|Climate, Biodiversity, and Forests - Issues and Opportunities Emerging from the Kyoto Protocol (WRI, 1998, 40 pages)|
This report is the result of a collaboration between WRI and IUCN-The World Conservation Union. The author would first and foremost like to thank Brett Orlando of IUCN-The World Conservation Union, who made this collaboration possible. Brett provided invaluable editorial input to ensure balance and clarity within the report. Additionally, he drafted the box on Potential Impacts of Climate Change. At WRI, the author is extremely grateful to Nancy Kete and Nigel Sizer for invaluable input and guidance that helped bridge the issues of climate and biodiversity. The report benefited greatly from the comments and suggestions of reviewers, both from within WRI, including Bruce Cabarle, Laura Lee Dooley, Paul Faeth, Nels Johnson, Tony La Viña, Gwen Parker, Walt Reid, and Prances Seymour, and from IUCN-The World Conservation Union, Andrew M. Deutz, Patrick Dugan, Scott A. Hajost, Bill Jackson, Rachel Kyte, Jeffrey A. McNeely, Simon Rietbergen, and Richard Tarasofsky. I would particularly like to thank Liz Cook for her contributions throughout the project. The comments of external reviewers Sandra Brown, Kenneth Chomitz, Darren Goetze, David Pearce, and Youba Sokona were exceedingly valuable.
The author is grateful to Hyacinth Billings and Carol Rosen for managing the publication process. The report also benefited from the editorial talents of Patricia Ardila and Robert Livernash. This author alone is, of course, responsible for the document's accuracy and recommendations.