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This note advises city leaders on how to manage the growth and transformation of urban forms toward an energy efficient and livable path. It discusses supportive planning policies, zoning regulations, and design guidelines... Read More
This guidance note provides an introduction to the objectives, scope, and outputs, as well as the basic steps and approaches of conducting the three types of energy efficiency assessments... Read More
This guidance note outlines how cities can tap into many proven technologies, policies, and financing mechanisms to improve energy efficiency and capture energy savings in buildings... Read More
The challenges that limit efficiency investments in municipal facilities include a lack of awareness and incentives, insufficient implementation capacity, and limited access to financing... Read More
Forward-looking cities today can be champions for energy efficiency, showing other cities and national governments how such measures can save money and drive markets... Read More
This facility, hosted by UNESCAP, provides a training platform for policy-makers in the development of green growth / green economy strategies, policies and tools... Read More
This guidebook should be useful to anyone interested in seeing climate relevant technologies adopted more widely... Read More
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This guidebook is the result of a study carried out in 12 cities across five countries throughout Latin America looking at parking and travel demand management (TDM) policies... Read More
The REN21 Renewables Global Futures Report (GFR) is a pioneering publication that provides access to the range of credible possibilities on the future of renewable energy... Read More
The World Bank’s REToolkit provides a broad set of tools to assist Bank staff and country counterparts to improve the design and implementation of renewable energy (RE) projects... Read More
The Renewables 2014 Global Status Report is now available. Find out what made 2013 another record year for renewables... Read More
OpenStudio helps building designers, engineers, and architects make better design decisions based on energy savings (and other metrics) during the building design process... Read More
This report provides concrete data to help policymakers understand the broader potential of climate-smart development investments to benefit lives, jobs, crops, energy, and GDP... Read More
This database includes aggregate global emissions of GHGs for a given year by gas, by source, and by country. It also includes the global GHG emissions (from fossil fuels) trend since 1900... Read More
The Database provides information on policies and measures taken or planned to encourage the uptake of renewable energy in all IEA and IRENA Member countries and signatories... Read More
The objective of this paper is to enhance the understanding of the concept of INDCs. It will discuss the technical and policy-related aspects of preparing, consulting, and communicating these contributions... Read More
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Several international efforts assist the creation of climate-resilient low emission development plans and strategies... Read More
The in_focus collection presents thematic mini-websites on selected IDRC activities. Each tackles a pressing issue in sustainable international development... Read More
The IDRC Digital Library provides the international research community with access to a collection of research results and documents generated by IDRC-funded projects, IDRC funding recipients, and IDRC staff about a wide range of subjects... Read More
Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS), Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) and Measuring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) are three of the key conceptual components, emerging as part of the global architecture for a new... Read More
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This publication provides guidance and tools to assist Low Carbon Development Strategies (LCDS) and Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs)... Read More
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Exploring the relationship between mitigation actions and development. Opportunities and risks that low carbon development strategies present to fighting poverty and promoting sustainable development... Read More
Developing an understanding around definitions of and relationships between mitigation actions, NAMAs and low carbon development strategies (LCDS). Exploring mitigation action in MAPS countries through case studies... Read More
Toolkit featuring work on modelling, developing assumptions to account for shortcomings in data, simplifying industrial-economic systems, and understanding implications of climate policies... Read More
This report provides start-to-finish guidance on what it takes to make Transit-oriented Development happen... Read More

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