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  • Carbon Trust

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    The Carbon Trust was incorporated in 2001. The organization conducts studies and research as they relate to Climate Innovation Centres, renewable energies, energy efficiency, and policy planning. Moreover, Carbon Trust works on reduction, resource efficiency strategies and commercialising low carbon technologies. They have both domestic and global profile some of which involved transferring experiences of industrialized countries to developing countries at both policy and enterprise level.

  • Shanghai Environment and Energy Exchange

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    Shanghai Environment and Energy Exchange (SEEE) is a Chinese state own company founded in 2008. Specialized in climate change mitigation and adaptation services, SEEE provides services to decision makers in the public and private sector on emissions trading, energy efficiency, climate technology transfer and sustainable development strategies.

  • Technology Roadmap: Energy-Efficient Buildings Heating and Cooling Equipment

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    Saturday, January 1, 2011
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    The IEA Technology Roadmap Energy-Efficient Buildings: Heating and Cooling Equipment shows how technologies such as solar thermal, heat pumps, thermal energy storage and combined heat and power for buildings have the potential to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by up to 2 gigatonnes (Gt) by 2050--around one-quarter of today"s emissions from buildings--and save 710 million tonnes oil equivalent (Mtoe) of energy by 2050.

  • Ramboll Danmark A/S

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    Ramboll is an engineering, design and consultancy company employing 13,000 experts worldwide. Ramboll provides services across de following sectors: energy, water, environment, health, buildings, transport, and management consulting etc. Ramboll's multidisciplinary approach allows them to provide best available solutions in mitigation and adaptation technologies, and their worldwide presence and expertise facilitates the transfer of technology to developing countries.

  • Reducing adverse air flow

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    Friday, August 4, 2017
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    With more than half the Earth’s population now living in urban areas, some changes in the indoor and outdoor climates of cities are bound to occur. Climate scientists’ greatest concern is traditionally the urban heat island (UHI) effect – city areas where temperatures can be several degrees higher because there is lots of concrete and little blue or green infrastructure like lakes, rivers and parks. But another effect – air flow – can also cause serious health problems.

  • Innovative approach to mine water decontamination

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    Friday, August 4, 2017
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    Ramboll Environ developed an innovative, sustainable and economically beneficial approach to addressing the impact of metal contamination on river sediments in the River Nent in Cumbria.

  • Climate Finance Roadmap to US$100 Billion

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    Australia, with the United Kingdom, led developed countries to deliver a roadmap to meeting the collective goal of mobilizing US$100 billion a year in climate finance for developing countries by 2020. The roadmap aims to provide increased predictability and transparency about how the goal will be reached, and it sets out the range of actions developed countries will take to meet it.

  • CO2 Capture in the Cement Industry

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    Monday, January 7, 2008
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    Carbon capture and storage (CCS) is one opportunity for further major reductions in emissions, and the industry is currently considering the feasibility of applying this technique in order to plan for the future. In many ways the cement industry represents a good opportunity for CCS because cement plants are relatively large point sources of CO2. The CO2 concentration in cement plants' flue gas is relatively high, and over 60 per cent of total CO2 emissions from a modern cement plant are from mineral decomposition. This cannot be avoided by use of alternative energy sources.

  • Technology Executive Committee (TEC)

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    Together, the Technology Executive Committee (TEC) and the Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) form the Technology Mechanism of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.  Created in 2010, the TEC is the Mechanism’s policy arm. The TEC focuses on identifying policies that can accelerate the development and transfer of low-emission and climate resilient technologies. 

  • ASEM SMEs Eco-Innovation Center

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    The ASEM SMEs Eco-Innovation Center (ASEIC) was established in 2011 with the objective to promote cooperation of green growth in Europe and Asia, with a particular emphasis on enhancing eco-innovation of small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in both regions. ASEIC's major programs include the ASEIC Eco-Innovation Consulting, Global Forum, ASEM Working Group, and ASEM Eco-Innovation Index (ASEI). ASEIC provides SMEs in developing countries with various advisory services including guidance for eco-friendly, innovative business practices.

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