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

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    Cities and carbon finance: feasibility study on an urban CDM

    United Nations [UN] Environment Programme, 2012
    Cities are home to more than half the global population and are responsible for 60 to 80 per cent of energy use and more than 75 per cent of carbon emissions. This report examines how cities can better access climate finance through the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM). It recommends reforming the existing CDM to allow for methodologies geared towards cities.
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    The economics of low carbon, climate resilient patterns of growth in developing countries: a review of the evidence

    Stockholm Environment Institute, 2010
    This literature review assesses the extent to which developing countries can make the transition towards low or lower patterns of growth. It explores the potential impacts of climate change on economic growth and the investment needs for increasing growth resilience. The paper outlines the challenge of establishing patterns of low carbon growth and discusses the cost of greenhouse gas mitigation.
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    The Economics of Climate Change in Central America: Summary 2010

    United Nations [UN] Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, 2010
    The study establishes a macroeconomic scenario without climate change trend against which the cost of the phenomenon is measured. It uses "bottom up" impact analysis of key sectors and areas such as agriculture, water resources, extreme events and ecosystem services, making later an economic valuation as a function of GDP.
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    Low-carbon development for the least developed countries

    London School of Economics, 2011
    The contribution of the least developed countries (LDCs) to the greenhouse gas problem is very small.
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    Low carbon green growth roadmap for Asia and the Pacific: turning resource constraints and the climate crisis into economic growth opportunities

    United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, 2012
    In 2005, the concept of green growth was introduced in the Asia-Pacific region as a strategy for sustainable growth in developing countries. This roadmap, produced by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), is intended for the use of member states to help policymakers find win-win strategies for promoting growth and reducing carbon emissions.
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    The political economy of green growth in India

    United Nations Research Institute for Social Development, 2012
    Rapid economic growth in India during the last two decades has accentuated the demand for energy and natural resources related to water, land and forests.
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    Addressing climate change challenges in Africa: a practical guide towards sustainable development

    United Nations [UN] Environment Programme, 2011
    Recognising the urgency of preparing for the impacts of climate change is essential for African policy makers. This guidebook aims to translate available climate science analysis and current international climate policies that can be implemented in Africa to advance sustainable development.