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

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    Zero carbon Britain: rethinking the future

    Centre for Alternative Technology, 2013
    This report explores how Britain can achieve Carbon neutrality. Building upon the groundwork laid by the Zero Carbon Britain project over the last six years, the authors incorporate the latest developments in science and technology, plus more detailed research in two main areas: balancing highly variable energy supply and demand; and the nutritional implications of a low carbon diet.
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    SIDS-focused green economy: an analysis of challenges and opportunities

    United Nations [UN] Environment Programme, 2012
    The movement towards a green economy is seen as a critical pathway to achieving sustainable development. More importantly, it is an opportunity for investments in green industries, job creation and improvements in human welfare.
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    Energy for rural India

    Elsevier, 2009
    This research investigates how rural electrification could be achieved in India using different energy sources and what effects this could have for climate change mitigation. It uses the Regional Energy Model (REM) to develop scenarios for rural electrification for the period 2005–2030 and to assess the effects on greenhouse gas emissions, primary energy use and costs.
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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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    Climate and development research review: synthesis report

    Climate and Development Knowledge Network, 2012
    This report by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) highlights key trends in a growing body of research on the links between climate change and development. The purpose of the review is to pull out the main findings from this body of research to inform policymakers and practitioners who are working towards climate compatible development.
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    Building urban resilience: principles, tools and practice

    World Bank, 2012
    This handbook summarises the guiding principles, tools and practice in key economic sectors that can facilitate the implementation of resilience concepts into decisions related to infrastructure investments and general urban management as a means of reducing disaster and climate risks.
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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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    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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    Global Transition 2012

    The 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 rapid
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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.