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  • ENVIS Centre on Renewable Energy and Environment

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    Wednesday, June 8, 2016
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    The major objectives of the ENVIS Centre are collection and dissemination of information in order to support and promote research, development and innovation among researcher, policy makers, academics and other stakeholders. The Centre is actively engaged in data gaps identification and bridging, resource generation and data collection, capacity-building and information dissemination activities.

  • CO2 utilization in the perspective of industrial ecology, an overview

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    Monday, July 4, 2016
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    Carbon dioxide emissions from anthropic activities have accumulated in the atmosphere in excess of 800 Gigatons since preindustrial times, and are continuously increasing. Among other strategies, CO2 capture and storage is one option to mitigate the emissions from large point sources. In addition, carbon dioxide extraction from ambient air is assessed to reduce the atmospheric concentration of CO2. Both direct and indirect (through photosynthesis) pathways are possible.

  • Developing 2°C compatible investment criteria

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    Monday, November 30, 2015

    This report studies the development of criteria for assessing the compatibility of financial investments with the international goal to limit global temperature increase to below 2°C above pre-industrial levels. The findings are intended as a starting point and a key input for a longer term process to develop consensus-based 2°C investing criteria. The focus here is placed on investments in projects and physical assets, in particular of development and climate finance organisations.

  • NAMA Guidebook - Manual for practitioners working with mitigation actions (First Edition)

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    Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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    Manual for practitioners working with mitigation actions.

    Articles and case studies about NAMAs written by several international research organizations.

  • NAMA Guidebook (2nd edition)

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    Thursday, October 1, 2015
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    Articles and case studies about NAMAs written by several international research organizations.

  • NAMA Guidebook (3rd edition)

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    Tuesday, March 1, 2016
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    In the absence of specific guidelines from the UNFCCC on how to develop NAMAs, implementing organizations, donors, and host countries have been formulating NAMAs in a trial-and-error basis. By extracting lessons from these experiences, the previous version of this guidebook introduced basic elements of NAMAs and also different approaches for NAMA-related decisions.

  • Planning and Design for Sustainable Urban Mobility

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    Publication date: 
    Tuesday, January 1, 2013
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    This report highlights city transportation challenges, with a particular focus on developing countries, and showcases specific city examples to illustrate how to address such challenges. The report also discusses equitable access to urban mobility and transport poverty as well as economic, environmental, institutional and governance and social dimensions of mobility and transport.

  • Free Access Climate Change Data of Worldbank

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    Wednesday, January 1, 2014
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    Freely available climate and climate-related data is essential to catalyze the changes in policies, investments and technologies that will be needed if we are to move towards a climate-smart future. The Climate Change Knowledge Portal is a central hub of information, data and reports about climate change around the world. With this portal you can query, map, compare, chart and summarize key climate and climate-related information. Open data: all of the climate data featured on the Climate Change Knowledge Portal has been published as open data resources.

  • A Global Platform for Accelerating Coal Efficiency

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    Monday, May 9, 2016
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    This is a concept paper on the Platform for Accelerating Coal Efficiency (PACE). The vision of PACE would be that for countries choosing to use coal, the most efficient power plant technology possible is deployed. The overriding objective would be to raise the global average efficiency of coal-fired power plants and so minimise CO2 emissions which will otherwise be emitted while maintaining legitimate economic development and poverty alleviation efforts.

  • The power of high efficienty coal

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    Monday, May 9, 2016
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    As the Paris Agreement is formalised and NDCs are standardised, it is a fair to assume that other countries will look to HELE coal technologies as part of their emissions reductions plans.

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