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Report on Wilton Park Conference 730 "Climate Change: What needs to be done in the North and South?"
Document begins: Report on Wilton Park Conference 730 "Climate Change: What needs to be done in the North and South?" This Paper is based on Wilton Park Conference WP730: Monday 17 ñ Friday 21 November 2003 on ìClimate Change: What needs to be done in North and Southî, which was organised in cooperation with The Norwegian Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Oslo LEAD International, London International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) Contents 1 Introduction Scientific perspectives Crisis in the Kyoto system? 2 Arresting damaging climate change: A paradigm shift akin to the abolition of slavery? 3 Two frameworks: "Contraction and Convergence" and "Equal per capita entitlements" 4 Alternatives to high carbon energy use Towards low carbon energy strategy Meeting the financing gap for energy alternatives Involving the private sector in low carbon energy projects A technological approach: Major investment in renewables in the North Energy security and new technologies Nuclear Power and global warming 5 National and regional responses United States Administration Russian perspectives on Kyoto Third World perspectives The case of China Asian perspectives 6 Sceptical voices and Kyoto 7 Responding to climate impacts: Scope for a new approach? Beyond aid to realistic funding 8 Beyond Kyoto The long-term ...