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  • The Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research

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    TNO is an independent research organisation which connects people and knowledge to create innovations that boost the competitive strength of industry and the well-being of society in a sustainable way. This is our mission and it is what drives us, the over 3,400 professionals at TNO, in our work every day. We work in collaboration with partners and focus on nine domains.

  • Global Non-Ferrous Scrap Flows 2000-2011

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    The goal of this report is to provide an understanding of global non-ferrous metal scrap flows in the context of non-ferrous industry developments over the 2000 to 2011 period. The focus of this study is on copper and aluminium as the two largest non-ferrous metals in terms of both material tonnages and market value. The report consists of four chapters. The first chapter, presented here, provides a brief backdrop to the analysis on non-ferrous scrap flows. It outlines growth in metal demand and the underlying reasons for this growth.

  • Strengthening the capacity of developing countries to prepare for and participate in negotiations on future actions under the UNFCCC and its Kyoto Protocol: the BASIC project final report

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    The role of large developing countries in combating climate change will become increasingly important as the world negotiates a post-2012 agreement on climate change. This report summarises the activities undertaken by the BASIC Project (Building and Strengthening Institutional Capacities on Climate Change in Brazil, India, China and South Africa).

  • Renewable energy technologies in developing countries: lessons from Mauritius, China and Brazil

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    Although the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) could see billions of dollars invested in the development of renewable energies in developing countries, this report argues that successful development of viable markets in renewable technologies is highly dependent on context-specific factors.

    This report looks at the context-specific factors behind the success of three renewable energy developments that have taken place in developing countries- without significant foreign investment or the CDM.

  • Can the clean development mechanism attain both cost effectiveness and sustainable development objectives?

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    This paper looks at both the back ground of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), and discusses to what extent its current design allows it to achieve both its objectives as defined in the Kyoto Protocol: to promote sustainable development in host developing countries, and to improve global cost-effectiveness by assisting developed countries in meeting their Kyoto targets.The first part of the paper draws on existing literature to discuss:the flexibility mechanisms under the Kyoto Protocol the CDM’s market potential the issues of cost-effectiveness and sustainable development The second pa

  • Directorio: Fuentes de Financiamiento con Instrumentos Dedicados a Energía Sostenible en Zonas Rurales del Perú

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    El Directorio Fuentes de Financiamiento con Instrumentos Dedicados a Energía Sostenible en Zonas Rurales de Bolivia, tiene como objetivo identificar las diferentes fuentes de financiamiento convencional y no convencional dirigidas a atender la demanda del sector rural y periurbano del país, haciendo especial hincapié en aquellas entidades que ofrecen productos dirigidos a financiar las diversas actividades relacionadas a la adquisición o provisión de servicios de energía renovable y/o eficiencia energética.

  • Directorio: Fuentes de Financiamiento con Instrumentos Dedicados a Energía Sostenible en Zonas Rurales de Bolivia

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    OBJETIVO DEL DIRECTORIO 

    El Directorio Fuentes de Financiamiento con Instrumentos Dedicados a Energía Sostenible en Zonas Rurales de Bolivia, tiene como objetivo identificar las diferentes fuentes de financiamiento convencional y no convencional dirigidas a atender la demanda del sector rural y periurbano del país, haciendo especial hincapié en aquellas entidades que ofrecen productos dirigidos a financiar las diversas actividades relacionadas a la adquisición o provisión de servicios de energía renovable y/o eficiencia energética. 

  • Directorio: Fuentes de Financiamiento con Instrumentos Dedicados a Energía Sostenible en Zonas Rurales de Colombia

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    OBJETIVO DEL DIRECTORIO 

    El Directorio Fuentes de Financiamiento con Instrumentos Dedicados a Energía Sostenible en Zonas Rurales de Colombia, tiene como objetivo identificar las diferentes fuentes de financiamiento convencional y no convencional dirigidas a atender la demanda del sector rural y periurbano del país, haciendo especial hincapié en aquellas entidades que ofrecen productos dirigidos a financiar las diversas actividades relacionadas a la adquisición o provisión de servicios de energía renovable y/o eficiencia energética.