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The Evidence of Benefits for Poor People ofIncreased Renewable Electricity Capacity: Literature ReviewInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2013Lack of access to electricity is seen as a major constraint to economic growth and increased welfare in developing countries. In this report, the authors conducted a review of the evidence that investments in electricity-generating capacity have benefits for poor people, and what factors influence that relationship.DocumentCentre for Alternative Technology, 2013This report explores how Britain can achieve Carbon neutrality. Building upon the groundwork laid by the Zero Carbon Britain project over the last six years, the authors incorporate the latest developments in science and technology, plus more detailed research in two main areas: balancing highly variable energy supply and demand; and the nutritional implications of a low carbon diet.DocumentUnited Nations [UN] Environment Programme, 2012The movement towards a green economy is seen as a critical pathway to achieving sustainable development. More importantly, it is an opportunity for investments in green industries, job creation and improvements in human welfare.DocumentDepartment of Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations, 2012This United Nations flagship publication launched at the Rio+20 Conference on Sustainable Development in June 2012 aims to raise awareness on sustainability and green growth. The objective is to show renewed political commitment for sustainable development, while assessing progress to date.OrganisationThe Global Transition 2012 is an international network that aims to catalyse a global transition by building a community of civil society organisations across the globe to promote and deliver a rapidDocumentCARE International, 2012This report by CARE highlights the need for Rio+20 to deliver on sustainable development solutions with equity and resilience as central pillars.