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World development report 2010 : development and climate change.

Author: World Bank.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : World Bank, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : International government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This report explores how public policy can change to better help people cope with new or worsened risks, how land and water management must adapt to better protect a threatened natural environment while feeding an expanding and more prosperous population, and how energy systems will need to be transformed. The authors examine how to integrate development realities into climate policy - in international agreements,  Read more...
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Material Type: Government publication, International government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: World Bank.
ISBN: 9780821379875 0821379879 9780821379882 0821379887
OCLC Number: 502999850
Notes: Each issue has a distinctive title.
Description: xxi, 417 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Overview: changing the climate for development --
1. Understanding the links between climate change and development --
Focus A: the science of climate change --
Part I --
2. Reducing human vulnerability: helping people help themselves --
Focus B: Biodiversity and ecosystem services in a changing climate --
3. Managing land and water to feed nine billion people and protect natural systems --
4. Energizing development without compromising the climate --
Part II --
5. Integrating development into a global climate regime --
Focus C: Trade and climate change --
6. Generating the funding needed for mitigation and adaptation --
7. Accelerating innovation and technology diffusion --
8. Overcoming behavioral and institutional inertia.
Other Titles: Development and climate change

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Thirty years ago, half the developing world lived in extreme poverty today, a quarter. Now, a much smaller share of children are malnourished and at risk of early death. And access to modern  Read more...

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