Searching with a thematic focus on Climate change
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- DocumentNautilus Institute for Security and Sustainable Development, 2001This 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.DocumentNational Academy of Sciences [The National Academies], USA, 2001This review of climate-change science for the US Government confirms IPCC arguments: that greenhouse gases are accumulating in Earth’s atmosphere as a result of human activities, causing surface air temperatures and subsurface ocean temperatures to rise. Temperatures are, in fact, rising.DocumentThe Economist, 2001Environmentalists tend to believe that, ecologically speaking, things are getting worse and worse.DocumentFriedrich-Ebert-Stiftung e.V., 2001This paper argues that climate change policies are mostly compatible with international trade law and that ratifying the Kyoto Protocol will close existing gaps or uncertainties for the benefit of participating Parties.DocumentInternational Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, 2001This year's World Disasters Report looks at the subject of, and the difficulties involved in, recovery from disasters. The overall picture, particularly for those in the most disaster-prone countries, is far from encouraging.DocumentWorld Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), 1998Reviews the causes of deforestation, focusing on the market distortions which hide the real economic value of forests. These include taxation polciy, uncertain property rights and population growth. Adressing such issues at the nationnal level provides a basis for national and international agreements on combatting climate change through carbon storage programmes.DocumentUS Agency for International Development, 2000Results of investigation into the knowledge and practice of Indian stakeholders regarding energy efficiency (EE), carbon emission trading (CET) and foreign investment.DocumentBangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies, 1998The paper challenges the simplistic concept of population as an aggregate of consuming units, putting stress increasingly on the natural resources leading to environmental degradation. It argues that the inter-relationship between population and environment is more complex and multi-dimensional.DocumentGlobal Development Network, 2000This article looks at the relationship between think tanks and governments, and particularly at the influence that think tanks can have on government policy. Much of the articles's regional focus is on Central and Eastern Europe.DocumentBangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies, 2000The paper examines Bangladesh's moves to address environmental degradation and natural resource management.