Tests and evaluates whether two information-gathering techniques -- GIS and PRA -- can be integrated to help local organizations prepare better rural development plans and make better decisions about managing their resources.
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.
Environmental change and human health
A joint publication by the World Resources Institute, the United Nations Environment Programme, the United Nations Development Programme, and the World Bank
Explores the links between environmental quality and human health, looking both at the environmental threats associated...
Environmental lobbying in Indonesia has traditionally been done by pressuring the Indonesian state on one hand and the donor countries and global funding agencies such as the World Bank and IMF on the other hand.
This background paper addresses the question, "How has financial globalization directly and indirectly changed the context for influencing the environmental character of Mexico's development?"
A Case Study of China
How has financial globalization directly and indirectly changed the context for influencing the environmental character of China's development?
The Public Health Risks
Brings together an extensive body of experimental and epidemiological research from around the world documenting the effects of widely used pesticides on the immune system and the attendant health risks.
Guidelines for action to save, study and use Earth's biotic wealth sustainably and equitably...
Offers the most systematic and comprehensive plan ever devised to protect the world's total stock of genes, species, and ecosystems....
What the North can do
Spells out actions that the North must take if the world economy is gong to continue to develop and yet avoid the environmental degradation that threatens to undermine living standards.