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Climate Change and Developing Countries

Series: Advances in Global Change Research Volume: 11

By: NH Ravindranath and Jayant A Sathaye

286 pages, Figs, tabs

Springer-Verlag

Paperback | Dec 2002 | #136282 | ISBN: 140200771X
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About this book

Presents the alternative perspectives of developing countries on opportunities to benefit from the current and emerging global negotiations, institutions and mechanisms to address climate change. Analyses show that developing countries, with appropriate policy and institutional responses, can benefit from global programs. A comprehensive and simplified guide to assist negotiators and policy makers from developing countries, as well as researchers, is provided.


Contents

Preface * Acknowledgements * 1. Introduction * 2. Greenhouse Gas Emissions * 3. Carbon Emissions - Historical Trends and Future Scenarios * 4. Climate Change: Vulnerability, Impacts and Adaptation * 5. Climate Change Mitigation * 6. Policies, Programs, and Measures * 7. Global Mechanisms for Addressing Climate Change * 8. Climate Change: Development, Equity and Sustainability * 9. Climate Change and Developing Countries. References * Index.

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