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This paper aims to examine the justification for specific energy efficiency policies as complements to carbon pricing. The paper inventories existing market failures and suggests how they can be overcome by carbon pricing in residential appliances and buildings.

Source: International Energy Agency
Date: August 2011

This report discusses the role of the private sector in the design and implementation of technology transfer initiatives. It also outlines key questions that policymakers should consider when developing energy efficiency programmes to attract private investment and development.

Source: Institute for Building Efficiency
Date: August 2010

This paper introduces stakeholders to the concept of a clean energy standard (CES), explains how a CES works, describes the benefits that a CES can deliver, and explores federal and subnational options for CES policies.

Source: Center for Climate and Energy Solutions
Date: November 2011

This report presents findings from a research study looking at the opportunities that carbon offset projects offer for poor rural communities.

Source: Overseas Development Institute
Date: May 2010

This webcast focuses on state and municipal revoloving loan funds (RLF), which are funds of capital used to provide loans for energy efficiency and renewable energy improvements. The RLF is an effective tool for residential energy efficiency improvements.

Source: United States Department of Energy
Date: December 2009

These interactive calculators were designed to educate consumers about the impacts of their personal energy use.

Source: Texas State Energy Conservation Office

The India Climate Portal is the country's first dedicated site on climate change, bringing daily news, views, action, and resources. It is meant to raise awareness, promote information exchange, and foster networking and partnership in the search for solutions to climate change.

Source: Center for Social Markets
Date: June 2009

This website provides a series of best practices for communities participating in Minnesota's GreenStep Cities program. The recommendations come with a downloadable or online spreadsheet to track implementation as well as a categorization system for communities.

Source: Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
Date: June 2010

This special edition of the Sustainable Energy Regulation Network (SERN) Policy and Regulatory Review outlines the legislation, policies, and roles of institutions related to renewable energy and energy efficiency in India, at both the central government and state levels.

Source: Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP)
Date: October 2009

The purpose of this case study is to illustrate the evaluation of climate adaptation policy options to increase infrastructure resilience in Mumbai – an Indian city covering more than 480 square kilometres with a population of 12 million.

Source: Centre International de Recherche sur l'Environnement et le Développement, University of Strathclyde Glasgow, United Nations
Date: June 2011