Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), Harvard University, Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP), GGKP Annual Conference
The paper "Lessons from Four Decades of Infrastructure Project Related Conflicts in Latin America and the Caribbean" examines infrastructure project related conflicts and their consequences in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC).
Centre International de Recherche sur l’Environnement et le Développement (CIRED), EnvEcon, Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP), GGKP Annual Conference
Chinese transport activity has grown rapidly in recent years, and curbing CO2 emissions from this sector is a major challenge. This paper investigates the potentials offered by both technological solutions and changes in infrastructure deployment strategy that can address this challenge.
World Bank Group, Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP), GGKP Annual Conference
The 21st century will witness the collision of two powerful forces – burgeoning population growth, together with a changing climate. With population growth, water scarcity will proliferate to new areas across the globe.
University College London Energy Institute, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, N.N. Krasovskii Institute of Mathematics and Mechanics, Ural Federal University, Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP), GGKP Annual Conference
The UK electricity system is undergoing a significant transformation. Increasing penetration of renewable generation and integration of distributed energy resources (DERs) such as electrical storage, solar PV and wind generators challenge the traditional way of balancing electricity in the grid, whereby supply matches demand.
Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), Seoul National University, Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP), GGKP Annual Conference
As a prelude to scaled-up deployment of electric vehicles, this paper examines the economic feasibility of replacing the current fleet of fossil fuel taxis in Seoul with electric vehicle (EV) taxis by phasing the former out based on their opertional lifetime.
Environmental Change Institute, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Tsinghua University, Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP), GGKP Annual Conference
Extreme weather events in China, expected to become increasingly common because of climate change, pose a grave threat to essential infrastructure that provides running water, electricity, road and railway connections.