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Transparency Issues with ACEA Agreement

Are investors driving blindly?

The ACEA Agreement target in 2008 will entail costs for the industry that are likely to to distributed differently between the member companies. Yet these costs, along with their competitive implicatications, remain hidden from the public.

Institutional Capacity and Climate Actions

This paper, published by the IEA and OECD, explores the issue of country-level institutional capacity necessary for future climate-related actions, particularly in developing countries.

Building on the Kyoto Protocol

Options for Protecting the Climate

Experts from around the world explore options for strengthening the Kyoto Protocol and Climate Convention, including proposals to engage both developed and developing countries in protecting the climate.

From Kyoto to Marrakech

Global Climate Politics and Local Communities

Provides a background on the threat posed by and history of international response to climate change while identifying opportunities to maximize local participation in these processes, concluding with a strategy for intervention.

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.

Risky business

Lessons in risk management for an international greenhouse gas emissions market

Identifies risk-management principles pertinent to the international market for greenhouse gas emissions rights and fashions recommendations for each.

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