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    Financing Pathways for Low Emissions and Climate Resilient Development

    Climate and Development Knowledge Network, 2014
    Shifting the global economy onto a 2°C trajectory implies a rapid shift of existing investment patterns and far reaching transformation in technology, infrastructure and practises, including the adoption of new financing and business models.
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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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    Plugging the energy efficiency gap with climate finance: the role of international financial institutions (IFIs) and the Green Climate Fund to realise the potential of energy efficiency in developing countries

    International Energy Agency, 2012
    Energy consumption is growing in developing countries at a great pace and improvements in energy efficiency (EE) could provide opportunity for economic growth while providing broader access to energy and related services even from limited energy resources. This report underlines that moving the developing world towards a low carbon economy requires a scaling up of financing for EE.
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    The residential solar water heaters (SWH) market in Lebanon in 2011: how can sound governmental policies boost a green economy

    Global Environment Facility, 2012
    Using the example of the Lebanese Ministry of Energy and Water’s (MEW) support for the residental solar water heating (SWH) market, this report highlights how sound governmental policies can boost a green economy.
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    Greenhouse gas market 2012: new markets, new mechanisms, new opportunities

    International Emissions Trading Association, 2012
    This annual flagship publication by the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA) provides a comprehensive guide to the latest developments in global carbon markets, bringing together market specialists in a series of expert contributions. The report notes that global carbon markets have continued to grow in 2012 despite difficulties in core markets in the European Union.
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    A guidebook to the green economy, issue 1: green economy, green growth, and low-carbon development – history, definitions and a guide to recent publications

    Department of Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations, 2012
    Green economy has been proposed as a means for catalysing national policy development and international cooperation to respond to climate change related crises and support sustainable development. The concept has received significant international attention over the past few years, which has resulted in a rapidly expanding literature on the topic.
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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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    New market mechanisms: prerequisites for implementation

    Wuppertal Institute, 2012
    The Durban conference decided to establish a new market based mechanism that is to cover a broad segment of a country’s economy. The question is, however, which developing countries would actually be able to implement such a mechanism. The introduction of the EU emission trading system highlighted the many challenges that even advanced developed countries face when establishing a carbon market.
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    Cities and carbon finance: feasibility study on an urban CDM

    United Nations [UN] Environment Programme, 2012
    Cities are home to more than half the global population and are responsible for 60 to 80 per cent of energy use and more than 75 per cent of carbon emissions. This report examines how cities can better access climate finance through the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM). It recommends reforming the existing CDM to allow for methodologies geared towards cities.