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Wednesday
29/10/2008
Equity and justice in global warming policy
Although most studies on climate change policies in economics have considered efficiency aspects, there is a growing literature on equity and justice. Climate change policy has imp ....
Tuesday
28/10/2008
An integrated approach needed for the growing threat of climate-related insecurity
Under an intensifying era of climate change, this policy briefaddresses the need for an integrated response to deal with the challenge of climate related insecurity. The authors em ....
Tuesday
28/10/2008
Reducing methane emissions: the other climate change challenge
Within the topical issue of climate change, this paper zeroes in on the problem of high methane emissions. It reviews the current situation with regards to methane emissions, and t ....
Tuesday
21/10/2008
Achieving research impact for development: a critique of research dissemination policy in South Africa, with recommendations for policy reform
Publishing scholarly output in Africa is hindered by a lack of resources, arising from unwillingness on the part of both government and higher education institutions to fund resear ....
Monday
20/10/2008
Energy Planning in sub-Saharan Africa - facing the challenges of equitable access, secure supply and climate change
This report presents the findings of a research scoping study undertaken for DFID, with the overall objective of informing the development of a future research programme on energy ....
Monday
20/10/2008
The role of decentralised renewable energy technologies in adaptation to climate change in developing countries.
This paper analyses the positive impact of decentralised renewable energy technologies that enhance climate change adaptation capacity in developing countries facing increasing cli ....
Friday
17/10/2008
Green jobs: towards decent work in a sustainable, low-carbon world
Amidst a visible period of transition with trade unions, employers’ organisations, the private sector and the UN allying themselves to low-carbon and sustainable thinking, th ....
Friday
17/10/2008
The Bali action plan: key issues in the climate negotiations. Summary for policy makers.
This paper documents the summaries of briefing papers on key issues under the four main “building blocks” of the current international climate negotiations – miti ....
Friday
17/10/2008
Climate adaptation in Asia: knowledge gaps and research issues in China. Final report to IDRC and DFID. The full report of the China team.
This is a summary of a report on climate change adaptation research knowledge and capacity gaps in China, commissioned by DFID (UK) and IDRC (Canada) to consider support for a prog ....
Friday
17/10/2008
Malaysian palm oil - green gold or green wash?
Focusing on Sarawak, this paper confronts the misleading claims of the Malaysian palmoil lobby and aims to inform decision makers about the serious sustainability challenges the pa ....
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