This paper examines the legal, political, technical, economic and financial implications of fitting commitments by cities into the post-2012 climate change agreement.
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This double issue of Network Industries Quarterly is the third in the series focusing on urban infrastructures and covers different aspects of urban energy ranging from photovoltaics to smart grids and from energy demand management to the introduction of energy as alternative currency.
This OECD book examines the concept of the compact city and the implication of the current urban context for compact city policies. It explores their potential outcomes, particularly in terms of how it can contribute to green growth and looks at developing indicators to monitor compact city and track policy performance…
… Challenges and opportunities for cities together with supportive national and European policies. An EEA report.
This World Bank report aims to provide central government policymakers and those of municipalities, cities and townships in China with practical lessons on sustainable low-carbon development, based on the World Bank’s experience and its long-term relationship with many Chinese provinces and cities.
This paper presents a strategy for scaling climate change adaptation within urban areas
This paper analyses the first generation of voluntary and partnership-based CAPs in France
Changer l’image des seniors et des immigrés, miser sur le logement sobre en énergie et trouver des solutions innovantes pour lutter contre le chômage… La Commission européenne a compilé ses idées dans un rapport qui, une fois n’est pas coutume, cite la banlieue en exemple (info source : EurActiv)
This paper analyzes how city pioneers in Europe have been able to overcome these disincentives thanks to a combination of local circumstances and interventions by higher levels of government
This World Bank’s report discusses the link between climate change and cities, why cities should be concerned about climate change and adopt early preventative policies, and how the World Bank and other organizations can provide further support to cities on climate change issues.
This paper discusses the scope and scale of different climate-relevant financial mechanisms and describe their comparative advantages and weakness in financing climate resilient urban infrastructures
This first assessment report of the Urban Climate Change Research Network explains how urban populations are working to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions and prepare for the impact of climate change.
Proceedings of the first global forum on cities and adaptation to climate change, convened by ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability
This OECD discussion paper identifies challenges in urban mobility in India under three sections: urbanization and transport; urban mobility challenges; and current policies and interventions.
This book highlights the issues of resilience through regional, national, city and community-based studies.