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This report describes how, in recent years, China has grown into a major provider of coal power finance in overseas markets, replacing financing by major development institutions while providing potentially less stringent environmental guidelines.

Source: Climate Policy Initiative
Date: November 2015

This online data base collects information on international climate mitigation initiatives in operation that (1) have potential to contribute to reducing greenhouse gas emissions, (2) are international in scope or have the potential for significant impact at global scale, and (3) are dialogues,

Source: Climate Initiatives Platform
Date: January 2016

This special issue of the Environment & Urbanization journal was edited by the Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing and Organizing (WIEGO) network.

Source: Environment & Urbanization Journal, International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)
Date: October 2016

This report informs policymakers and other stakeholders in the energy sector about the technology developments in renewable mini-grids. It also discusses how these technology developments could enable faster commercialization and large-scale deployment of renewable mini-grids.

Source: International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
Date: October 2016

This report focuses on the impacts that different types of local level bioenergy initiatives—including bioresources, bioresidues, and biofuels—can have on rural livelihoods in different contexts in the developing world. The report is based on a series of 15 international case studies.

Source: United Nations, Policy Innovation Systems for Clean Energy Security
Date: January 2009

This report UNEP), describes how renewable energy and energy efficiency programs in developing countries contribute to narrowing the “2020 emissions gap”.

Source: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Date: January 2015

This report describes how 2015 was a watershed year for international development, with global leaders meeting to adopt a new set of sustainable development goals, as well as the financing framework that underpins those goals.

Source: Africa Progress Panel (APP)
Date: January 2015

This video describes the view of the United States on climate change, as U.S. President Barack Obama announces that the country will host the seventh Clean Energy Ministerial in 2016.

Source: Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM)
Date: May 2015

This report describes how (1) voluntary sustainability standards have grown rapidly in number and importance in global commodity markets over the past decade and (2) the growth is occurring in parallel with growing recognition of the importance of economic drivers in implementing sustainable deve

Source: International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
Date: January 2014

The public-private roundtable summarized on this web page describes how over one billion people globally lack access to electricity, and how providing clean and affordable energy services to these unelectrified populations will be a critical driver for poverty reduction, job creation, and improve

Source: Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM)
Date: May 2015