Searching with a thematic focus on Low carbon energy in climate change, Climate change, Climate change poverty and vulnerability

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    Commonwealth of Dominica Second National Communication on Climate Change

    UNFCCC National Communications (Non-Annex I), 2012
    This Second National Communication (SNC) on Climate Change is in compliance with Dominica’s obligation to the UNFCCC. Chapter 1 sets the National Circumstances, and in particular the aspects of development policies related to the major components of climate change process.
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    The political economy of low carbon energy in Kenya

    University of Sussex, UK, 2014
    Is it possible for Kenya to simultaneously tackle energy poverty, contribute to climate change mitigation and reduce exposure to climate vulnerability? There is growing international focus on how to support more integrated approaches to addressing climate change in ways that capture synergies and minimise the trade-offs between climate change mitigation, adaptation and development.
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    The Political Economy of Low Carbon Energy in Kenya (working paper)

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2014
    There is growing international focus on how to support more integrated approaches to a ddressing climate change in ways that capture synergies and minimise the trade - offs between climate change mitigation, adaptation and development. These aims are embodied in the concept of climate compatible development (CCD). But what does this look like in practice in Kenya?
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    Lift lives for good: Actions to tackle inequality and climate change

    Oxfam, 2013
    This report focuses on inequality and climate change as two major injustices threatening the long-lasting change to lift people out of poverty and hunger. The climate change focus argues that climate change is prolonging and causing hunger and poverty through its impact on crops and livelihoods.
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    The Evidence of Benefits for Poor People ofIncreased Renewable Electricity Capacity: Literature Review

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2013
    Lack of access to electricity is seen as a major constraint to economic growth and increased welfare in developing countries. In this report, the authors conducted a review of the evidence that investments in electricity-generating capacity have benefits for poor people, and what factors influence that relationship.
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    Achieving Sustainable Energy for All in the Asia-Pacific

    UNDP Regional Centre in Bangkok, 2013
    In 2011 the United Nations launched the Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) initiative, aiming to achieve universal access to energy, double the rate of efficiency improvement, and double the share of renewables in the global energy mix by 2030.
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    Stakeholder engagement in preparing investments plans for the climate investment funds case studies from Asia, second edition

    Asian Development Bank, 2013
    Since the inception of the Climate Investment Funds (CIF), the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has participated in the preparation of 15 investment plans covering the two main CIF funds, the Clean Technology Fund (CTF) and the Strategic Climate Fund (SCF).
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    Operationalizing a gender‐sensitive approach in the Green Climate Fund

    United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, 2013
    Climate financing approaches will be more effective and provide broader benefits if they address inequalities that increase the vulnerability of women to climate change and adversely affect their ability to contribute to mitigation and adaptation efforts.
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    Developing country perspectives on ‘mitigation actions’, ‘NAMAs’, and ‘LCDS’

    Taylor and Francis Group, 2013
    The MAPS programme, which seeks to deepen mitigation ambition in developing countries, is engaged in exploring the concepts of Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) and Low Carbon Development Strategies (LCDS) from a developing country perspective.
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    Renewables 2013 global status report

    REN21 Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century, 2013
    Produced by REN21, the Renewables Global Status Report provides a comprehensive and timely overview of renewable energy market, industry, investment, and policy developments worldwide. It relies on the most recent data available, provided by a network of more than 500 contributors and researchers from around the world, all of which is brought together by a multidisciplinary authoring team.