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- DocumentObserver Research Foundation, New Delhi, 2013This paper contains the highlights of an Indo-US Dialogue on Sustainability, hosted by the Observer Research Foundation in New Delhi on December 6-7, 2012. The dialogue focussed on market and civil society initiatives on sustainability. India has seen a significant rise in energy demand largely due to its economic growth over the last decade.Document
The Evidence of Benefits for Poor People ofIncreased Renewable Electricity Capacity: Literature ReviewInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2013Lack of access to electricity is seen as a major constraint to economic growth and increased welfare in developing countries. In this report, the authors conducted a review of the evidence that investments in electricity-generating capacity have benefits for poor people, and what factors influence that relationship.DocumentOverseas Development Institute, 2013This analysis of Kenya’s Vision 2030 initiative suggests that over the next decade, global trade patterns will be transformed by climate change, international mitigation, and natural-resource scarcity, resulting in an inevitable shift over time to a low-carbon global economy. This report has a particular focus on the energy, agriculture and manufacturing sectors.DocumentCarbon Trust, 2012Brazil’s green growth agenda provides UK companies with significant commercial opportunities for their low carbon products and services. This report aims to describe which subsectors represent particular areas of opportunity for UK companies to participate in Brazil’s low carbon development, and illustrate where along the value chain the biggest commercial opportunities lie.DocumentCentre for Alternative Technology, 2013This 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.DocumentAsian Development Bank, 2013The Asian Development Outlook 2013 provides a comprehensive economic analysis at both regional- and country-levels. It begins by outlining the economic status of the region before examining the goals, challenges and strategies of stakeholders with regard to present and future energy demand and supply. Finally it profiles the economic trends and prospects of over 30 countries.OrganisationThe International Energy and Environment Foundation (IEEF) is an independent, non-governmental, non-profit international organisation, which aims to facilitate the exchange of knowledge, research andDocumentClimate and Development Knowledge Network, 2013India, recognising the challenge of pursuing economic growth in a sustainable manner, has developed an energy efficiency scheme to govern large energy consumers.DocumentUnited Nations [UN] Environment Programme, 2012The 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.Document
Plugging the energy efficiency gap with climate finance: the role of international financial institutions (IFIs) and the Green Climate Fund to realise the potential of energy efficiency in developing countriesInternational Energy Agency, 2012Energy consumption is growing in developing countries at a great pace and improvements in energy efficiency (EE) could provide opportunity for economic growth while providing broader access to energy and related services even from limited energy resources. This report underlines that moving the developing world towards a low carbon economy requires a scaling up of financing for EE.