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4 Lessons on Scaling Up Sustainable Transport in US and Chinese Cities

Lulu Xue

This post originally appeared on WRI’s insights blog.

Energy efficiency makes Clean Power Plan goals very achievable

Cleaner, More Efficient Vehicles Tool

Tool / Instrument

Developed by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the Cleaner, More Efficient Vehicles Tool provides information and real-world examples of technology and policies used around the globe to improve auto fuel economy.

IRP, OECD Resource Efficiency Publications Cite Role in Cutting GHG Emissions, Growing Economy

Ambitious action on climate change and more efficient natural resource use could achieve significant cuts in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and increase economic growth, according to a report released by the International Resource Panel (IRP) in the lead up to the Group of 7 (G7) leaders meeting

Mitigation Update: Saudi Arabia Adopts Vision 2030; Transport Goes Emissions-Free

Recent news offers a glimpse of what the world might look like beyond fossil fuels.

Want to use energy efficiency to benefit low-income communities in planning for the Clean Power Plan? We’ve got a guide for that.

An Introduction to the SE4ALL Building Efficiency Accelerator (Webinar) - 23.06.2015

Web Resource

Energy efficiency is touted as a “low-hanging fruit” for cities to take hold of, in order to lower overall carbon emissions. Indeed, energy efficiency opportunities are well understood and implemented in a variety of settings worldwide.

The Role of Electricity in Heating and Cooling

Publication / Report

This report describes how there are strong opportunities to better marry the European Union's electricity and thermal energy markets to help drive up penetration of renewables, increase efficiency, lower emissions and support economic growth.

Buildings for Our Future: The Deep Path for Closing the Emissions Gap in the Building Sector

Publication / Report

A cumulative work commissioned by the Global Buildings Performance Network, this report explores the mitigation potential from buildings in China, the European Commission, India and the United States.


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