Creating a Sustainable Food Future, Installment Eight
Installment 8 of Creating a Sustainable Food Future explores the potential to improve water management in rice production in order to reduce agricultural...
Identifies the pioneering U.S. business schools and faculty dedicated to training future managers to handle complex social issues and provide stewardship of fragile environmental resources.
with Alexey Yu. Yaroshenko, Peter V. Potapov, and Svetlana A. Turubanova (Greenpeace Russia). A joint publication of Greenpeace Russia and Global Forest Watch.
This first attempt at identifying boreal forest areas of minimal human disturbance (intact) using high-resolution...
The HAU research indicates that both forest cover and forest quality have declined in Nghe An in the last decade, particularly in the Ca River Basin.
Explores U.S. position on developing countries in climate protection efforts. Concludes that climate protection requires the initial leadership of a few countries that bear historical responsibility for the problem and have considerable capability to act.
Identifies risk-management principles pertinent to the international market for greenhouse gas emissions rights and fashions recommendations for each.
Analyzes an initiative that connects protected areas from Mexico to Central America. Concludes that governments and citizens need closer cooperation in designing development programs to create biological corridors and provide economic opportunities.
An assessment of the potential interaction between the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) and the framework of international investment law.
Explores the question of whether industrialized countries should be allowed to use their development assistance funds (aid) to directly finance Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) projects.
While the ANWR Coastal Plain may make a contribution to U.S. oil supply a decade from now, we cannot rely on ANWR to significantly alleviate our long-term security problems stemming from our heavy reliance on increasingly imported oil.
Reveals that environmental damage threatens future world food production.
This is a joint study by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and World Resources Institute.
Warns that the world's grasslands have declined in their extent and condition, as well as their ability to support human, plant, and animal life....
Provides a "big picture" view of forest extent and change and the role of these ecosystems in industrial roundwood production, woodfuel use and availability, biodiversity, carbon storage and sequestration, and watershed protection....
Draws on experiences of Central and Eastern European countries to examine the Joint Implementation (JI) and the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) flexibility mechanisms created by the Kyoto Protocol and explores issues regarding their implementation.
Examines how implementation of the Kyoto Protocol could actually help U.S. agriculture.
Pinpoints the areas within the CDM's regulations where public access and participation should be introduced. Highlights the importance and the benefits of including such measures in the already complex Kyoto Protocol on climate change....
Cameroon's forestry legislation is implemented by the allocation of <i>ventes de coupe</i>, <i>Unités Forestières d'Aménagement</i> (UFA) and community forests. This paper presents information on how different logging rights were allocated and to whom....