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Low Carbon Resilience to Climate Change in Canada

This paper points to the co-benefits and synergies we can achieve if we take a  'low carbon resilience' approach and consider climate change adaptation and mitigation simultaneously.

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INSIDE STORY: Renewable energy solutions for Punjab’s industrial sector – Evaluating the NAMA approach in Sialkot City, Pakistan

This project assessed a Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action (NAMA) as a policy tool to provide renewable energy to the industrial sector in Sialkot, Pakistan.

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Treading low-carbon pathways toward sustainability in Bogor City

The Urban-LEDS project offers Bogor City opportunities to integrate low-carbon strategies in local development plans, supporting a vision of a more liveable city.

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LEDS in Practice: Promote gender equality

This publication looks at how, by actively engaging both women & men in all areas of society, countries can make their transition to low carbon societies truly sustainable.

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LEDS in Practice: Fight poverty

This paper shares case studies from cities that have taken action in the transport sector to fight poverty and have realized the benefits of reduced emissions from traditional transport options.

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LEDS in Practice: Save money and time

This paper shares two case studies on shifting people out of private vehicles and realizing the benefits of saving money and time, and reducing emissions by using their private vehicles less often.

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LEDS in Practice: Create jobs

This paper shares two case studies from cities that have generated employment by implementing low carbon transport projects.

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Secure safe water in Uganda’s changing climate

This CDKN film explores how precious freshwater resources could be better managed, to help increase Ugandan communities’ resilience to variations in the climate.

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Future Proofing Indian Cities

Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) (2014). Future Proofing Indian Cities, Final Urban Diagnostics for Bangalore. 

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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...
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Climate and energy politics in China

Project description

Climate change has reached the apex of the global agenda at a time when China faces significant development and energy security challenges.China is currently weighing...

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Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership

REEEP is a market catalyst for renewable energy and energy efficiency in developing countries and emerging markets.

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Reegle

In an explosively growing online world, it is critical to make large independent databases more searchable. Tagging the information in individual documents is an excellent way to make them...

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ACT Energy Reports

Introduction

This report, which forms the background to the accompanying ACT “Climate Change Adaptation and the Low Carbon Economy in BC Summary Recommendations” report, is intended to...

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Ghana Energy

Ghana’s energy sector has already showed signs of susceptibility to climate change, particularly the effect of highly variable precipitation patterns on hydropower production. At present 67% of...

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AdaptCost

Africa is one of the most vulnerable continents to climate change, yet economic assessments of the costs of adaptiation are few. The AdaptCost project attempted to address this gap.

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Climate Overview: Turkey

Map of Turkey: Source CIA Factbook

This climate analysis was produced in 2009 as a contribution to an Environment and Climate Change Policy Brief prepared for the Swedish Development...

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Economics of adaptation

An African-specific perspective on the economics of adaptation, linking climate risk management, disaster risk reduction, adaptive management in resource use and pro-poor development planning.

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Cambodian National Climate Change Forum

FIRST CAMBODIA NATIONAL CLIMATE CHANGE FORUM (NCCF) 19-21 OCTOBER, PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA

This is a report of the forum by Chanthy Sam, SEI - Asia Email

The National Climate Change...

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Economics of Climate Change in Rwanda

Abstract

This report concludes that existing climate variability has significant economic costs in Rwanda, i.e. has a current adaptation deficit, and that future climate change will lead to...

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Economics of Climate Change in Kenya

Key Messages Existing climate variability has significant economic costs in Kenya. Periodic floods and droughts (extremes) cause major macro-economic costs and reductions in economic growth....
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