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- DocumentUnited Nations Development Programme, 2012A 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.DocumentInternational Energy Agency, 2012This paper by the International Energy Agency (IEA) notes that, in contrast to its founding mission to secure access to reliable and ample supplies of oil and establish and maintain effective emergency response capabilities, the IEA today understands energy security as: securing reliable access to all forms of energy, including oil, natural gas, electricity, coal, nuclear energy and renewables; prDocumentUnited Nations Development Programme, 2012The Global Environment Facility (GEF) and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) have published this annual report on joint projects financed during 2011 on ecosystems and biodiversity preservation, green development strategies, and sustainable use of water and ocean resources, among other topics. The GEF financed and supported 323 UNDP projects in 2011.Document
Catalysing early stage investment: addressing the lack of early-stage capital for low-carbon infrastructure in developing economiesUnited Nations [UN] Environment Programme, 2011The lack of financing for the early-stage development of low-carbon technologies has become a critical market failure, especially in developing economies where the subject remains relatively unexplored.DocumentLa Asociación Nacional de Empresarios de Colombia, 2010The publication gives an overview of the concept of climate change and then explain their impact in a country like Colombia, which, despite generating low emissions, is highly affected by the effects of global climate change.DocumentConsultative Group on International Agricultural Research, 2011Smallholder farmers have an important role to play in the prevention of climate change by reducing net greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. However, they are not benefitting from international financial mechanisms established as a result of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).DocumentForest Trends, 2011This report co-produced by Ecosystems Marketplace and Bloomberg New Energy Finance compiles results from across several continents to shed light on the trading volumes, credit prices, project types, locations, and the motivation of buyers in the voluntary carbon market from 2010-11.Document
The Emerging Market for Forest and Land-Use Carbon: A new asset class with early-stage investment opportunities that generate extensive environmental and social benefitsTerra Global Capital, LLC, 2011Human-induced climate change caused by greenhouse gas emissions is impacting the earth’s ecosystem stability through effects such as ocean acidification, thawing of permafrost regions, shrinking sea ice, increased incidence of extreme weather, and shifting precipitation patterns.Document
The Critical Importance of Forest Carbon Sink in the Green Economy of the Hindu Kush-Himalayan Mountain SystemsInstitute of Green Economy, 2011The forests of Hindu Kush Himalayan region present an opportunity for both enhancement of carbon and extraction of timber and energy biomass. Community institutions are an asset in the region which enhances the value of total forest capital stock considerably.DocumentCentre for Development Informatics, 2011The southwest coastal region of Bangladesh is particularly climate vulnerable; impacted both by immediate climate events and by longer term climate change. As a result, local farmers are demanding information about pest control, new saline tolerant varieties, improved agricultural management practices, and early warning of weather events, amongst others.