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Climate change
Research Brief
The implications of climate change for the extractive industries Climate change extractives industry Natural resources
Book
The Political Economy of Clean Energy Transitions

This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO licence. It is free to read at Oxford Scholarship Online and offered as a free PDF download from OUP and selected open access locations...

Energy Development Climate change
Working Paper
Energy futures modelling for African countries: LEAP model application

This study develops a scenario-based model to assess the current and future trends in energy demand in Africa and associated greenhouse gas emissions...

Energy forecasting Energy efficiency Renewables
Working Paper
Modeling sustainable long-term electricity supply–demand in Africa

This paper develops a scenario-based model to identify and provide an array of electricity demand in Africa, and to derive them from the African power system of development...

Energy planning Electricity Sustainable development
Research Brief
Future climate scenarios for South Africa: The importance of mitigating emissions

More intense climate changes are expected in South Africa if GHG emissions are not constrained. Increased GHG emissions are likely to result in increases in average annual surface temperatures and higher evaporation rates...

Climate change Runoff Streamflow
Research Brief
Climate change effects on irrigation demand and crop yields in South Africa

The demand for irrigation is likely to increase in South Africa as a result of increased temperatures and evaporation rates. Rain-fed agricultural crops are likely to experience a decline in average annual yields...

Climate change Runoff Streamflow
Research Brief
Potential impacts of climate change on national water supply in South Africa

Climate change risks for run-off and irrigation demand vary significantly across South Africa, with some regions expected to experience increased drying and others flooding Smaller impacts on water resources by 2050 are expected if global emissions a...

Climate change Economic development Economic growth
Working Paper
Technical note: Proposed model for regional power sector integration in Africa

Regional power pools present a significant and potentially defining opportunity for African power systems to develop domestic energy resources, improve system reliability, and contribute to overall economic development...

Climate change Capacity expansion planning Power pools
Blog
Responding to crises: What can we do? What’s next?

Although sometimes over used, the word 'crisis' accurately describes many challenges of today's world, such as climage change, war and refugees, economic volatility, pandemics, and the continuing unmet needs of the poor, hungry, and negle...

Climate change Development Foreign aid
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Changes since Copenhagen means Paris will deliver more for developing countries

The Conversation, 7 December 2015

Climate change
Video
Agriculture Adaptation Options

Conference on Climate Change and Development Policy - Parallel 5.3

Natural disasters Financial crisis Agriculture
Video
Climate Change and Human Conflict in Sub-Saharan Africa

Conference on Climate Change and Development Policy - Parallel 6.1

Political economy Natural disasters Climate change
Video
Social Protection

Conference on Climate Change and Development Policy - Parallel 6.2

Households Natural disasters Credit
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Sustainable Forests

Conference on Climate Change and Development Policy - Parallel 6.3

Forests and forestry Climate change
Video
Mitigation Policy in Carbon-Intensive Economies

Conference on Climate Change and Development Policy - Plenary 3

Mitigation policy Climate change Industrialization
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