Environmental Governance Sourcebook

Environmental Governance Sourcebook

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The Environmental Governance Sourcebook is prepared primarily for countries with economies in transition. It is intended to provide guidance for members of municipal and county councils, organizations, and individuals who are involved in the decision making process or implementing decisions that should lead to sustainable development. The publication is divided into the following four chapters: global environmental challenges, international framework for environmental governance, instruments for implementation of national environmental policy, and international sources of assistance in environmental governance.GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS 1.1 Climate Change Why should we be concerned about climate change? ... and water vapour) in the eartha#39;s atmosphere results in the formation of something like a ceiling, which does not allow additional ... are the greatest contributor to global warming and the greatest contributing sector is energy (fossil fuel combustion). ... Contribution Gas Main Anthropogenic Sources (%) C02 Energy use, deforestation and changing land- use, cementanbsp;...

Title:Environmental Governance Sourcebook
Author:United Nations Development Programme. Regional Bureau for Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States
Publisher:United Nations Publications - 2003


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