Searching with a thematic focus on Climate change

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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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    World disasters report 2001

    International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, 2001
    This 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.
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    Forests in global warming

    World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), 1998
    Reviews 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.
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    Study of stakeholders on CO2 emission litigation

    US Agency for International Development, 2000
    Results of investigation into the knowledge and practice of Indian stakeholders regarding energy efficiency (EE), carbon emission trading (CET) and foreign investment.
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    Population and environment in Bangladesh

    Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies, 1998
    The 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.
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    Influencing Government Policy Making

    Global Development Network, 2000
    This 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.
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    In confronting climate change: economic priorities and climate protection in developing countries

    Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies, 2000
    The paper examines Bangladesh's moves to address environmental degradation and natural resource management.
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    Carbon and forest management

    Development Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 2001
    This manual is written as briefing for USAID natural resource and environmental program officers, as well as for their host-country counterparts and other colleagues working on issues related to forestry.The report has two main objectives:To synthesize existing information regarding the relationship between forest resources and carbon, as it relates to the issue of climate changeTo