Climate Change and the Kyoto Protocol's Clean Development Mechanism: Brazil, Bangladesh, Indonesia, South Africa

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Juta and Company Ltd, 2004 - Changement global (Environnement) - 107 pages
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Global warming and climate change pose a dire threat to life. The Kyoto Protocol is the UN treaty committing signatories to dealing with climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions. This is a non-technical account of what inspired people to transform the dry language of this international climate change treaty into measurable improvements in people's lives in four countries (Brazil, Bangladesh, Indonesia and South Africa). These stories come to life through a kaleidoscope of photographs and children's artworks.

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Accounting for Poverty
Accounting for the Environment
s1 Accounting for People
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Margie Orford is an award-winning journalist who has been dubbed the Queen of South African Crime Fiction. Her novels have been translated into nine languages. She was born in London and grew up in Namibia. A Fulbright Scholar, she was educated in South Africa and the United States. She is Executive Vice-President of South African PEN and a patron of Rape Crisis and the children's book charity The Little Hands Trust. She lives in Cape Town. The entire Clare Hart series is forthcoming from Witness Impulse.

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