This new publication presents the low carbon development path for Asia and the Pacific. It shows that  this region must overcome several challenges to secure the growing energy requirements needed to maintain strong development trend while at the same time pursue a low carbon development path.

In the backdrop of an intensified debate on climate change and a wider consensus on finding action oriented solutions, the emphasis on carbon markets in any post-2012 climate policy agreement has become vital.

By the year 2050, the world will need to reduce its carbon intensity by around 88% if it hopes to limit climate change to 2°C of warming.  So concludes PwC’s Low Carbon Economy Index 2010, a report assessing the G20 countries’ achievements in reducing their carbon intensity levels—defined as the ratio of emissions to GDP—since 2000, and analysing the distance ea

The objective of this publication is to highlight the global and regional trends in urban development, identify key issues, projected risks, impacts and opportunities in the light of climate change through case study examples from cities in India and throughout the world.

This Policy briefing document highlights insights from research that undertook by examining low carbon energy technology transfer in India and China.

Low carbon technology transfer to developing countries has a central role to play in mitigating carbon emissions.

The key messages of the document:

Low carbon growth options for India by Chandra Bhushan presented at the South Asian Media Briefing on Climate Change, CSE, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, 24 – 25 November, 2010.

New Delhi: The UK-India Business Leaders Climate Group has called fora closer bilateral trade ties on clean technologies to pursue a private sector led pro-business, pro-green growth and pro-innovation approach to low-carbon growth.

Releasing a report in London on Monday, the group emphasised the business case for tapping opportunities in clean energy, energy efficiency, low carbon technology,

COMMON sense was an early loser in the scorching battle over the reality of manmade global warming. For nearly 20 years, one group of activists argued

Read text of US President Obama's address to the Indian Parliament. He said that US-India can pursue joint R&D to create green jobs, give Indians access to cleaner, affordable energy and meet commitments made at Copenhagen.

This document outlines the benefits of green growth and the importance of developing the right policies to support a transition towards the low carbon economy. It assesses the financing needs of green growth in developing countries and illustrates why climate finance needs to be framed in the wider context of growth and development finance.