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This report examines the status of the science and technology that are the foundation of the U.S. energy system, together with the research, development, demonstration, and deployment (RDD&D) opportunities to advance them.

Source: U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)
Date: September 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 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

According to this report, the greatest efficiency gains have been led by policy and the greatest untapped potential lie where policy is absent or inadequate. It focuses on progress made in China. The report demonstrates the central role of policy in driving energy efficiency.

Source: International Energy Agency (iea)

This report outlines best practices for achieving sustainable private sector markets that are effective in reducing energy demand.

Source: Carbon Trust
Date: December 2016

This study finds that California regulations mandate a higher quality of commissioning and regulations that are more enforceable.

Source: Routledge Taylor & Francis Group
Date: May 2016

This report discusses the ways in which information and communication technologies (ICT) solutions could play a transformative role in the power grid.

Source: World Bank

This website links to a collection of technical reports detailing the technologies, systems and policies that will support smart grid deployment. Though it was funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, many of the resources in this on-line library generally apply to systems around the world.

Source: United States National Energy Technology Laboratory, United States Department of Energy

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) produced this report by in response to a request from the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

Source: Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
Date: January 2005

This road map provides a vision for addressing the challenges associated with carbon capture and sequestration (CCS).

Source: International Energy Agency, Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development
Date: October 2009