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SPECIAL BULLETIN #2

Seventh meeting of the Conference of the Parties of the Framework on Convention on Climate Change

December 7, 2001. Gives a brief overview of the seventh meeting of the COP of the Framework Convention on Climate Change and its results to the Ford Foundation in relation to its work worldwide in the Environment and Development Field.

What might a developing country climate commitment look like?

Examines voluntary participation by developing countries under an approach that reintegrates the two facets of the common but differentiated principle. Discusses the use of an alternative form of emission targets -- greenhouse gas intensity targets.

Safe climate, sound business

An action agenda

A collaborative effort by General Motors, the World Resources Institute, Monsanto, and British Petroleum addresses how the Earth's climate can be protected while expanding global economic prosperity.

Climate Protection Policies

Can We Afford to Delay?

This report explains why delaying policy implementation threatens to make climate protection more, not less, costly while also postponing potential benefits from early action.

Frontiers of sustainability

Environmentally sound agriculture, forestry, transportation, and power production

Spells out a realistic and workable plan that ensures a healthy stock of environmental and natural resources assets. Examine environmental performance and trends in agriculture, electricity generation, transportation, and pulp and paper manufacturing.

Climate Protection And The National Interest

The Links Among Climate Change, Air Pollution, And Energy Security

Shows how an integrated U.S. approach to dealing with of climate change, air pollution, and energy security would be a much more efficient and economical way of solving these linked problems.

The Costs of Climate Protection

A Guide for the Perplexed

Provides readers a tool by which to form their own judgment about the likely economic impact of climate protection policy.

Ozone Protection in the United States

Elements of Success

This report addresses a profoundly important question: given hard evidence that human activity is damaging the atmosphere, can we alter deeply embedded economic habits to forestall it?

The right climate for carbon taxes

Creating economic incentives to protect the environment

Explores the main components of a tax-reform strategy that promotes environmental improvement.

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