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Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy

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Six months after the successful Paris Climate Agreement, two of the world’s primary city-led climate change and energy initiatives, the EU Covenant of Mayors and the Compact of Mayors, announced the formation of a new, first-of-its-kind global initiative of cities and local governments leading in t

European Energy Efficiency Fund (eeef)

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As energy demand in the member states of the European Union is still raising climate change mitigation by improving energy efficiency and renewable energy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions becomes increasingly important.

Tackling Global Climate Change: Meeting Local Priorities

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This report, Tackling Global Climate Change – Meeting Local Priorities, provides an overview of what proactive government and private sector initiatives can do to harness the potential of green buildings to deliver important social, economic and environmental benefits for people around the world.

Green Climate Fund

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Created by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the Fund aims to support a paradigm shift in the global response to climate change. It allocates its resources to low-emission and climate-resilient projects and programmes in developing countries.

SE4All Advisory Board’s Finance Committee Report on Scaling Up Finance for Sustainable Energy Investments

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Energy has become the central theme in discussions on alleviating poverty, promoting economic development and improving quality of life of people.

Press Release: EU-funded Climate Change, Clean Energy and Urban Water in Africa Initiative Announced

A new EU-funded pilot initiative for market-based clean energy technologies and services deployment for South African municipal water works was launched last week at an EU Pavilion event at COP22.

A Toolkit for Preparation of Low Carbon Mobility Plan

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he form and pattern of urban growth in the future has vital implications on climate change and sustainable development.

What do the 2016 election results mean for energy efficiency?

The Emissions Gap Report 2016

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Since 2010, United Nations Environment (UNEP) has produced annual Emissions Gap Reports based on requests by countries for an independent scientific assessment of how actions and pledges by countries affect the global greenhouse gas emissions trend, and how this compares to emissions trajectories co

The Procura+ Manual: A Guide to Cost-Effective Sustainable Public Procurement

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This Manual is designed to provide clear, easy-to-understand guidance on how to implement sustainable procurement in practice. It has been prepared by people with years of direct experience in working in public sector procurement, and in how to integrate sustainability considerations.


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