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    Sustainable low-carbon city development in China

    World Bank, 2012
    This book published by the World Bank suggests a multifaceted approach that addresses spatial development, energy-efficient industry, increased public transport, and sustainable waste management systems. By simultaneously acting on these issues, cities can begin to streamline climate change considerations into planning and investment decisions.
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    How vulnerable is India's trade to possible border carbon adjustments in the EU?

    2012
    This paper presents an empirical exercise with the aim of adressing the following research questions: (a) how vulnerable is India’s trade to any future border carbon adjustments in the European Union (EU) and (b) which sectors/items are most likely to be affected?
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    China's carbon emission trading: an overview of current development

    Stockholm Environment Institute, 2012
    This report finds that while China’s initiative is clearly a positive development, the process is in its infancy, and still has to overcome fundamental issues with China’s energy sector, its business culture, and its legislative and bureaucratic framework that may make this endeavor quite daunting. There is a substantial need for international expertise and technical support.
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    Tracking clean energy progress

    International Energy Agency, 2012
    This report is an early excerpt of the forthcoming Energy Technology Perspectives 2012. It provides a comprehensive tracking of progress in the development and deployment of clean energy and energy efficiency technologies in the power generation, industry, buildings, and transport sectors. Progress is compared against rates required to achieve a 2oC limit in global temperature rise.
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    Turning the tanker: China's changing economic imperatives and its tentative look to emissions trading

    Sandbag Climate Campaign, 2012
    This report intends to act as a starting point for those wishing to better understand why and how China is slowly changing to adopt progressive policy instruments to tackle growing environmental concerns. Sandbag is particularly interested in the proposal to develop pilot emissions trading schemes as a precursor to establishing a national emissions trading scheme (ETS).
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    Energy management programmes for industry: gaining through saving

    International Energy Agency, 2012
    Industrial energy use accounts for roughly one third of global energy demand. While there is significant potential to decrease energy consumption in this sector, opportunities to improve energy efficiency are still under exploited.
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    Product carbon footprinting standards in the agri-food sector

    International Trade Centre, 2012
    Exporters of agricultural products are being required to measure and take actions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in their supply chains by retailers and corporations in the European Union, the United States of America and several emerging economies.
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    Renewable energy: coming of age

    International Energy Agency, 2012
    This second issue of 'IEAenergy: The Journal of the International Energy Agency' features articles on the need for the IEA to share its best practices with the climate change community and Denmark's perspective on energu and climate policy.
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    Progress implementing the IEA 25 Energy Efficiency Policy Recommendations

    International Energy Agency, 2012
    In order to spur progress on energy efficiency, the IEA recommended the adoption of specific energy efficiency policy measures to the G8 at their summits in 2006, 2007 and 2008. These collective recommendations became known as the 'IEA 25 energy efficiency recommendations,' covering seven priority areas: cross-sectoral activity, buildings, appliances, lighting, transport, industry and utilities.
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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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