Critical Political Ecology: The Politics of Environmental Science

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Abbreviations

AIJ

Activities Implemented Jointly

CBA

Cost-Benefit Analysis

CBD

Convention on Biological Diversity

CBNRM

Community Based Natural Resource Management

CCD

Convention to Combat Desertification

CDM

Clean Development Mechanism

COP

Conference of the Parties (to agreements such as the Kyoto Protocol)

CSE

Center for Science and Environment, Delhi

DIPS

Deliberative and Inclusionary Processes in Environmental Policymaking

EIA

Environmental Impact Assessment

EPA

Environmental Protection Agency (of the USA)

GBA

Global Biodiversity Assessment

GCM

General Circulation Model

GIS

Geographical Information System

GM

Genetically Modified

GMOs

Genetically Modified Organisms

IDNDR

International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction

ICRAF

International Center for Research in Agroforestry

IGBP

International Geosphere-Biosphere Program

I=PAT

(Equation): Environmental Impacts=function of Population growth, Affluence, and Technology

IPCC

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

IUCN

International Union for the Conservation of Nature

JI

Joint Implementation

LRTAP

Long Range Transport of Air Pollution

LTG

Limits to Growth

NASA

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NGO

Non-Governmental Organization

SBSTA

Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technical Advice to the UNFCCC

SSK

Sociology of Scientific Knowledge

UNEP

United Nations Environment Program

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