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- 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.DocumentInternational Emissions Trading Association, 2012This 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.Document
A guidebook to the green economy, issue 1: green economy, green growth, and low-carbon development – history, definitions and a guide to recent publicationsDepartment of Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations, 2012Green 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.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.Document
The economics of low carbon, climate resilient patterns of growth in developing countries: a review of the evidenceStockholm Environment Institute, 2010This literature review assesses the extent to which developing countries can make the transition towards low or lower patterns of growth. It explores the potential impacts of climate change on economic growth and the investment needs for increasing growth resilience. The paper outlines the challenge of establishing patterns of low carbon growth and discusses the cost of greenhouse gas mitigation.DocumentLondon School of Economics, 2011The contribution of the least developed countries (LDCs) to the greenhouse gas problem is very small.