A new analysis from the United Nations Development Programme, based on case studies from across Asia and the Pacific, calls for a set of “energy plus” services – one that combines access to modern energy for heating, cooking and electricity, with measures that generate cash, supplement incomes and improve health and education.
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This book contributes to the body of knowledge and understanding regarding water, energy, and the links between the two in the American West and beyond
This UNEP publication helps to tell the story of where the world was 20 years ago and where we collectively stand today, and to show the direction in which we need to move in a post-Rio+20 world. It also highlights the missing pieces in our knowledge about the state of environment— such as those related to freshwater quality and quantity, ground water depletion, ecosystem services, loss of natural habitat, land degradation, chemicals and waste—due to lack of regular monitoring, collection and compilation of data.
« Mr. Yergin is back with a sequel to “The Prize.” It is called “The Quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World,” and, if anything, it’s an even better book… » (source : New-York Times, 20/09/2011)
Proceedings of the Second International Symposium of Global COE Program « Energy Science in the Age of Global Warming—Toward CO2 Zero-emission Energy System »
EU-Russia Energy Dialogue Progress report
This study fills a gap in the existing literature by looking at the case of prevailing energy poverty in Yemen, one of the poorest countries in the Arab world.
The book presents the results of a Brookings research effort examining the implications of a dramatic increase in global nuclear power capacity on the nuclear nonproliferation regime and the role of the commercial nuclear industry in strengthening it
In this book, the author lays out the current regional energy picture arguing that the only way to achieve sustainable energy security is through regional collaboration both within the subcontinent as well as with regional neighbors in the Middle East and Central and Southeast Asia
World economic and social survey 2011
This paper from Arnulf Grubler provides a synthesis of current knowledge on the patterns, drivers, and characteristics of historical energy technology transitions
Transcript of a speech made by John Sauven, at Chatham House on 4 May 2011
Will fuel constraints thwart our growth projections?, HSBC report
This OPHI’s working paper reviews the literature and discusses the adequacy and applicability of existing instruments to measure energy poverty
This report is the product of the Pardee Center Task Force on the Green Economy, which met at the Pardee House in September 2010. As an intellectual contribution to the preparations for the 2012 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, the Pardee Center convened a small task force of experts to discuss the role of institutions in the actualization of a green economy in the context of sustainable development.