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Climate Change And Development Consultation On Key Researchable Issues Section 1 Framing The Issues

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Document begins: CLIMATE CHANGE AND DEVELOPMENT CONSULTATION ON KEY RESEARCHABLE ISSUES SECTION 1 FRAMING THE ISSUES SALEEMUL HUQ, LAUREL MURRAY AND HANNAH REID Saleemul Huq and Hannah Reid Climate Change Group International Institute for Environment and Development 3 Endsleigh Street, London WC1H 0DD, UK Tel: (+44 20) 7388 2117 Fax: (+44 20) 7388 2826 Email: 1.0 Introduction 1.1. About the Report The overall report brings together information from a variety of sources including published and unpublished literature on climate change and different (mainly sectoral) aspects of development, case studies from three regions (South Asia, East Africa and West Africa) and countries (India, Kenya and Senegal) in Asia and Africa, as well a questionnaire survey and inputs and opinions from a wide variety of experts. It is not meant to be a comprehensive assessment of the existing literature (such as the periodic assessments of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), which involve hundreds of scientists over several years, or the recently completed Millennium Ecosystem Assessment, which cost over US$20 million and involved over a hundred scientists over several years). This scoping study has been undertaken by a small group of analysts, drawn from a number of institutions based ...

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