This summary highlights WWF expectations for the global climate deal to tackle dangerous climate change, to be agreed at the Copenhagen Climate Summit in December 2009. It outlines WWF

Forests have significant economic and ecological value as a provider of ecosystem services, being home to much of the world

The new analysis presents recent and expected emission developments of each country and various other indicators, and gives an overview of the most important activities by the federal governments to respond to the threat of climate change.

The G8 and MEF Summits in L

The Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) under the Kyoto Protocol allows the crediting of emission reductions from greenhouse gas (GHG) abatement projects in developing countries. Designated Operational Entities (DOEs) are accredited third party entities

The world is running up huge ecological debts, just as it has run up huge financial debts. Neither is sustainable. Leaders cannot successfully put capitalism back together again without at the same time fixing the greatest single consequence of unsustainability

This new policy brief focuses on small-scale agriculture,an important contributor to poverty reduction, rural development, and food security. It recommends support for small holder agriculture, for which the support has declined sharply in the past three decades.

Climate change has profound implications for managing freshwater resources and the people and species dependent on those resources, but water management long predates any awareness of anthropogenic climate change. Indeed, large-scale water management has been one of the great themes of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries worldwide.

Deforestation is a leading cause of climate change

A Global Financial Architecture for Climate Change (Global Financial Architecture) is needed to shift public and private finance and investment flows towards decoupling economic growth from increasing greenhouse gas emissions to a low carbon and