Economic growth is relatively high and accelerates, while population in 2050 is in the mid-range of the scenarios.
No scenario represents business as usual, although all begin from current conditions and trends.
They seek to realize the human rights of all and to achieve gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls.
They are integrated and indivisible and balance the three dimensions of sustainable development: the economic, social and environmental. is unquestionably perceived to be the leading world power, and is followed at a distance by China; however U. will lose its currently undisputed role as the number one world power by the year 2020. Responding to the findings of the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change that warming of the climate system is unequivocal, and that delay in reducing emissions significantly constrains opportunities to achieve lower stabilization levels and increases the risk of more severe climate change impacts Recognizing that deep cuts in global emissions will be required to achieve the ultimate objective of the Convention and emphasizing the urgency to address climate change as indicated in the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, The Conference of the Parties decides to launch a comprehensive process to enable the full, effective and sustained implementation of the Convention through long-term cooperative action, now, up to and beyond 2012.
International networks of politicians, scientists, civil society to tackle difficult global problems, rating official and real policies of nation states and private firms. Rischard in an interview to Open the point of view of business The insurance and re-insurance industry has key data to evalutate the costs of climate change.
Swiss Re, a major re-assurance firm, has been monitoring climate change for years.PDF Global sustainability - an assessment and a call for action by a UN High Level Panel (2012) Under the title: "Resilient People, Resilient Planet: A future worth choosing", more than 50 recommendations are motivated with analyses and reflections. This is the opionion of a large sample of citizens in Brazil, China, Germany, France, the United Kingdom, India, Japan, Russia and the U. Bali action plan The standard economic approach to climate change policy, with its almost exclusive emphasis on rational responses to monetary incentives, is seriously flawed.The new paradigm in economics shed light on how to cope with climate change.The world A jungle where only the law of the strongest holds? A lonely planet undergoing a climate change that leaderships are ignoring?A volcano just before a global democratic revolution?The 2005 totals represent 322 million tons of carbon dioxide equivalent (t CO2e)—almost a 40-fold increase over the previous years’ volumes.In addition to the robust trading on European exchanges, the new international marketplace has triggered significant investments in Clean Development Mechanisms projects in developing nations.Economic growth rates are somewhat low initially but increase with time, and population in 2050 is nearly as high as in Order from Strength.Techno Garden – This scenario depicts a globally connected world relying strongly on environmentally sound technology, using highly managed, often engineered, ecosystems to deliver ecosystem services, and taking a proactive approach to the management of ecosystems in an effort to avoid problems.Global Orchestration – This scenario depicts a globally connected society that focuses on global trade and economic liberalization and takes a reactive approach to ecosystem problems but that also takes strong steps to reduce poverty and inequality and to invest in public goods such as infrastructure and education.Economic growth in this scenario is the highest of the four scenarios, while it is assumed to have the lowest population in 2050.