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World Bank, WRI, World Resources Institute, Resources for the Future, RFF, UNFCCC, GATT, WTO,  world environment organization, WEO,  Forum on Environment and Development, Millennium Round, RIIA, Conference of the Parties, COP, IISD, Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice , SBSTA, HWWA, Environmental Defense Fund, EDF, ENB, Royal Institute of International Affairs, Electronic Industries Alliance, EIA,   Directorate General XI (Environment),  European Consultative Forum on the Environment and Sustainable Development, European Union, International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development, ICTSD, Pew Center, UNEP, WRI, WBCSD, CERES, Group of 77, G7, G8, UNCTAD, Global Sustainable Development Facility, UNDP, Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, OECD, Joint Research Centre, Stockholm Environment Institute, University of Washington,  Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC),   American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE), Institute for Ecological Economic Research, , Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, International Energy Agency (IEA), DG XVII, World Semiconductor Council (WSC), European Business Council E5,  [U.S.] Department of Energy, [U.S.] House of Representatives, University of Manchester, Federal [German] Ministry of the Environment, World Economic Forum, Davos, Switzerland, Council on Economic Priorities CEP, EU Parliament, EPOC, the Environment Policy Committee, International Chamber of Commerce, ICC,  [Baden-Wuerttemberg] Ministry of the Environment, [United States] Business Roundtable BRT, Committee on International Investment and Multinational Enterprises (CIME), German federal Red-Green coalition government, DG II, Hamburg Institute of Economic Research HWWA, [Russian] State Committee for Environmental Protection, Environmental Defense Fund EDF, Resources for the Future RFF, National Environmental Policy Institute NEPI, International Telework Association and Council ITAC, Worldwatch Insititute, United Nations Human Development Report (HDR),  Columbia University, Zeitschrift für neues Energierecht ZNER, European Environment Agency EEA, Fifth Framework Programme,  HPCWire, U.S. National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, CO, Economic Times-India ,  Bremen Energiekonsens, Oeko-Institute, Swedish Society for Nature Conservation, SSNC, Bra Miljoeval, FSC, Forest Stewardship Council, World Conservation Union, IUCN, European Environmental Bureau, EEB, Worldwide Fund for Nature, WWF, German Corporation for Technical Cooperation, GTZ, Group for Efficient Appliances GEA, TCO,  Consortium for International Earth Science Information Network CIESIN, Centre for Remote Imaging, Sensing and Processing (CRISP),   American Meteorological Society, Globe Network,  Max Planck Institute for Meteorology, Hamburg, Princeton University, Yale University,  Edinburgh University, Natural Environment Research Council,  Potsdam Institute for Climate Change Research, Cornell University, Center for Environmental Systems Research,  Kassel,   International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria, World Energy Council (WEC), American Geophysical Union AGU, Industry Council for Electronic
Recycling, Climatic Change, ICLIPS Project, Battelle Institute, Washington DC, Kiel Institute of World Economics, German Economic Institute in Berlin, IIASA in Laxenburg, the Jackson Environment Institute of the University of London, European Forum on Integrated Environmental Assessment EFIEA, Geoforschungszentrum Potsdam, World Energy Council WEC, Carbon Dioxide Analysis Center at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Tennessee, USA, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden, International Climate Change Partnership ICCP,  Integrated Global Observing Strategy IGOS, Committee on Earth Observation Satellites CEOS, Working Group on Information Systems and Services WGISS, Global Climate Observing System GCOS, Global Ocean Observing System GOOS, Global Terrestrial Observing System GTOS, World Climate Research Programme WCRP, International Geosphere Biosphere Programme IGBP, Fifth Framework Programme, CORDIS Focus, Center for International Earth Science Information Network at Columbia University, CIESIN, Synergies, Inter-Linkages, London School of Economics, United Nations University, Environmental Finance, Third Assessment Report TAR, Special Report on Emissions Scenarios SRES, University of East Anglia, New Scientist, Politische Oekologie, Economist,, Institute for Development Studies at the University of Sussex, Business Week, Pacific Institute, Netaid, Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development ICTSD, World Conservation Union, Global Environment and Trade Study, Yale, Sky Trust Initiative, Corporation for Enterprise Development (CFED), Redefining Progress, Karlsruhe Research Centre, Center for Energy and Climate Solutions, Center for National Policy


China, India, Ukraine, New Zealand, Canada, Nepal, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Thailand, Switzerland, Central and Eastern Europe, CEE, Netherlands, Columbia, Namibia, Southern Africa, Singapore, Southeast Asia, Indonesia, South America, North America, Poland,



