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September 2018
ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability
What is Driving Changes in Local GHG Emissions?: Results from contribution analysis presents results from applying a new technique called Contribution Analysis to three sets of local community greenhouse gas (GHG) inventory data in the US.
May 2018
Smart Prosperity Institute (SPI)
The working paper, Identifying Promising Policies and Practices for Promoting Gender Equity in Global Green Employment, is a synthesis of existing literature for promoting and optimizing women’s employment in manufacturing, construction and transportation.
March 2018
Deltares, Global Climate Forum (GCF)

Coastal adaptation investment presents clear opportunities for social welfare improvements, particularly for densely populated areas with high levels of economic activity.

March 2018
Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), Asian Co-benefits Partnership (ACP), Government of Japan

The Paris Agreement and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development have generated a fast-growing interest in strengthening the links between climate change and other development priorities in Asia.

March 2018
Nordic Council of Ministers
The Nordic Council of Ministers has published a report on potential policy instruments that can accelerate a transition toward a circular economy in the Nordic construction sector. Most of the policy instruments identified focus on rules and regulation, particularly on the content and quality of building materials and demolition plans.
December 2017
Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System (UN Environment Inquiry), Climate Strategy & Partners
The report Green Tagging: Mobilising Bank Finance for Energy Efficiency in Real Estate presents the findings and recommendations from a survey of green tagging practices among 10 European banks. It finds that green tagging around real estate and energy efficiency is growing at a critical time.
October 2017
Savoie Mont Blanc University, GGKP Annual Conference
There are possible synergies between the decision to invest in energy efficiency measures and to adopt renewable energy, in the sense that the former reduces energy demand so that the latter can further cut future greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, and which has great potential in the residential sector.
August 2017
Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN)
The Raising Risk Awareness (RRA) project uses the latest advances in climate science to understand the role of climate change in the occurrence of extreme weather events in developing countries. The project also considers how such information is communicated between those who undertake the analyses (scientists), those who disseminate the information (media and communicators) and those who ultimately incorporate this information in decision-making (policy-makers). This report provides a summary of the project’s results and learning.
April 2017
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)

Lighting is widely used in everyday life. It is a significant factor contributing to our quality of life and productivity of our workforces. Artificial illumination extends the productive day, enabling people to work in homes, offices, buildings and factories.

April 2017
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), GGKP Annual Conference

Climate change will affect all types of infrastructure, including energy, transport and water. Rising temperatures, increased flood risk and other potential hazards will threaten the reliable and efficient operation of these networks, with potentially large economic and social impacts.