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    Achieving low-carbon climate-resilient development: Cayman Islands' climate change policy

    Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre, 2010
    The Cayman Islands' Climate Change Policy outlines consensus-based interventions to be implemented over the next 5 years that are required to address priority adverse impacts of climate change to be faced by these islands. Additionally, the climate change policy contains measures required to curb greenhouse gas emissions.
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    Are we building competitive and liveable cities? Guidelines for developing eco-efficient and socially inclusive infrastructure

    United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, 2011
    This guideline jointly published by The UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), and the UN Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT), in partnership with the Urban Design Lab of the Earth Institute, Columbia University, provides practical tools for city planners and decision makers to reform urban pl
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    Governing Clean Energy in India

    Overseas Development Group, East Anglia University (UEA) School of Development Studies, 2011
    This paper looks at the ways in which clean energy is being governed in India. It analyses and seeks to explain the nature of governance arrangements and policy-making processes around the development of energy sources and technologies defined as ‘clean’ both by the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) and beyond.
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    Integrating Energy and Climate Governance in South Africa: Drivers, Barriers and the Shadow of Heirarchy

    Overseas Development Group, East Anglia University (UEA) School of Development Studies, 2011
    This paper analyses the integration of climate and energy governance in South Africa. It identifies the current drivers and barriers in both sectors, focusing on clean development beyond the Clean Development Mechanism. The conceptual lens of the shadow of hierarchy is applied to analyse the role of both government and business.
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    Insights from afforestation and reforestation clean development mechanism projects

    World Bank, 2012
    This report is an effort to inform project developers and policy-makers about the main lessons learned by the BioCarbon Fund while accompanying the development of more than 20 A/R CDM forest projects in 16 countries since it started operations in 2004.
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    Kick the habit: a UN guide to climate neutrality

    United Nations [UN] Environment Programme, 2009
    This guide from the UNEP underscores the necessity of carbon neutrality on both the individual and national levels. It provides the reader with current and accurate information on the phenomenon of climate change including who the biggest CO2 emitters are, what industries are most culpable, and what commitments have been and need to be made in order to set emissions on a leveling trend.
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    Energy aid in times of climate change: designing climate compatible development strategies

    ECN, 2012
    The conventional way of framing the dialogue on climate compatible strategies is based on solutions that attempt to address problems of growth, poverty, mitigation and adaptation simultaneously.
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    Investment-Grade Climate Change Policy: Financing the Transition to the Low-Carbon Economy

    2011
    The report has two objectives: (1) to contribute to policymakers' understanding of the factors that institutional investors consider when investing in low-carbon growth areas such as renewable energy and energy efficiency, and (2) to set out what institutional investors see as 'investment-grade' climate change and clean energy policy that would support significant low-carbon, clean energy investme
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    World in Transition: A Social Contract for Sustainability

    2011
    In this report, the WBGU explains the reasons for the desperate need for a post-fossil economic strategy, yet it also concludes that the transition to sustainability is achievable, and presents ten concrete packages of measures to accelerate the imperative restructuring.
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    Skills for Green Jobs: A Global View

    International Labour Organization, 2011
    This volume examines the experiences of 21 developed and developing countries in adjusting their training provision to meet the new demands of a greener economy. It shows that skills development is critical to unlocking the employment potential of green growth, yet skills shortages are becoming an obstacle in realising this potential.

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