All articles for the topic: emissions


Urban sustainability issues — What is a resource-efficient city?

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This Technical Report by the European Environment Agency (EEA) introduces the concept of urban metabolism, the circular model and the role of compactness in urban resource efficiency.

The Multiple Benefits of Measures to Improve Energy Efficiency

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The ‘emissions gap’ report series by the United Nations Environment Programme has provided ample insights into both the size of the so called emissions gap and the range of options available to bridge it.

Here’s a how-to guide to help states cut their emissions with energy efficiency

CITyFiED Project: Udine Italy - cluster cities committed to energy efficiency

Leading Europe’s energy transition and efficiency revolution: Udine, Italy extends its welcome to the CITyFiED network of 50 European cities


Fuel-efficient heavy trucks are on the horizon

Green investment banks: Leveraging innovative public finance to scale up low-carbon investment

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To leverage the impact of relatively limited public resources, 13 national and sub-national governments have created public green investment banks (GIBs) and GIB-like entities (as of December 2015).

Want to weigh your state’s Clean Power Plan compliance options? Check out our new SUPR 2 calculator

Methodological Notes: Global Vehicle Sales Database

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Explains the methods used to construct a global database of historical vehicle sales and facilitate the development of sales-based metrics that track progress toward clean vehicle policies and technologies.

Fiscal Instruments in INDCs: How Countries are Looking to Fiscal Policies to Support INDC Implementation

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This report describes how countries are increasingly turning to the use of fiscal instruments to support low-carbon development and efforts to reduce emissions, as is evidenced by the proliferation of the references to these instruments within the Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs)


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