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Searching with a thematic focus on Climate change poverty and vulnerability, Climate change, Low carbon energy in climate change, Green growth

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    The Evidence of Benefits for Poor People ofIncreased Renewable Electricity Capacity: Literature Review

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2013
    Lack 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.
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    Zero carbon Britain: rethinking the future

    Centre for Alternative Technology, 2013
    This 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.
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    SIDS-focused green economy: an analysis of challenges and opportunities

    United Nations [UN] Environment Programme, 2012
    The 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.
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    Future perfect

    Department of Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations, 2012
    This 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.
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    Global Transition 2012

    The 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 rapid
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    One planet - one future: equity and resilience for sustainable development

    CARE International, 2012
    This report by CARE highlights the need for Rio+20 to deliver on sustainable development solutions with equity and resilience as central pillars.