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- DocumentCambridge University, 2012This extensive report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) provides an assessment and analysis of renewable technologies and their potential role in mitigating climate change. The report aims to provide a definitive policy-relevant (rather than policy-prescriptive) resource for decision-makers.DocumentUSA Agency for International Development, 2011There are currently around 1.5 billion people in the world without access to electricity. This report summarises lessons learned from hybrid mini-grid projects implemented by members of the Alliance for Rural Development (ARE) and provides insights on the key issues that must be considered when devising sustainable, replicable models of hybrid mini-grids.DocumentLondon School of Economics, 2011The contribution of the least developed countries (LDCs) to the greenhouse gas problem is very small.DocumentGlobal Canopy Programme, 2011This policy brief concerns the landmark decision on reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD) reached in Cancun. The REDD decision states that developing country Parties can contribute to mitigation actions in the forest sector by undertaking the following activities:DocumentWorld Bank, 2011In 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'.DocumentPractical Action [Intermediate Technology Development Group], 2010Many people in the world still lack access to electricity and rely on traditional biomass and coal for cooking. According to this report, energy poverty is critically undermining the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The publication sets out to reconnect policy with people by bringing together a more textured picture of energy access.Document2009This document describes the Yasuni-ITT Initiative from the Government of Ecuador, that proposes the establishment of a Trust Fund in order to maintain the crude oil in the ITT field indefinitely underground, in order to put social and environmental values first, and was exploring other ways to benefit the country economically.DocumentEnergy Sector Management Assistance Programme [World Bank / UNDP], 2012This document is the 2011 annual report of the Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP), which is governed by a consultative group comprised of representatives from twelve European countries and the World Bank. The report reviews the strategic directions, achievements, resources and requirements of ESMAP.DocumentWorld Coal Association, 2012Access to energy is essential to addressing the causes of poverty. This report demonstrates the role coal has in delivering energy to the 1.3 billion people who lack access to energy and how it can help build sustainable communities. The publication examines the global energy challenge, coal’s role in delivering clean energy, and coal and sustainable development.DocumentInternational Energy Agency, 2012This publication by the International Energy Agency's (IEA) Solar Heating and Cooling Programme (SHC) documents the solar thermal capacity in worldwide markets, assesses the contribution of these systems to energy supplies and evaluates the carbon dioxide emissions avoided by the use of solar energy systems.