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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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    Climate change science: an analysis of some key questions

    National Academy of Sciences [The National Academies], USA, 2001
    This 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.
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    The truth about the environment

    The Economist, 2001
    Environmentalists tend to believe that, ecologically speaking, things are getting worse and worse.
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    International trade law and climate

    Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung e.V., 2001
    This 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.

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