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Pricing carbon emissions in the context of international development

Posted by on Saturday, October 30, 2010, In : News 
Source: HARALD WINKLER*, ANDREW MARQUARD for Climate Policy, Volume 10, Number 5, 2010 , pp. 489-493(5)

Excerpt from the Editorial of Climate Policy

The Introduction has a very good example focusing on South Africa case. "Some developing countries are considering the option of using economic instruments as part of a broader policy of climate change mitigation. In South Africa, a carbon tax has been a very effective instrument for inducing relative emission reductions in the long-term mitigat...
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Water Scarcity in Southern Africa

Posted by Editor on Wednesday, July 7, 2010, In : Must read 

By Rose Anderson

Providing access to safe water is a priority for all nations, as water is a limited resource essential to human health and economic activity. For many people in Africa, there is little or no access to safe drinking water. Water scarcity in Africa is expected to increase in the near future due to economic growth and increasing populations. By 2025, 45% of the populat...

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