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China Human Development Report 2009/10: China and a sustainable future: towards a low carbon economy and societyUnited Nations Development Programme, 2010By analysing both the risks and potential benefits of China’s shift to a low carbon economy and society, this Human Development Report hopes to contribute to China’s rapidly evolving policies in this area.DocumentWorld Energy Council, 2012Based on more than 40 interviews with energy sector CEOs and senior executives, as well as the 2012 Energy Sustainability Index, this 4th edition of the World Energy Trilemma report attempts to identify and describe what industry executives believe they need from policymakers.Document
IRENA handbook on renewable energy nationally appropriate mitigation actions (NAMAs) for project developers and policy makersInternational Renewable Energy Agency, 2012This handbook focuses on the role that nationally appropriate mitigation actions (NAMAs) can play in promoting renewable energy (RE) in developing countries.Document
The residential solar water heaters (SWH) market in Lebanon in 2011: how can sound governmental policies boost a green economyGlobal Environment Facility, 2012Using the example of the Lebanese Ministry of Energy and Water’s (MEW) support for the residental solar water heating (SWH) market, this report highlights how sound governmental policies can boost a green economy.DocumentInternational Emissions Trading Association, 2012This 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.Document
A guidebook to the green economy, issue 1: green economy, green growth, and low-carbon development – history, definitions and a guide to recent publicationsDepartment of Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations, 2012Green 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.DocumentDepartment of Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations, 2012This 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.OrganisationThe Global Transition 2012 is an international network that aims to catalyse a global transition by building a community of civil society organisations across the globe to promote and deliver a rapidDocumentCARE International, 2012This report by CARE highlights the need for Rio+20 to deliver on sustainable development solutions with equity and resilience as central pillars.DocumentWuppertal Institute, 2012The Durban conference decided to establish a new market based mechanism that is to cover a broad segment of a country’s economy. The question is, however, which developing countries would actually be able to implement such a mechanism. The introduction of the EU emission trading system highlighted the many challenges that even advanced developed countries face when establishing a carbon market.