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    Greenhouse gas market 2012: new markets, new mechanisms, new opportunities

    International Emissions Trading Association, 2012
    This annual flagship publication by the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA) provides a comprehensive guide to the latest developments in global carbon markets, bringing together market specialists in a series of expert contributions. The report notes that global carbon markets have continued to grow in 2012 despite difficulties in core markets in the European Union.
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    Planning for a low carbon future: lessons learned from seven country studies

    Energy Sector Management Assistance Programme [World Bank / UNDP], 2012
    Developing countries are faced with the dual challenge of reducing poverty while improving management of natural capital and mitigating the emission of greenhouse gases (GHG) and local pollutants. The challenge is particularly acute for large, rapidly growing economies, such as India, China and Brazil.
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    The South African Renewables Initiative: Advancing South Africa’s Low Carbon Industrial and Economic Strategy

    South Africa’s current industrial policy aims to diversify the nation’s technological and industrial base beyond traditional dependence on mining, mineral processing and agriculture, by improving competitiveness and output in upstream engineering and ‘nearby’ industries such as transport machinery and food processing. This paper sets out the case for enhancing South Africa’s industrial and broade
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    Low carbon development and poverty: exploring poverty alleviating mitigation action in developing countries

    Energy Research Centre, 2012
    Climate change and poverty mostly fall into the adaptation category in the current research literature and relevant policy making due to the assumption that poor countries produce only low carbon emissions.
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    Frankfurt School - UNEP Collaborating Centre for Climate & Sustainable Energy Finance (FS UNEP)

    Frankfurt School – UNEP Collaborating Centre for Climate & Sustainable Energy Finance helps to develop cost-effective ways to reduce carbon emissions from energy supply and use by mobilising
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    A guidebook to the green economy, issue 1: green economy, green growth, and low-carbon development – history, definitions and a guide to recent publications

    Department of Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations, 2012
    Green economy has been proposed as a means for catalysing national policy development and international cooperation to respond to climate change related crises and support sustainable development. The concept has received significant international attention over the past few years, which has resulted in a rapidly expanding literature on the topic.
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    Tackling perverse subsidies in agriculture, fisheries and energy

    International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development, 2012
    Subsidies have always been part of the policy toolbox that governments use to achieve a variety of policy goals. This information note focuses on three sectors of particular relevance from a sustainable development perspective, namely agriculture, fisheries and energy, reviewing the scale and composition of subsidies provided in these sectors and their relative impact.
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    Future perfect

    Department of Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations, 2012
    This United Nations flagship publication launched at the Rio+20 Conference on Sustainable Development in June 2012 aims to raise awareness on sustainability and green growth. The objective is to show renewed political commitment for sustainable development, while assessing progress to date.
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    Institutional innovations in African smallholder carbon projects

    Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research, 2012
    According to this report, climate funds for reducing greenhouse gas emissions can benefit small farmers and help achieve development objectives. In the detailed study of six African agricultural carbon projects, researchers found that communities are benefiting from a range of activities related to planting and managing trees on farms.
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    Return on investment from industrial energy efficiency: evidence from developing countries

    Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei, 2012
    Energy efficiency is a foundation of any good energy policy; the economic, security and environmental benefits of energy efficiency have been recognised for decades.