Institutional Dimension of Global Environmental Change,
Carbon Management Research Activity
Report of the Initial Planning Meeting—MAY 29–30, 2000, TOKYO, JAPAN—
Institutional Dimensions of Global Environmental Change (IDGEC) is one of
the Science Projects of the International Human Dimensions Programme on Glob
al Environmental Change (IHDP). The core of the IDGEC project is the analysi
s of the roles of social institutions which play as determinants of the cour
se of human/environment interactions.
The initial planning meeting of the IDGEC's Carbon Management Research Act
ivity (CMRA) was held on May 29-30 in Tokyo, Japan. CMRA is a long-term inv
estigation into the range of institutional issues associated with the emergi
ng climate regime. Over thirty researchers from twelve countries and a range
of disciplines attended this meeting in order to move the research activity
from its initial scoping phase into the research phase. The report of the m
eeting is compiled in this volume.
Whole report is available at IDGEC web site;