Searching with a thematic focus on International climate change negotiations, Climate change, Climate change governance, Environment

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    A new market-based climate change solution achieving 2∘C and equity

    Wiley Online Library, 2014
    This opinion article argues that current climate change strategies seem increasingly incapable of averting planetary catastrophe.
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    Recklessly slow or a rapid transition to a low-carbon economy? Time to decide

    Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, 2012
    Intended to inform decision-makers in the public, private and third sectors, this policy paper finds that following a two degrees Celsius path requires radical action in both developed and developing countries and that the overall pace of change is ‘recklessly slow’.
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    CDM Policy Dialogue

    The independent high-level panel on the Kyoto Protocol's Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) was established to review past CDM experience and help ensure the readiness and positioning of the CDM to mee
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    Institutions for sustainable development

    Wiley Online Library, 2012
    This special issue of Natural Resources Forum, a United Nations Sustainable Development Journal, is devoted to institutions for sustainable development.
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    Future perfect

    Department of Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations, 2012
    This United Nations flagship publication launched at the Rio+20 Conference on Sustainable Development in June 2012 aims to raise awareness on sustainability and green growth. The objective is to show renewed political commitment for sustainable development, while assessing progress to date.
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    MRV under the UN climate regime: paper tiger or catalyst for continual improvement?

    Taylor and Francis Group, 2011
    MRV (monitoring, reporting and verification) was one of the most contentious issues at the 2009 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen and it has remained a highly debated issue in the following negotiations.
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    Nationally appropriate mitigation actions (NAMAs) in developing countries: challenges and opportunities

    Institute of Environmental Studies, Vrije Universiteit, 2010
    Nationally appropriate mitigation actions (NAMAs) were introduced by the Bali Action Plan in 2007 and they have since been interpreted in various ways by different countries and country groupings. A key question for the talks on NAMAs at the Copenhagen Climate Change Conference in 2009 and beyond is whether the different positions can be reconciled.
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    A pocket guide to sustainable development governance: second edition

    Stakeholder Forum, 2012
    Since the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment held in Stockholm in 1972, the reach of sustainable development governance has expanded considerably at local, national, regional and international levels. This guide was produced in response to the perceived knowledge gap on the history and dynamics of global governance for sustainable development.
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    International Public Finance to Address Climate Change in Indonesia – Lessons for the Future of European Development Cooperation

    European Development Cooperation, 2011
    This policy brief examines international and national climate finance flows in Indonesia and makes recommendations for future European Union (EU) climate finance operations. The Cancun Agreements (2010) state that developed countries should transfer new and additional finance for developing countries to address climate change.
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    Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) Letter

    UNFCCC National Adaptation Programme of Action, 2010
    This letter is written by the Executive Chair of Indonesia’s National Council on Climate Change, Rachmat Witoelar; it outlines Indonesia’s Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs). NAMAs are voluntary greenhouse gas reduction activities set out by Non-Annex 1 Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).