Is it possible to combat global climate change through North-to-South technology transfer even without a global climate treaty? Or do carbon leakage and the rebound effect imply that it is possible to take advantage of technological improvements under the umbrella of a global arrangement only?…
Étiqueté : technology transfer
A report for the Commissariat général à la stratégie et à la prospective.
This IEA’s report focuses on three main questions: What are the drivers behind Chinese investment in the Brazilian energy sector? What potential exists for inter-firm technology transfer between the Chinese and Brazilian companies involved? Do government-sponsored activities and academic exchanges complement inter-firm technology transfer?
This paper reviews the literature on environmentally friendly technological change, with a focus on lessons relevant to developing countries
The challenge of providing poor people with access to energy services requires a broader and more ambitious approach, according to this new working paper from the IDS-based STEPS Centre
“Any serious effort to address global climate disruption will require effective technology transfer. Developing countries with growing emissions must somehow make emission reductions without curtailing the economic development needed to alleviate poverty…”
Cancun Technology Breakthrough Should Deal with a Fatal Flaw Within / Dr Promode Kant. IGREC, New Delhi, Jan. 2011, 7 p.
Access to technology for dealing with the consequences of climate change, and for taking a low emission path for development, is of core concern to the developing countries but has seen little concrete action over the last two decades…