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.
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.
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.
Details struggles over basic design and features of the Clean Development Mechanism established in the 1997 Kyoto Protocol to the Framework Convention on Climate Change. Reviews different designs and explores how an "open architecture" CDM might operate.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.