This report explores ways to incorporate international aviation and maritime shipping in a climate policy regime. Currently, emissions from international transport are not included in climate policy targets under the Kyoto Protocol. One of the reasons is that it is not clear which country should be held accountable for which share of the emissions.

Responding to Japan's appeal, 35 members of the International Whaling Commission (iwc) recently attended the Conference for the Normalization of the International Whaling Commission at Tokyo. Experts

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Water scarcity affects all social and economic sectors and threatens the sustainability of the natural resource base. In addressing the issue of water scarcity, an inter-sectoral and multidisciplinary approach needs to be taken to maximize the economic and social welfare benefits of new policies. It is also essential to take into account development, supply, use and demand, and to place the emphasis on people, their livelihood and the ecosystems that support them.

Climate change is real. The sheen of industrial revolution is wearing off >> The cat is out of the bag. Since its last report in 2001, IPCC has a wider range of data, and more accurate analysis

Water-related disasters include flood, windstorms, drought, water epidemics, famine and landslides. These combine with other water-related hazards such as pollution and chemical spills, aquifer

A global background on global conservation evictions.

Over past decades, breeding objectives focused almost exclusively on performance: yearly egg production, milk yields, milk fat content, and growth rates. Efforts were concentrated on only a handful of breeds of cattle, pig and chicken. Substantial production increases were thus achieved

The purpose of this document is to propose the outlines of a broadly acceptable framework that addresses the following issues: differentiated targets and timetables; forests as carbon sinks; market-based mechanisms; adaptation; research, development and deployment; technology cooperation; and finance.

This new edition of "Findings of Recent IEA Work' provides a sample of the Agency's activities since its 2005 Ministerial meeting. Each page focuses on a specific subject or project,including references to IEA work that will be of use to governments, academics, journalists and the wider public. This volume is not all-inclusive, but seeks to highlight IEA efforts to respond to the concerns of its member countries and identify ways to overcome the energy challenges face.