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WE CELEBRATED Environment Week this month. Various organisations as part of their corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives got their act together, conducted workshops to sensitise their employees, planted trees, et al. A few friends participated in

The prospect of an international agreement to halt dangerous climate change may seem more remote than ever following the talks that ended last week in Bonn, Germany. The delegates there appeared to be more interested in being cordial than in delivering on science-based targets. (Editorial)

The prospect of an international agreement to halt dangerous climate change may seem more remote than ever following the talks that ended last week in Bonn, Germany. The delegates there appeared to be more interested in being cordial than in delivering on science-based targets.

Climate finance and the development of the global low-carbon economy are crucial elements for discussion at G8 and G20. An outcome form these Summits can be leveraged positively by formal UN negotiations.

This latest report produced by Lloyd's & Chatham House outlines key trends affecting global energy supplies over the next 10 - 20 years, identifying risks associated with both resource constraints and transition to a lower carbon economy.

The latest report on Enabling frameworks for technology diffusion , the WBCSD puts forward six key elements to enhance investments and sales of low-carbon technologies in developing countries. These range from government signals to foster low-carbon solutions to engaging business more actively into the international and national climate change process.

Beyond the Sum of Its Parts: Combining Financial Instruments to Support Low-Carbon Development provides greater information and clarity on WBG climate financing instruments and to draw lessons for the broader development community on how resources from different climate financing instruments can be combined for expanded impact, increased leverage,and enhanced efficiency.

This paper critically examines the clean development mechanism (CDM) established under Article 12 of the Kyoto Protocol in terms of its effectiveness as a vehicle for technology transfer to developing countries, a specific commitment under the UNFCCC.

The Brazil Low Carbon Study aims to support Brazil

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