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Draft policy framework for efficient water use in energy production - eldis (2014/10/22)
This report proposes a policy framework which aims to enhance harmonisation of policies linked to water and energy. It is argued that this policy framework can assist in the development of new legal/policy instruments or review of existing instrumen ...

Daily programme for Wednesday, 22 October 2014 (ADP2-6). [FCCC/2014/III/OD/3] - UNFCCC Latest Documents (2014/10/22)

Record fall in electricity prices following carbon tax repeal - Govt. Australia (2014/10/22)
Scrapping the carbon tax has delivered Australian families and businesses the biggest drop in electricity prices on record.

Targeting ship sourced marine pollution through regional cooperation - SPREP (2014/10/22)

Development and the India-EU Strategic Partnership - ISN (2014/10/22)
This brief argues that the EU should enhance its strategic development partnership with India, even though the latter's 'southern identity' still makes it wary of working with traditional donor organizations and states. As part of what should be a go ...

EPA Launches a Voluntary Star-Rating Program to Reduce Pesticide Drift and Protect People,Wildlife and the Environment /More stars equals greater potential for reducing spray drift (HQ) - Govt. U.S.A. (2014/10/22)
WASHINGTON-The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing a new voluntary Drift Reduction Technology (DRT) program to encourage the use of verified, safer pesticide spray products to reduce exposure and pesticide move ...

Submissions from the Like-minded Developing Countries. [FCCC/ADP/2014/CRP.3] - UNFCCC Latest Documents (2014/10/22)

Erdogan President – A New Chapter Opened Up in Turkey - ISN (2014/10/22)
This paper provides an overview of the 2014 presidential elections in Turkey and what the success of the country's Prime Minister Recep Erdogan in the elections means for the future of Turkish politics.

Why Strategic Foresight Matters for Africa - ISN (2014/10/22)
This paper discusses the relevance and importance of strategic foresight for development policy in Africa. It then illustrates how the application of a quantitative integrated forecasting model such as the International Futures (IF) model could be us ...

Sur - International Journal on Human Rights Vol 11 No 20 (Jun 2014) - ISN (2014/10/22)
This issue includes articles on the main issues facing the human rights movement and its future. They include: 1) who the human rights movement represents; 2) whether human rights still offer an effective language for promoting social change; 3) how ...

The Market Stability Reserve in Perspective - ISN (2014/10/22)
This report looks at the EU Commission's proposal (introduced in January 2014) to establish a market stability reserve (MSR) for the EU's greenhouse gas Emissions Trading System (ETS). The report discusses the MSR’s rationale, the timing for its in ...

Actions Needed to Address Weaknesses in Information Security and Privacy Controls - ISN (2014/10/22)
This report examines the security and privacy of the US government Healthcare.gov website. More specifically, the authors 1) describe the planned exchanges of information between the Healthcare.gov website and other organizations; and 2) assess the e ...

Actions Needed to Strengthen Management of Research and Development - ISN (2014/10/22)
This report examines the extent to which the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) invests in research and development (R&D) and has policies and guidance for defining and overseeing its R&D efforts across the department. It also explores 1) the e ...

USAID Should Update its Trade Capacity Building Strategy - ISN (2014/10/22)
This report discusses USAID's trade capacity building (TCB) strategy. More specifically, the author 1) looks at the extent to which USAID’s 2003 strategy guides USAID’s TCB activities, and 2) describes methods USAID uses to coordinate TCB efforts ...

African Growth Miracle or Statistical Tragedy? - ISN (2014/10/21)
This paper considers whether the economic data reported by countries in sub-Saharan Africa accurately represents the situation on the ground. The author argues that because of the uneven application of methods and availability of data, any ranking of ...

The Impact of TTIP: The Underlying Economic Model - ISN (2014/10/21)
This research paper examines the European Commission's impact assessment (IA) of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) between North America and the European Union. More specifically, the authors analyze the appropriateness and va ...

President Obama at the General Assembly: Sobriety, Continuity, and Renewal - ISN (2014/10/21)
This commentary analyzes the speech made by US President Barack Obama to the UN General Assembly on September 24, 2014. More specifically, it examines the President's comments on 1) the US offensive against the Islamic State (IS); and 2) the conflict ...

An Immovable Object and an Unstoppable Force: The Uyghurs and Beijing - ISN (2014/10/21)
This commentary provides an overview of the tensions between the Uyghur minority in China’s Xinjiang autonomous region and the central government in Beijing. The author argues that unless Beijing is willing to pursue a more nuanced, diplomatic and ...

Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) - ISN (2014/10/21)
The UNFCCC REDD+ scheme aims to promote sustainable forest management in developing countries in order to reduce carbon dioxide emissions. This note discusses the extent to which REDD+ could contribute to meeting international climate targets, challe ...

CTC Sentinel 7 (9) - ISN (2014/10/21)
This issue of the Sentinel features articles on 1) the profiles of foreign fighters in Syria and Iraq; 2) Australians who are fighting for jihadist groups in Syria and Iraq; 3) the combat performance of Hamas in the Gaza conflict of 2014; 4) Iraq’s ...

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