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UNIDO Green Industry - Policies for supporting green industry

Date: Jan 21, 2012
Source: UNIDO

 The overarching objective of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) is to reduce poverty through sustainable industrial development. We aspire for every country to have the opportunity to grow a flourishing productive sector, and to increase their participation in international trade, while simultaneously safeguarding their environment. In a sense, therefore, meaningful industrial development must be green industrial development.

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UNIDO Green Industry - Policies for suPPorting green industry

Date: Jan 21, 2012
Source: UNIDO

 The overarching objective of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) is to reduce poverty through sustainable industrial development. We aspire for every country to have the opportunity to grow a flourishing productive sector, and to increase their participation in international trade, while simultaneously safeguarding their environment. In a sense, therefore, meaningful industrial development must be green industrial development.

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Near-term Climate Protection and Clean Air Benefits: Actions for Controlling Short-Lived Climate Forcers

Date: Dec 7, 2011
Source: UNEP

This report addresses the mitigation of short-lived climate forcers (SLCFs) and its key role in air pollution reduction, climate protection and sustainable development. SLCFs are substances in the atmosphere that contribute to global warming and have relatively short lifetimes in the atmosphere.

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Bridging the Emissions Gap

Date: Dec 7, 2011
Source: UNEP

Global climate policy has advanced on several fronts over the past few years and this report deals with two developments of particular importance – The readiness of countries to pledge to new emission reductions, and the agreement among countries to an important global climate target. In December, 2009, countries were encouraged to submit pledges for reducing greenhouse gas emissions for the year 2020 as part of the Copenhagen Accord. Subsequently, 42 industrialized countries and 44 developing countries submitted pledges.

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CDP India 200 Report 2011 - Accelerating Low Carbon Growth

Date: Nov 18, 2011

Corporations, investors and governments today are faced with a choice: to compete aggressively for finite resources, or to advance towards a low-carbon economy that enables sustainable, profitable growth, whilst reducing reliance on increasingly scarce materials.

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ENERGY TRANSITION FOR INDUSTRY: INDIA AND THE GLOBAL CONTEXT

Date: Oct 20, 2011

Population growth, the modernisation of lifestyles, higher electrification rates and rapidly
growing gross domestic product (GDP) in India drive a large increase in energy demand and put
pressure on the security, reliability and affordability of energy supply, all of which are strongly
linked to economic stability and development.
Globally, the erosion of energy security, the threat of disruptive climate change and the growing
energy needs of the developing world all pose major challenges to energy decision makers.

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Equitable access to sustainable development: An Indian approach

Date: Oct 3, 2011
Source: TISS

Scholars, civil society and policy makers from India, along with their colleagues from developing countries, have had a long-standing engagement with the question of equity in climate change. This
engagement has not only been reflected in India’s climate policy in the run-up to and the signature of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change at Rio de Janeiro in 1992 but also

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Sustainable Economy in 2040 - A Roadmap for Capital Markets

Date: Oct 3, 2011

This report shows investors how they can help create a resilient, stable and sustainable economy by investing wisely and using their power to shape the development of capital markets.

Most guidance on sustainable investment focuses on how to make business as usual better, without looking at the bigger picture. Our recommendations are based on an assessment of the fundamental reallocation of capital required to achieve a sustainable economy. We believe this is the first time such an approach has been taken to sustainable investment.

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Climate Change Reconsidered - 2011 Interim Report

Date: Sep 13, 2011

The United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), already under severe criticism for violating the requirements of academic peer review and relying on secondary sources, comes under attack again in a new report released August 29 and co-produced by three nonprofit research organizations titled Climate Change Reconsidered: 2011 Interim Report.

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MW size Grid Solar Power Plants in India (As on 31st July 2011)

Date: Aug 3, 2011
Source: MNRE

MW size Grid Solar Power Plants in India (As on 31st July 2011)

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