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The UK is committed to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions by at least 80% by 2050, relative to 1990 levels. We need a transformation of the UK economy while ensuring secure, low carbon energy supplies to 2050, and face major choices about how to do this.

Date: August 2012

This study on Poland is part of the World Bank’s series of low-carbon growth studies. It poses the question of how Poland can transition to a low-emissions economy as successfully as it underwent transition to a market economy in the early 1990s.

Source: The World Bank, Energy Sector Management Assistance Program
Date: February 2011

This report argues that green growth can meet the challenge of promoting economic growth while not irreversibly depleting natural resources and the environment.

Source: Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development
Date: January 2012

This study aims to determine the greenhouse gas emissions mitigation potential from building-related energy policies. Using scenario analysis, it examines the global potential in 2020, 2030, and 2050 for building-sector policies to promote greenhouse gas reductions.

Source: Global Buildings Performance Network
Date: May 2012

The authors of this report review advances in energy efficiency legislation and how it has played out in the market through the year 2011. The report follows 25 energy efficiency policy recommendations made in prior years by the International Energy Agency.

Source: International Energy Agency
Date: April 2012

This report analyzes energy efficiency policies and best practices, and it offers a discussion-like overview of considerations to ensure that the proper policy paths are pursued.

Source: Regulatory Assistance Project, Sleeping Lion Consulting, Energy Futures Group
Date: October 2012

This report details the extent of climate finance from all associated institutions, including mitigation and adaptation activities through several sectors. The report covers data for 2012, definitions of terms, regional coverage and methodologies.

Source: African Development Bank, Asian Development Bank, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, European Investment Bank, Inter-American Development Bank, World Bank, International Finance Corporation
Date: November 2013

This paper provided a basis for discussion during a U.S. Department of Energy Clean Cities strategy workshop. It explores the current market status of ethanol (E85 - 85% ethanol, 15% gasoline) and flexible-fuel vehicles in the United States.

Source: United States National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Date: September 2009

This report details the dangers of oil dependence, explains the benefits of electrification, describes the challenges facing electric cars—including battery technology and cost, infrastructure financing, regulatory requirements, electric power sector interface and consumer acceptance issues—and

Source: Electrification Coalition
Date: November 2009

This white paper covers all important aspects of methanol as a transportation fuel.

Source: Sloan Automotive Laboratory
Date: November 2010