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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.

Making joint implementation work

Lessons from Central and Eastern Europe

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.

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Europe

Designing the Clean Development Mechanism

Operational and institutional issues

Prepared for the OECD Climate Forum, this paper addresses the two key institutional dimensions of the CDM: Design of the regulatory framework and design of the implementation models.

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