This article explores governance options and regimes for addressing climate change in building stock. Specifically, the authors investigate how building regulatory systems and related polices are addressing the current and future effects of climate change.
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This journal article brings together 50 “new-governance” instruments to understand better new governance for low-carbon buildings and what may be expected from it. The authors find that new-governance instruments fall short in exactly the same areas as do traditional instruments.
This study assesses the production and uses of palm residues, and the authors estimate the amount of palm residues that could be sustainably available for biofuel.
This paper assesses the effectiveness of the Tokyo Cap-and-Trade Program based on data obtained from 1,300 facilities covered by the programme and surveys of facility owners from the first compliance phase of the programme.
This report introduces capacity mechanisms—a policy instrument for power markets—to a non-expert audience. The authors consider the implications of capacity mechanisms for meeting parallel objectives of security of supply and decarbonisation.
This report identifies the main risks and barriers limiting investment. It also supplies a toolkit for policy makers, public and private investors, and public finance institutions to scale up their investments in renewable energy.
This website contains information on more than 800 clean energy policies around the world. It is searchable by policy name, geography, mechanism and status with subsector impacts noted per policy.
The Intelligent Energy-Europe (IEE) programme is the European Union's tool for funding action to improve market conditions for energy efficiency and renewable energy opportunities in Europe.
This report presents the initiatives and groups that support the European Strategic Energy Technology Plan (SET-Plan) and ensure the affordability and competitiveness of low-carbon technologies.
This database provides global information on renewable energy, energy efficiency, and climate change, including country energy profiles, a list of key global stakeholders, policy and regulatory overviews, an energy and climate change glossary, a clean energy Web search, geobrowsing features, and