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Searching with a thematic focus on Low carbon energy in climate change, Climate change, Energy, Environment

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    International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)

    The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) promotes the widespread and increased adoption and the sustainable use of all forms of renewable energy.
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    Energy [r]evolution: a sustainable India energy outlook

    Greenpeace International, 2012
    This paper is the result of a collaborative effort between Greenpeace, the European Renewal Energy Council and the Global Wind Energy Council. It presents a roadmap to attain a sustainable energy sector in India that ensures continued high economic growth.
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    Governing clean development in least developed countries: do CDM rules promote renewable energy in Ethiopia?

    Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, 2012
    The Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) has mobilised significant investment in renewable energy technology around the world. Yet there is a pressing need to reform CDM rules to incentivise renewable energy investment in low-income countries, this paper concludes. The theoretical approach of this study to analysing climate governance processes is grounded in sociological institutionalism.
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    Energy cooperation in South Asia: prospects and challenges

    South Asia Watch on Trade, Economics & Environment, 2010
    Reliable energy supply is needed to alleviate poverty and achieve sustainable economic growth. This paper assesses the barriers to regional energy cooperation in South Asia Growth focusing particularly on Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal.
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    Water for electricity: resource scarcity, climate change and business in a finite world

    Stockholm Environment Institute, 2012
    This report examines the potential impact of low carbon electricity generation technologies on water resources and how these water considerations might shape renewable generation choices. The report argues that water requirements for power generation depend on generation technology, type of cooling technology used in thermoelectric power generation and electricity demand itself.
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    Household cookstoves, environment, health, and climate change: a new look at an old problem

    World Bank, 2011
    In many developing countries, the poor are still using biomass energy to meet their household cooking needs. This report examines the lessons learned from cookstove campaigns, policies and programmes and the potential of advanced biomass cookstoves as 'game changers'.
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    Quantifying Carbon and distributional benefits of solar home system programs in Bangladesh

    World Bank, 2011
    Scaling-up adoption of renewable energy technology, such as solar home systems, to expand electricity access in developing countries can accelerate the transition to low-carbon economic development. Using a purposely collected national household survey, this study quantifies the carbon and distributional benefits of solar home system programs in Bangladesh.
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    Gender Implications of Biofuels Expansion in Africa: the case of Mozambique

    World Bank, 2012
    This study uses a gendered dynamic CGE model to assess the implications of biofuels expansion in a low-income, land-abundant setting. It compares scenarios with different gender employment intensities in producing jatropha feedstock for biodiesel.
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    Global Network on Energy for Sustainable Development (GNESD)

    The Global Network on Energy for Sustainable Development (GNESD) is a UNEP facilitated knowledge network of Member Centres of Excellence and Associates, and network partners worldwide.
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    Mapping of Norwegian civil society organizations working on energy and sustainable development

    ECON Pöyry, 2011
    This study provides a mapping of Norwegian CSOs working on energy and development issues in developing countries and an overview assessment of how the CSOs fit with the priorities of the Norwegian Government’s Clean Energy for Development Initiative.

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