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.
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.