Searching with a thematic focus on Rising powers in international development

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    South-South cooperation: conference proceedings 2016

    Research and Information System for Developing Countries, 2016
    Emerging economies such as India have their own philosophy underlying development cooperation. The norms and mechanisms of such cooperation are different from OECD norms or norms followed by international financial institutions.
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    Tanzania-China all-weather friendship from socialism to globalization: a case of relative decline

    Centre for Chinese Studies, University of Stellenbosch, 2016
    How close is the Tanzanian-Chinese partnership today? Bi-lateral trade and Chinese economic activity in Tanzania today is far more significant than in the 1970s; China’s “no strings attached” policy is still attractive and political solidarities and military co-operation have remained relatively strong.
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    The BRICS on the road to COP 21

    BRICS Policy Center / Centro de Estudos e Pesquisas BRICS, 2015
    The impact of the actions of the countries that constitute the BRICS goes beyond the scope of the economic sector, reaching, among others, the socio-environmental agenda through issues such as the exploitation of natural resources, land use, the promotion of rights as a crucial part of this agenda, and most of all climate change.
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    The contribution of low-carbon cities to South Africa's greenhouse gas emissions reduction goals: briefing on urban energy use and greenhouse gas emissions

    Stockholm Environment Institute, 2015
    South Africa is ranked among the world’s top 12 largest carbon dioxide (CO2) emitters, largely due to dependence on plentiful coal for electricity generation and an energy-intensive industrial and mining sector. Under the Copenhagen Accord, South Africa committed to cut emissions by 34% from business as usual (BAU) by 2020, and by 42% by 2025.
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    Integrating mitigation and adaptation in climate and land use policies in Brazil: a policy document analysis

    Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy, 2016
    Brazil has taken the lead in climate policy design and implementation in Latin America with the adoption of the National Plan on Climate Change (PNMC) in 2008 and its climate change law, the National Policy on Climate Change, in 2009.
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    India’s energy and climate policy: can India meet the challenge of industrialization and climate change?

    Brookings Institution, 2016
    Within the energy and climate debate perhaps no issue is more contentious than the degree to which emerging economies should rely only on non-fossil fuel resources and energy efficiency to meet their growing energy demand.
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    Climate change, food, water and population health in China

    Bulletin of the World Health Organization : the International Journal of Public Health, 2016
    Anthropogenic climate change appears to be increasing the frequency, duration and intensity of extreme weather events. Such events have already had substantial impacts on socioeconomic development and population health.
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    China's climate promises under economic pressure: scenarios and implications

    The Mercator Institute for China Studies, 2015
    China’s new-found willingness to integrate its national climate policies into international climate negotiations is arguably the single most momentous development in international climate politics in recent times. It removes one of the major stumblingblocks of past climate negotiations.
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    The Mercator Institute for China Studies (MERICS)

    MERICS is a Berlin-based institute for contemporary and practical research into China that Stiftung Mercator set up as a central forum for engagement with China in Germany, thereby laying the found
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    Overcoming obstacles to U.S.-China cooperation on climate change

    Brookings Institution, 2009
    U.S.-China relations have evolved and grown enormously since the Nixon visit to Beijing in 1972. But despite this progress, underlying mutual distrust over long-term intentions has grown and can over time make mutual antagonism a self-fulfilling prophecy.