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  • Seeing the light: adapting to climate change with decentralized renewable energy in developing countries

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    This book argues that well-designed decentralised renewable energy projects are both a mitigating and adaptive response to climate change. Decentralised renewable energy projects (DREs) address core sustainable development priorities and build adaptive capacity to climate change, without increasing greenhouse gas emissions.The first section explores linking mitigation and adaptation through energy access while the second section looks at the Clean Development Mechanism and decentralised renewable energy.

  • Institut International de l'Écologie Industrielle et de l'Économie Verte

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    Switzerland
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    Network Member

    The Institut International de l'Écologie Industrielle et de l'Économie Verte is an establishment of reflection, research and practice of industrial ecology. The Institute has an engineering division and an expertise cluster, which enables the Institute to identify new technologies linked to industrial ecology and to advise through a specific methodology adapted to local contexts. The project managers work on the practical execution of mandates and on the implementation of the industrial ecology with a particular attention to Switzerland and developing countries.

  • Common ground In Bangladesh, Ghana, Nepal, Senegal and Trinidad and Tobago

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    These five case studies bring to the fore issues women in these countries face and how they are further complicated by the impacts of climate change. Each country page begins with an overview of the national circumstances with respect to climate change and then goes on to spot light the unique challenges with which women are confronted. It ends with a policy brief on what is being done on the government and NGO levels to address these issues.