Interim Report on Climate Change Country Studies


March 1995

Editors:
Cecilia Ramos-Mañé
Uruguay National Commission on Global Change

Ron Benioff
U.S. Country Studies Program

U.S. Country Studies Program

Participating U.S. Goverment Agencies
Environmental Protection Agency Department of Agriculture
Department of Energy National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Agency for International Development National Science Foundation
Department of State Department of the Interior
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Department of Health and Human Services

DOE/PO-0032


TABLE OF CONTENTS

Foreward

Executive Summary

Introduction

Bolivia: A Methodology for Emissions Inventory and Vulnerability and Adaptation Assessment
Bolivia Country Study Project Team

Central America: Vulnerability Assessment to Climate Change for the Water, Coastal, and Agricultural Resources
Central America Country Studies Project Team

China: Studies Addressing Global Climate Change
Guo Yuan, Institute of Nuclear Technology, Tsinghua University, Beijing, P.R. China Lin Erda, Agrometeorology Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing, P.R. China Liu Zhiping, Energy Research Institute, State Planning Commission and Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, P.R. China

The Czech Republic: Preliminary Results of Country Study on Climate Change
RNDr. Bedrich Moldan et al., National Climate Program of the Czech Republic

Egypt: Inventory and Mitigation Options, and Vulnerability and Adaptation Assessment
Dr. Mohamed El-Raey, Dean, Institute of Graduate Studies & Research, Alexandria University Dr. Dia H.El-Quosy, Director, Water Management Research Institute, National Water Research Center Dr. Mahmoud El-Shaer, Professor & Head Agron. Dept., Cairo University Dr. Osama A.El Kholy, Senior Advisor, Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency (Project Manager) Eng. Ayat Soliman, Assistant to Project Manager, Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency

Estonia: Greenhouse Gas Emissions
J.M. Punning, M. Mandre, M. Ilomets, A. Karindi, Institute of Ecology, Estonian Academy of Sciences A. Martins, Institute of Energy Research, Estonian Academy of Sciences H. Roostalu, Institute of Soil Science and Agrochemistry, Estonian Agricultural University

Ethiopia: Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sources
Asress Wolde Giorgis, Ethiopian Energy Authority

Kazakhstan: Overall Approaches and Preliminary Results from Country Study
Sergei Kavalerchik, Asya Fisher, Main Administration for Hydrometeorology at the Cabinet of Ministry of the Republic of Kazakhstan Vsevolod Golubtsov, Edward Monocrovich, Olga Pilifosova, Irene Yeserkepova, Paishan Kozhahmetov, Lubov Lebed, Olga Glumova, Ivan Skotselyas, Valery Lee, Svetlana Dolgih, Zoja Korneeva, Svetlana Mizina, Dmitriy Danchuk, Kazakh Scientific- Research Hydrometeorological Institute Ervin Gossen, Alexei Startsev, Academy of Agricultural Sciences Maria Amirhanova, State Statistical Committee Nina Inosemtseva, Georgy Papafanasopulo, Ministry of Energy and Fuel Resources Boris Akimov, Valentin Matveev, Ministry of Industry Vladimir Medvedev, Alshin Ahmedzhanov, Ministry of the Environment

Malawi: Greenhouse Gas Inventory and Assessment of Climate Change Vulnerability
Francis X. Mkanda1 et al., Department of National Parks and Wildlife

Mexico: Emissions Inventory, Mitigation Scenarios, and Vulnerability and Adaptation
Mexico Country Studies Project Team

Mongolia: Preliminary 1990 Greenhouse Gas Inventory
D. Dagvadorj and M. Munkh-tsetseg, Hydrometeorological Research Institute, Ministry for Nature and the Environment, Mongolia

Peru: Emissions Inventory for Energy and Nonenergy Sectors
Jorge Ruiz Botto, Jorge Ponce Urquiza, Cesar Pizarro Castro, Juan Avila Lopez, Ivan Llamas Montoya, Elizabeth Culqui Diaz, Universidad Nacional de Ingenieria (UNI), (Facultad de Ingenieria Ambiental) and Instituto Peruano de Energia Nuclear (IPEN), Servicio Nacional de Meteorologia e Hidrologia (SENAMHI)

Uruguay: Climate Change Vulnerability and Adaptation Assessment Methods for Coastal Resources and Agriculture
Annie Hareau, Raúl Hofstadter, Cecilia Ramos-MaĖé, and Andrés A. Saizar, Uruguay Climate Change Country Study Team, Comisión Nacional sobre el Cambio Global, Montevideo, Uruguay

Venezuela: Preliminary National Greenhouse Gas Inventory
Martha Perdomo, Nora Pereira, Yamil Bonduki, Ministry of Environment and Renewable Natural Resources, Ministry of Energy and Mines

Zimbabwe: Climate Change Impacts on Maize Production and Adaptive Measures for the Agricultural Sector
C. H. Matarira, Scientific and Industrial Research and Development Centre (SIRDC) J. M. Makadho, Agritex F. C. Mwamuka, SIRDC


The information presented here covers preliminary work carried out by the countries and has not necessarily been endorsed either by the respective Governments or the U.S. Government.

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