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Climate Change, Deforestation, and the Fate of the Amazon
The forest biome of Amazonia is one of Earth's greatest biological treasures and a major component of the Earth system. This century, it faces the dual threats of deforestation and stress fromExpand
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More Dollars than Sense: Refining Our Knowledge of Development Finance Using AidData
In this introductory essay to the special issue, we introduce a new dataset of foreign assistance, AidData, that covers more bilateral and multilateral donors and more types of aid than existingExpand
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Greening Aid?: Understanding the Environmental Impact of Development Assistance
Every year, billions of dollars of environmental aid flow from the rich governments of the North to the poor governments of the South. Why do donors provide this aid? What do they seek to achieve?Expand
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Targeting global conservation funding to limit immediate biodiversity declines
Inadequate funding levels are a major impediment to effective global biodiversity conservation and are likely associated with recent failures to meet United Nations biodiversity targets. SomeExpand
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Carbon intensity and economic development 1962–1991: A brief exploration of the environmental Kuznets curve
The relationship between national carbon dioxide emissions intensity (CO2 emitted per unit of Gross Domestic Product) and level of economic development has changed from essentially linear in 1962 toExpand
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Roadmap towards justice in urban climate adaptation research
The 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris (COP21) highlighted the importance of cities to climate action, as well as the unjust burdens borne by the world's most disadvantagedExpand
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Multipolarity and the new world (dis)order: US hegemonic decline and the fragmentation of the global climate regime
Abstract The international climate change negotiations leading to and including the Copenhagen and Cancun Conferences of the Parties in 2009 and 2010 have shown a very different balance of power fromExpand
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Political Economy of the Environment
Sociological theories about the political economy of the environment have appeared in two waves. The first wave has a productivist orientation, showing how the normal workings of industrialExpand
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Who Ratifies Environmental Treaties and Why? Institutionalism, Structuralism and Participation by 192 Nations in 22 Treaties
International environmental accords have become important mechanisms by which nations make promises to administer natural resources and manage the global environment. Previous studies, relying mainlyExpand
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