This working paper by Jeremy Carl, Varun Rai and David Victor discusses how India's continued economic success hinges on obtaining reliable and cost-effective energy supplies. Increasingly, those supplies depend on national and foreign delivery chains that are creaking and feared unreliable.
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This article published by the Program on Energy and Sustainable Development at Stanford University reviews the actual experience in the world's largest offset market—the Kyoto
Protocol Clean Development Mechanism (CDM)—and finds an urgent need for reform.
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This report describes CRA's approach to modeling the Lieberman-Warner Climate Security Act of 2007 to reduce emissions and summarizes the results of the analysis.
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The Amazon was the chic eco-cause of the 1990s, revered as an incomparable storehouse of biodiversity. This article by Michael Grunwald examines how even though the Amazon has been overshadowed lately by global warming, it happens also to be an incomparable storehouse of carbon, the very carbon that heats up the planet when it's released into the atmosphere.
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This report is a submission of the Australian Government to the secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to demonstrate its capacity to account for its emissions and assigned amount for the first commitment period under the Kyoto Protocol.
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The United Nations Development Program discusses how the implementation of the FRESA will help the Maldives remove the barriers to the introduction and wide use of renewable energy technologies.
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Out of 3,000 questions television interviewers have asked presidential candidates during the 2008 campaign so far, only six have been about global warming.
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This web site approaches the desertification of the grasslands of Inner Mongolia through various media as journalists and experts examine the impact of vanishing water supplies on nomadic life.
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Thomas L. Brewer writes about the rapidly expanding joint climate-trade agenda that arose after the Bali international climate change conference in December 2007.
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The World Bank looks at how climate change and water as a resource will drastically affect North Africa and the Middle East as Climate Change becomes a bigger issue on the world stage.
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The World Bank Group's Transport Business Strategy for 2008-2012.
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A discussion of recent analyses of various Greehouse Gas policy proposals and the problems that CRA sees with their implementation and impact on the future.
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Tackling climate change will involve fundamental economic restructuring of the world's systems of energy production, of transportation, of manufacturing, of resource extraction and harvesting. The International Institute for Sustainable Development writes a scoping paper for the Trade Ministers' Dialogue on Climate Change.
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A report prepared by CSIS on the foreign policy and national security implications of global climate change.
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This MIT study examines the role of coal as an energy source in a world where constraints on carbon emissions are adopted to mitigate global warming.
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This article tells the story of farmers and herders in Niger who are working together to stop the advance of the Sahara Desert, avoiding conflicts such as the case in Darfur where competition for resources has reached deadly level.
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The speed of vehicle ownership expansion in emerging market and developing countries has important implications for transport and environmental policies, as well as the global oil market. This paper contributes to the debate by building a model that explicitly models the vehicle saturation level as a function of observable country characteristics: urbanization and population density.
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In this policy research working paper, the World Bank aims to examine the resulting impact of climate change on hydropower projects. Three projects are considered: India, Sri Lanka, and
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Climate change is a major global issue of common concern to the international
community. It is an issue involving both environment and development. This publication outlines the impacts, the challenges and the plan of action for China's struggle against climate change.
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Sustainable energy and technology can curb climate change and meet projected growth in demand for energy but only if key decisions are made within the next five years, according to a new WWF report. Climate Solutions: WWF's vision for 2050 concludes that sustainable technologies can meet global projected energy demand while avoiding the most dangerous impacts of climate change. But it warns that the governmental policies needed to propel this transition are not now in place, or even in prospect in most cases.
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