Mitsubishi, Pratt & Whitney, AT&T, Nortel, IBM, Motorola, Intel, Der Norske Veritas, DNV, United Technologies, Siemens, Reuters, Royal Dutch Shell, Dupont, BP Amoco, AT&T, Oracle, Ericsson, Telia, Henkel, Renet, 3M Corporation, Xerox Corporation,   Power Integrations Inc., DIK, IBM,  SGS Group, Natsource,  BP Amoco Germany, KPMG, DNV, ICF, AT&T Corp., Litton Corp., AOL, Orbital and the Science Application International Corporation, Washington Post,  NEC Corporation, Green Pages, New York Times, Financial Times, STMicroelectronics, Ericsson, Electrolux, The Economist, Gallon Environment Letter,  Kluwer Academic Publishers, BBC,



Scott Barrett, Klaus Toepfer, Tobias Reichert, Michael Zammit Cutajar, Klaus Liebig, Kok Kee Chow, Harris Gleckman, Heister, Telenes, Axel Michaelowa, Annie Petsonk, Michael Grubb,   John Chafee, Judith Bayer, Stephen Harper, Reinhard Loske, Simon Upton,   Duncan Brack, Lucas Assuncau, Liz Cook, Kofi Annan, Nick Sonntag, Stefan Rahmstorf, Vladimir Demkine, Kevin Baumert, Richard Gammon, Evelyn L. Wright , Howard Geller, Joseph J. Romm,  Matt Howard,  Jay Hakes, Jens Martens, Kilian Delbrueck, Professor Dr. Hans-Juergen Ewers, Ulrich Mueller, Peter Zapfel, Dr. Bergmann, Dr. Christoph Boehringer, Garth Edward, Peter Knoedel, Dr. Sergey N. Kuraev, Sir John Browne, Annie Petsonk, Ray Kopp, Franz Josef Radermacher, Christine Zumkeller, Axel Michaelowa, Sergio Trindade, Representative Frank R. Wolf, James Gustave Speth, Inge Kaul, Jeffrey Sachs, Amartya Sen, Joseph Stiglitz, Nordhaus, Cline, Geoffrey Heal, Dr. Klaus Traube, Martin Riedel, Domingo Jiménez-Beltrán,  Christof Timpe, Steve Mizrach, President Clinton, George Bush, Bill McKibben, David Bradford, Klaus Keller, William D. Nordhaus, Andrew Kerr, Donald Turcotte, Joseph Alcamo, Nebojsa Nakicenovic, Peter Hennicke, Amory Lovins, Hartmut Grassl,  Birgit Breuel, Gerhard Petschel-Held, Hans-Joachim Schellnhuber, Ferenc Toth, Thomas Bruckner, Lennart Bengtsson, Ludger Timmen, Kevin Fay, Gary Sampson,  Harry Lehmann, Jeremy Leggett , Antonio Soria, Matthias Weber, Astrid Zwick, Hakan Nordström, S.Vaughan,  Guy de Jonquieres, Jeffrey Garten, Braden Allenby, Mike Moore, Daniel Esty, M.Calabrese, Joseph Romm, Nevin Cohen,

Concepts in climate policy

free-riders, multilateral environmental agreement, MEA, Kyoto Protocol,  baseline methodologies, additionality, verification, reporting, ISO 14000, Clean Development Mechanism, CDM,  JI, international, emissions trading, IET,  environment, greenhouse gases, GHG, solar, electricity, emission permits, trade, finance, domestic trading,  transnational corporations, TNC, globalization, regimes, investment, Gulf Stream, GDP, indicator, "Energy Star" program,  "Early Action" crediting,  Rio Earth Summit, Agenda 21, Business Charter for Sustainable Development, Early Action,  Montreal Protocol, CFCs, "free-rider" problem, public goods theory, "prisoners' dilemma",  combined heat and power (CHP), cogeneration,
'green certificates', remote sensing, Geographical Information Systems (GIS), photovoltaic, green power, green electricity, databank, tracking, climate modelling, El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO), anthropogenic climate, ice cores, tree rings, volcanic eruptions, stratospheric and tropospheric ozone, atmospheric chemistry, biogeochemical cycles,  World Climate Research Program (WCRP) and the International Geosphere Biosphere Programme (IGBP), CLIVAR (Climate Variability and Predictability), integrated models, thermohaline circulation collapse, Atlantic Conveyor Belt, Global Environment Outlook 2000, Buenos Aires Action Plan, Integrated Assessment, Tolerable Windows Approach (TWA), Pilot Programme on Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reductions, World Energy Assessment, COP5, Environmental Kuznets Curve (EKC), environmental treaties, international environmental agreements, insurance, Business as Usual scenario, thresholds,


labour standards, Seattle, protectionist, information and communication technology, ICT, IST, MAI, Multinational Enterprises MNEs, Transnational Corporations TNCs, Multilaterial Agreement on Investment MAI, ISO 14031 Environmental Performance Evaluation, Social Accountability SA 8000, the CERES principles, Responsible Care program, UNEP's financial-institutions initiative, "Cologne Report", Production Processes and Methods PPMs, preferential treatment, Information Society Technologies IST, telematics, environmental management, supercomputers, High Performance Computing, labels, eco-labelling,  Gelsenkirchen,