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- DocumentInstitut du développement durable et des relations internationales (IDDRI) / Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations, 2006This compilation of articles on energy and climate change is a selection of contributions from the first edition of Regards sur la Terre, an annual reference in French on the international dimensions of sustainable development.Document
Seeing the light: adapting to climate change with decentralized renewable energy in developing countriesInternational Institute for Sustainable Development, Winnipeg, 2004This book argues that well-designed decentralised renewable energy projects are both a mitigating and adaptive response to climate change.DocumentWWF-World Wide Fund For Nature, 2006This brief prepared by the WWF for the 2006 G8 meeting in St. Petersburg argues that energy security is interlinked with climate change.DocumentInternational Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development, 2006This collection of issue briefings highlights the links between international trade, climate change and energy. The report covers the following topics:DocumentInstitute of Advanced Studies. United Nations University,, 2006Although the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) could see billions of dollars invested in the development of renewable energies in developing countries, this report argues that successful development of viable markets in renewable technologies is highly dependent on context-specific factors.This report looks at the context-specific factors behind the success of three renewable energy developmentDocumentInternational Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Minsk, 2006Without gains from energy efficiency efforts, China, India and Brazil are projected to more than double their energy use and greenhouse gas emissions in a single generation, resulting in major impacts on the global energy system and climate.DocumentWorldwatch Institute, 2005This report provides an overview of the status of renewable energy worldwide in 2005. It covers markets, investments, industries, policies, and rural (off-grid) renewable energy in developing countries. By design, the report does not provide analysis, recommendations, or conclusions.DocumentChristian Aid, 2006Tens of millions of people in sub-Saharan Africa could die of disease directly attributable to climate change, is the main finding of this NGO report.DocumentNational Renewable Energy Laboratory, 2000This paper reviews the literature on women’s involvement in renewable energy and presents some examples of the impact of including or excluding women in renewable energy development. It addresses four key questions: Why do women need renewable energy? Are women really interested in renewable energy technologies (RETs)? Will women automatically benefit from RETs?DocumentCen2eco – Centre for Economic and Ecological Studies, 2005This detailed primer discusses the relative performance, costs and resource implications for a wide range of electricity generation technologies.