhouse gases. Much has changed since then in our understanding of possible future greenhouse gas emissions and climate change.
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    Aviation and global atmosphere

    Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, 2001
    This Special Report was prepared following a request from the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the Parties to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer.
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    IPCC WGI third assessment report: summary for policymakers

    Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, 2001
    The Third Assessment Report of Working Group I of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) builds upon past assessments and incorporates new results from the past five years of research on climate change.
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    Population and the environment: the global challenge

    Center for Communication Programs, Johns Hopkins University, 2000
    As the century begins, natural resources are under increasing pressure, threatening public health and development. Water shortages, soil exhaustion, loss of forests, air and water pollution, and degradation of coastlines afflict many areas.
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    Global farming systems study: challenges and priorities to 2030

    Rural Development Strategy Team, World Bank, 2001
    For more than a decade, the proportion of internationally supported public investment directed at agriculture and the rural sector in developing countries has been declining. Moreover, this is occuring at a time in which the process of globalisation is changing patters of trade and investment, placing agricultural producers and communities under tremendous pressure to adapt in order to survive.
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    Global environmental problems and local poverty

    Center for International Climate and Environmental Research, Oslo, 2001
    Reporting on case studies in Kenya and Tanzania, this paper illustrates the recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report that claims that the world’s poorest populations will be the hardest hit by climate changes. The IPCC states that there is, therefore, a shift in focus from climate impacts as a purely natural scientific phenomenon to climate impacts as a development issue.
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    Export credit agency finance in Indonesia

    Export Credit Agencies International NGO Campaign, 2000
    This article is very critical of the role of ECAs in Indonesia, past and future. In the Suharto era, export credit agencies (ECAs) played a major role in financing environmentally and socially unsustainable investments that have depleted Indonesia’s extraordinary natural wealth.
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    What road ahead: scenarios for future United States-China relations 2001-2010

    Nautilus Institute for Security and Sustainable Development, 2001
    This paper describes four 10 year scenarios of the possible future US-China relationship. The four scenarios were generated over the course of two three-day workshops attended by US and Chinese analysts.

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