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Targeting Zero Zero - Achieving zero extreme poverty on the path to zero net emissions

Executive summary The eradication of extreme poverty is, perhaps, the minimum ethical floor for global development efforts. Progress over the past two decades has reduced extreme poverty from 43% to...
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Climate Change Adaptation and the Low Carbon Economy in British Columbia

Introduction This report seeks to encourage dialogue about three major challenges that must be addressed if we are to pass on a sustainable world to our children: The ENERGY challenge – our heavy...
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Energy, Development and Climate Change: Striking a Balance

Climate change is already happening and its effects, especially on rural communities in India, are particularly adverse. The need is to highlight the key issues and understand the practical...
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Marginal Abatement Cost Curves

This paper explains different approaches to using Marginal Abatement Cost (MAC) curves as a mitigation decision tool. It also demonstrates appropriate interpretation of MAC curves through illustrated...
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Linking models

Introduction Policy makers and researchers in the MAPS (Mitigation Action Plans and Scenarios Programme) countries, namely Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Peru and South Africa are interested in knowing...
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The EX-ACT Tool

Study to assess the mitigation potential of agriculture and forestry development projects.

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Mitigation of Climate Change in Agriculture (MICCA)

The Mitigation of Climate Change in Agriculture (MICCA) Programme (UN-FAO) aims to help developing countries transition to climate smart, low carbon emission agriculture.

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Climate-smart agriculture put into practice in smallholder dairy development project in Kenya

This article will introduce the MICCA pilot project in Kenya in the East Africa Dairy Development Project (EADD) in Kaptumo, where smallholder dairy farmers are integrating climate-smart practices...
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Seizing the sunshine – Barbados’ thriving solar water heater industry

Barbados has been extremely successful in its embrace of solar water heating: saving millions of dollars in imported fossil fuel costs and millions of tonnes of carbon dioxide every year, thanks to...
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MICCA project in the South Ulugurus, Tanzania

Climate-smart practices with adaptation and mitigation potential in smallholder farmer systems MICCA Overview The Mitigation of Climate Change in Agriculture (MICCA) Pilot Project is implemented in...
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Parabolic Community Solar Cookers

A field demonstration and training Introduction WOTR is a not-for-profit NGO founded in 1993 operating currently in five 5 Indian states - Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and...
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