The role of technology transfer in the mitigation of climate change has been strongly emphasized in the recent policy debate. This paper, Technology Diffusion and Climate Policy: A network approach and its application to wind energy, offers a network-based perspective on the issue.
International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), Global Subsidies Initiative (GSI), The Green Initiative
The report Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform and the Just Transition: Integrating approaches for complementary outcomes articulates how fossil fuel subsidy reform (FFSR) can contribute to a just transition, and how a just transition framework can contribute to successful reform.
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
This report focuses on the health and economic impacts of air pollution from the production of electricity from fossil fuels, particularly coal. First, it briefly reviews the main sources of primary energy and electricity production worldwide.
Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), Seoul National University, 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.
University College London Energy Institute, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, N.N. Krasovskii Institute of Mathematics and Mechanics, Ural Federal University, 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.
Environmental Change Institute, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Tsinghua University, 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.
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), Harvard University, 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).