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Climate change
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
Working Paper
The political economy of clean energy transitions at sub-national level: Understanding the role of international climate regimes in energy policy in two Brazilian states

This paper examines the political economy aspects, particularly the influence of the Clean Development Mechanism, in clean energy and climate change policies in the states of Bahia and Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil...

Renewable energy Sustainable development Climate change
Working Paper
Carbon pricing under binding political constraints

The economic prescription for climate change is clear: price carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) and other greenhouse gas emissions to internalize climate damages...

Carbon tax Environmental economics Climate change
Working Paper
Climate change policy and power sector reform in Mexico under the ‘golden age of gas’

Mexico’s low-carbon technology perspectives show lack of coherence with the rising ambition in climate change commitments, for which Mexico is internationally praised...

Gas utilities Natural resources Power resources
Working Paper
Renewable energy in the Brazilian Amazon: The drivers of political economy and climate

Understanding the political economic drivers of energy planning in the Brazilian Amazon is critical since the forest is increasingly vulnerable to destruction and related, increased poverty...

Quantitative research Renewable energy Sustainable development
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Photo: Alexander Zach / UNU-WIDER Photos - AL19 Sustainable development Poverty Equality and inequality
Journal Special Issue
Prospects for Renewable Energy in Africa

This special section contains a series of five articles focused on energy and climate change in sub-Saharan Africa. It is well known that energy demand in sub-Saharan Africa is increasing rapidly and that many countries struggle to meet demand...

Climate change Renewable energy
Journal Article
Special section of Applied Energy: Energy and climate change in sub-Saharan Africa

Part of Journal Special Issue Prospects for Renewable Energy in Africa

Carbon tax Climate change Regional economics
Journal Article
Characterizing wind power resource reliability in southern Africa

Part of Journal Special Issue Prospects for Renewable Energy in Africa

Climate change Econometrics Infrastructure (Economics)
Journal Article
The impact of climate change on wind and solar resources in southern Africa

Part of Journal Special Issue Prospects for Renewable Energy in Africa

Climate change Renewable energy
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Changes since Copenhagen means Paris will deliver more for developing countries

The Conversation, 7 December 2015

Climate change
Blog
Climate Change – The last 30 years and the next 30

With COP21 currently taking place in Paris, the thoughts of UNU-WIDER Research Fellow Channing Arndt on the past and future of the climate change research and policy are particularly relevant. Our climate is changing - but how much?...

Renewable energy 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
Video
Sustainable Forests

Conference on Climate Change and Development Policy - Parallel 6.3

Forests and forestry Climate change
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