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.
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This white paper is part of Gender Equality for Climate Change Opportunities by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) in 2014.
This policy brief outlines high-level issues related to the deployment of carbon capture and sequestration (CCS). It broadly introduces some key challenges that must be addressed for wide-scale deployment of CCS.
This handbook is designed to be a user-friendly guide rather than a technical compendium or comprehensive collection of relevant legislation. The focus is on national legislation, but the report encompasses national constitutional provisions, regulations and state and local laws.
This report focuses on the important role of renewable energy technologies in responding to the dual challenge of reducing energy poverty while mitigating climate change.
The report provides policy information on the assessment of the environmental and social costs and benefits of biofuels. It examines concerns of critical developments and reviews the options for a more sustainable use of biomass and measures to increase resource productivity.
This report provides brief overviews of industry trends and global investment in the renewable energy sector and then focuses on outlining tax and incentive policies from Argentina, Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Italy, Mexico, The Netherlands, New Zealand, No
This database is intended to be a comprehensive collection of building energy efficiency policies from select countries around the world. Policymakers can access this database to find out what policies and incentive schemes are being implemented around the world.
The authors of this paper argue that the breakdown in conventional policy labels represents an important shift in renewable electricity policy, one that policymakers, analysts, government officials and investors around the world need to better understand.
This report describes energy efficiency trends in G20 countries based a set of homogeneous energy efficiency indicators. The indicators are designed to monitor changes in energy efficiency and to allow cross-country comparisons of various energy efficiency situations.