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This paper describes how the substantial increased use of ethanol in gasoline in the United States, spurred by a steady rise in the price of gasoline from 2006 to 2008, led to a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions but an increase in food prices in the country.

Source: U.S. Congressional Budget Office
Date: April 2009

This report presents data on biofuel production in tropical countries in an attempt to provide a preliminary discussion of the agro-environmental impact of biofuel development. Specific attention is paid to Brazil and Malaysia, as they are the major possible exporters to the European Union.

Source: Joint Research Centre of the European Commission
Date: November 2008

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.

Source: Routledge Taylor and Francis Group
Date: May 2016

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.

Source: Routledge Taylor and Francis Group
Date: April 2016

The European Union’s 2030 climate and energy framework requires the transport, building and agriculture sectors to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to 30 per cent below a 2005 baseline by 2030.

Source: The International Council On Clean Transporation
Date: June 2016

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.

Source: The International Council On Clean Transportation
Date: June 2016

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.

Source: Overseas Development Institute
Date: May 2016

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.

Source: The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)

This “outcome report” is from the 2016 Kassel International Dialogue (KID), which offered the opportunity for peer-to-peer knowledge exchange and a dialogue between local, regional, and national government representatives and legislators.

Source: German Federal Environment Agency
Date: November 2015

This publication examines the sectors, technologies and policy measures that will be central in the transition to a low-carbon energy system.

Source: International Energy Agency
Date: November 2016