Searching with a thematic focus on Green growth, Climate change, Low carbon energy in climate change

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    Guarantees for green markets: Potential and challenges

    Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo / Inter-American Development Bank (IADB), 2014
    This publication outlines the challenges of investing in low-carbon and climate-resilient technologies and activities (“green market segments”) in the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) region, explores how guarantees  can respond to those challenges, and provides various examples of guarantees used in region.
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    The design on China's carbon tax policy to mitigate climate change

    Chinese Academy for Environmental Planning, 2010
    Carbon tax was an effective policy tool to cope with the climate change and promote energy saving and emission reduction. A Computable General Equilibrium Model was set up to simulate the influence of levy carbon tax on China's macro-economy, energy saving and CO2 emission reduction. The results suggest that low rate carbon tax was a feasible option in China's near future.
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    World Energy Trilemma: Time to get real – the myths and realities of financing energy systems

    World Energy Council, 2014
    This report is designed to assist policymakers with pressing forward competitive and sustainable energy systems. It highlights the perspectives of the financial community on the challenges and opportunities of scaling up investments in the energy sector.
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    Arc Finance

    Arc Finance is a global non-profit that brings together practitioners, funders, pro-poor enterprises, and end-users to develop solutions for access to finance for clean energy and water.
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    Advancing green growth in the tourism sector: The case of Hue, Vietnam

    Climate and Development Knowledge Network, 2014
    With a focus on the small Vietnam city of Hue, the ‘Sustainable urban tourism through low carbon initiatives’ project, led by the Asian Institute of Technology, Chiang Mai Municipality and the Hue Centre for International Cooperation, explored how the carbon footprint of tourism could be reduced, while maintaining and even enhancing local development benefits.
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    Incentives for electricity generation in a green economy: effective frameworks from Latin America

    Evidence and Lessons from Latin America, 2014
    Latin American countries are implementing innovative policy and market mechanisms to catalyse the development of nonconventional renewable energy sources. This Brief presents some of the region’s success stories.
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    Pursuing a green economy: growth alongside environmental sustainability in Latin America

    Evidence and Lessons from Latin America, 2014
    Latin American countries have been implementing some innovative market incentives to catalyse the expansion of the green economy, in particular in relation to natural resource conservation and development of greener energy and infrastructure. This Guide explores these experiences to identify useful lessons for other regions of the world.
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    Low-carbon development pathways for a sustainable India

    World Wildlife Fund, India, 2014
    This report argues that India can achieve a low-carbon development pathway, with appropriate policies being implemented, without significantly decreasing development ambitions.
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    Analysis of Infrastructure for Renewable Power in Southern Africa

    International Renewable Energy Agency, 2014
    The Africa Clean Energy Corridor (ACEC) is intended to facilitate the development of the continent’s abundant renewable energy potential, to fulfil projected electricity demand at the lowest environmental, social and economic cost. This report focuses on the Southern African Power Pool (SAPP) and is intended to assess the power pool’s readiness to embrace the objectives of the.
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    Green building in Latin America

    Amidst rapid urbanisation, Latin American countries have been scaling-up green building, in some cases achieving significant reductions in energy consumption, water use, carbon dioxide emissions, and solid waste. This Brief explores how.