The Resource The international development agenda and the climate change challenge : policy note, Committee for Development Policy

The international development agenda and the climate change challenge : policy note, Committee for Development Policy

Label
The international development agenda and the climate change challenge : policy note
Title
The international development agenda and the climate change challenge
Title remainder
policy note
Statement of responsibility
Committee for Development Policy
Title variation
Policy note
Title variation remainder
the international development agenda and the climate change challenge
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The extent of the climate change challenge is such that it makes it impossible for the world to continue along a path of 'business as usual.' The present mechanisms in place are grossly inadequate. Focusing international cooperation on climate change solely on the establishment of emission targets is far from adequate. Such an approach will not properly address development challenges or help achieve internationally agreed goals. The current international development agenda needs to set forth the actions and approaches required to ensure that economic behaviour is compatible with environmental constraints in a way in which aggregate costs are minimized, the vulnerable are protected and economic growth is maximized. The integration of climate change and development goals will require a fundamental reorientation in the current developmental trajectory so that the carbon intensity of production is reduced while economic growth is maintained. It will also require a renewed and more effective partnership between the developed and developing countries as well as between the public and the private sectors."--Page v
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
ZCU
Dewey number
363.738/74
Government publication
international or intergovernmental publication
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
QC981.8.C5
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
The international development agenda and the climate change challenge : policy note, Committee for Development Policy
Publication
Note
  • "October 2007."
  • "Sales No. E.07. II. A.7."
  • Title from electronic t.p. (viewed on Feb. 4, 2008)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The greenhouse challenge -- The challenge of stabilization -- Policy responses so far -- Development and climate change : rethinking the current approach -- New partnerships towards sustainable development -- Conclusions and recommendations
Control code
ocn191800949
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 20 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781435630024
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
color illustrations, digital, PDF file
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b36362062
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)191800949
  • ebsco1435630025
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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