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Human development report 2007/2008 : fighting climate change : human solidarity in a divided world

Author: United Nations Development Programme.
Publisher: New York : United Nations Development Programme : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The report ... calls for a "twin track approach that combines stringent mitigation to limit 21st Century warming to less than 2°C (3.6° F) with strengthened international cooperation on adaptation. On mitigation, the authors call on developed countries to ... cut greenhouse gas emissions by at least 80% of 1990 levels by 2050. It advocates a mix of carbon taxation, more stringent cap-and-trade programmes, energy  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: United Nations Development Programme.
ISBN: 9780230547049 0230547044
OCLC Number: 187311028
Language Note: English.
Description: xvi, 384 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Fighting climate change: human solidarity in a divided world --
The 21st Century climate challenge --
Climate shocks: risk and vulnerabililty in an unequal world --
Avoiding dangerous climate change: strategies for mitigation --
Adapting to the inevitable: national action and international cooperation.
Other Titles: Fighting climate change : human solidarity in a divided world
HDR 2007/2008
Responsibility: published for the United Nations Development Programme.

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This year's Human Development Report explains why we have less than a decade to change course and start living within our global carbon budget, and how climate change will create long-run low human  Read more...

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