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How variable renewable energy (VRE) can contribute to secure, low-carbon electricity generation, and how the rise of unconventional gas may affect its deployment.
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Policy options for leveraging the abilities and financial resources of the private sector to conserve and sustainably use biodiversity and ecosystem services.
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What role can institutional investors such as pension funds and insurers play in financing clean energy projects in developing countries?
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Is the predicted growth of aviation in a carbon-constrained world possible given the existing operational and technological options? To what extent do aviation biofuels form part of the answer?
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The objective is to explore with participants whether we are thinking and writing about Green Growth in a way that is useful and can help make an appealing case for practical policy measures.
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Ce document vise à permettre d’examiner avec les participants si notre façon de penser et de décrire la croissance verte est utile et peut contribuer à montrer de façon convaincante qu’il y a des arguments solides en faveur de mesures pratiques.
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Leading figures in the international climate change community argue that reducing meat consumption would be a valuable contribution to efforts to control greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
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Competitiveness and leakage concerns arise when countries implement policies and measures (PAMs) which other countries do not, or when PAMs differ between countries. This leads to different costs and risks to producers, leading to concerns that production of goods will relocate to other countries. Such concerns have been sufficient to dilute or even derail proposed environmental policies and measures in the past. This scenario applies
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Ensuring comparable effort amongst countries‟ commitments to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions is a key issue in the current negotiations towards a post-2012 agreement on climate change. However, defining a broadly acceptable basis for comparison is challenging. A sceptical or minimalist view might regard comparability as limited to judgments that are essentially political and subjective. A more ambitious view is that
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The 23rd meeting of the Round Table on Sustainable Development on 22-23 July 2009 discussed competitiveness, leakage, and border adjustment.