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

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    Renewable energy sources and climate change mitigation

    Cambridge University, 2012
    This 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.
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    Hybrid mini-grids for rural electrification: lessons learned

    USA Agency for International Development, 2011
    There 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.
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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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    The outcome for forests emerging from Cancun

    Global Canopy Programme, 2011
    This 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:
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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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    Poor people’s energy outlook 2010

    Practical Action [Intermediate Technology Development Group], 2010
    Many 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.
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    Yasuni-ITT Initiative: A big idea from a small country

    This 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.
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    ESMAP 2011 annual report

    Energy Sector Management Assistance Programme [World Bank / UNDP], 2012
    This 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.
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    Coal: energy for sustainable development

    World Coal Association, 2012
    Access 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.
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    Solar heat worldwide: markets and contribution to the energy supply 2010

    International Energy Agency, 2012
    This 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.