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    Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas (ECPA)

    ECPA was established by the President of the United States of America in 2009; other member countries are Brazil, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Mexico, Peru and Trinidad and Tobago.
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    Annual report 2011/2012: the sustainable future we want

    United Nations Development Programme, 2012
    The United Nations Development Programme's (UNDP) 2011/2012 annual report outlines UNDP’s field programmes and its contributions to raising awareness and changing policy.
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    Modeling pessimism: does climate stabilization require a failure of development?

    Science Direct, 2012
    Climate-economics models often assume that middle-income countries' per capita incomes will catch up with those of today's high income countries, while low-income countries will lag behind. This choice underrates the least developed countries' chance to escape poverty.
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    One planet - one future: equity and resilience for sustainable development

    CARE International, 2012
    This report by CARE highlights the need for Rio+20 to deliver on sustainable development solutions with equity and resilience as central pillars.
  • Document

    Energy-smart food at FAO: an overview

    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2012
    This study on energy smart food production by the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) stresses that agriculture's dependence on fossil fuels is undermining efforts to build a more sustainable world economy. It notes that world food production consumes 30 per cent of all available energy, most of which occurs after the food leaves the farm.
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    Household cookstoves, environment, health, and climate change: a new look at an old problem

    World Bank, 2011
    In many developing countries, the poor are still using biomass energy to meet their household cooking needs. This report examines the lessons learned from cookstove campaigns, policies and programmes and the potential of advanced biomass cookstoves as 'game changers'.
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    The state of Arab cities 2012: challenges of urban transition

    United Nations Human Settlements Programme, 2012
    This regional report by the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT) highlights that, although urban slums are decreasing and urban innovations are being introduced, the Arab region still faces major challenges, including high youth unemployment rates and climate change.
  • Document

    National climate change response: white paper

    2011
    This white paper presents the South African government’s vision for an effective climate change response and the long-term transition to a climate-resilient and lower-carbon economy and society.
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    Development and climate action: reinforcing synergies

    World Bank, 2012
    The World Bank has published a six-page brief detailing the Bank's contribution to achieving synergies between development finance and climate change mitigation and adaptation. The brief explains that all of the 17 country assistance and partnership strategies prepared in 2011 address climate change.
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    From transition to transformation: sustainable and inclusive development in Europe and Central Asia

    United Nations Development Programme, 2012
    A new report on sustainable development in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, prepared by 13 UN agencies, has highlighted the need for the region to remove fossil fuel subsidies, invest in green jobs, and establish social protection floors in order to ensure a sustainable future.

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