ICTSD Highlights


Bridges Weekly | IMF Meetings Highlight Improved Prospects for Global Economy

Improved trade and global growth estimates are cause for cautious optimism, officials at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Spring Meetings said last weekend, while urging countries to adopt structural reforms to boost growth and reduce unemployment. The Washington gathering - which focused primarily on how to transition from recession-era policies to those of a more [...]

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Pontes | Em suas recomendações a governos, IPCC destaca fontes de energia limpa

Em seu relatório mais recente, o Painel Intergovernamental sobre Mudanças Climáticas (IPCC, sigla em inglês) pede que os combustíveis fósseis sejam abandonados com urgência, de forma a evitar efeitos catastróficos das mudanças climáticas. Segundo o estudo, as políticas adotadas não têm sido suficientes para reduzir as emissões globais de gases-estufa, as quais nunca foram tão [...]

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«Мосты» | Региональная интеграция: выбор стран ВЕКЦА

Региональная интеграция является одной из важнейших черт современного развития в течение последних десятилетий. Термин, который возник для обозначения сближения экономик соседствующих государств, сегодня приобретает новую окраску в связи с экономической интеграцией государств и объединений, которые могут находиться на расстоянии, даже на разных континентах. Ярким примером такой интеграции является трансатлантическое партнерство США и ЕС.
На постсоветском пространстве [...]

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Bridges Weekly | Australia, Japan Reach Trade Deal

Japan and Australia clinched a bilateral trade pact on Monday, agreeing to slash import tariffs on a series of products, including beef, dairy, and automobiles. The news has sparked questions over what impact the deal might have on the pace - and outcome - of the 12-country Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations, of which both countries [...]

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BioRes | Sizing up farm and fish reform

At the end of March the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its latest study, for the first time in seven years assessing the impacts of climate change. The UN panel warned, “In recent decades, changes in climate have caused impacts on natural and human systems on all continents and across the oceans.” In [...]

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