The burning of fossil fuels emits greenhouse gases (GHGs), especially CO2, possibly causing climate change. Environmentally friendly energy development has enormous implications for developing countries as major emitters due to their rapid economic and population growth.
This publication provides an overview of some the most important land-related environmental and climate change problems that the world is facing. Land, Environment and Climate Change offers an overview of the relationship between land tenure, land management approaches and the environment.
The CLICO project has mobilized 14 research teams from Europe, North Africa, Sahel and the Middle East and brought together for the first time some of the world’s leading researchers in water resource, vulnerability, and peace and security studies.
With support from the Clean Technology Fund, fourteen middle income countries -- Algeria, Egypt, Indonesia, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Mexico, Morocco, Philippines, South Africa, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, and Vietnam -- plan to radically rebalance their na
NEW DELHI, 29 October 2010 – Participants at the Delhi International Renewable Energy Conference (DIREC 2010) voiced support for a UN campaign that aims for universal access to modern energy services and called on the international community to give this goal the highest priority.