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The Road From Bali

It was a day later than scheduled, but the 13th U.N. climate change conference (COP-13) in Bali at last came to a close. The world is now breathing a sigh of relief; as late as Saturday, negotiations looked like they would run off the tracks. But Bali gave us only a vague sense of the road ahead, and the only certainty is that the road will be difficult.

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REDD Flags: What We Need to Know About the Options

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p>Reducing global GHG emissions can be aided by reducing deforestation, while simultaneously helping to protect forests and promote sustainable development.

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A Roadmap on Climate Change

Climate change is also changing the political climate. In this International Herald Tribune editorial, Senator John Kerry and I cover current international and U.S. climate change politics, and what must happen in the 13th U.N. climate change conference (COP-13) beginning this week in Bali, Indonesia. Read the editorial.

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Slicing the Pie

Sector-based Approaches to International Climate Agreements

What form will sectoral commitments take? Which sectors are best suited to sectoral approaches to climate mitigation? How might sectoral agreements be integrated into the broader climate regime? This report looks at potential answers to these questions.

Weathering the Storm

Options for Framing Adaptation and Development

Clarifies the relationship between adaptation and development by analyzing 135 projects, policies, and other initiatives from the developing world that have been labeled by implementers or researchers as "adaptation to climate change."

Target: Intensity

An Analysis of Greenhouse Gas Intensity Targets

An analysis of GHG Intensity targets, underlying indicators, rationales, real-world applications, and implementation issues.

Navigating the Numbers

Greenhouse Gas Data and International Climate Policy

Provides a comprehensive assessment of the world's greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions at the global, national, sectoral, and fuel levels and identifies implications of the data for international cooperation on global climate change....

From Stakeholders to Rights Holders

Community Participation in Kuala Lumpur Biodiversity Negotations

May 7, 2004. Gives a brief overview of the seventh meeting of the CBD and its results for funders and civil society organizations with a special emphasis on the significance of the meeting to poor communities and indigenous peoples worldwide.

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