Carbon dioxide emissions from the steel sector are significant and growing: global emissions of carbon dioxide from fuel combustion in the sector increased by 61 per cent between 2000 and 2009, an annual average growth rate of 5.4 per cent.
This policy brief is largely based on the World Atlas of Mangroves (2010) which provides a wealth of knowledge on the ecology, biodiversity, distribution, economic value, and management status of mangroves around the world.
The Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) has released a report analyzing and summarizing some of the major issues related to biofuels and biodiversity on the basis of the best available scientific information.
The GEF IW:Science synthesis report, brings together the findings and efforts of the IW System Type Working Groups (Groundwater, Lakes, Rivers, Land-based Pollution Sources and, Large Marine Ecosystems and the Open Ocean).
This report by InterAction Council warns that diminishing water supply across the world poses security & development risks. Says that water demand in India & China will run out of supplies in two decades & calls for upgradation of the water infrastructure.
This new report by IISD reviews the existing mechanism of subsidy delivery through public distribution systems and examines the possibility of using cash transfers as an option for fossil-fuel subsidy reform. It focuses specifically on kerosene distributed through the PDS and domestic LPG.