Publications

Climate and development

The Kenyan cooking sector – Opportunities for climate action and sustainable development Jul 2021 - This study provides new and additional insights on the specific link between residential cooking solutions, climate change, health impacts and associated sustainable development objectives in Kenya.
Green Cooling in Public Procurement May 2021 - The information provided within this study shall serve as a basis for tackling barriers in introducing "Green Public Procurement" as well as updating procurement criteria of room air conditioners in order to reduce cooling related energy consumption and GHG emissions of public buildings.
The energy transition after COVID-19 Feb 2021 - This paper discusses the impact of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis on the energy sector and frames it in the broader perspective of the climate crisis and development aspirations.
Decarbonisation scenarios for the transport sector in Georgia Jan 2021 - This report explores several emission pathway scenarios for Georgia’s transport sector, in the context of the challenges currently faced in the sector, and the implications of international climate commitments and national development objectives.
Decarbonisation Pathways for the EU Cement Sector Dec 2020 - What technical options are there for the EU cement sector to decarbonise, and how can ambition be raised in the near, mid and long term?
Decreasing costs of renewables in Argentina (two reports) Dec 2020 - The research looks at how cost reductions for renewable energy technologies impact energy planning and climate policy in Argentina, including in the NDC process.
NDC Update Report December 2020 – Come together Dec 2020 - The 2020 NDC Update report discusses countries’ preparedness to ratchet up ambition in the first NDC update cycle amidst a global health crisis. We see reasons for optimism, but action widely lags behind, 2021 is the year we have to come together and act decisively.
Haciendo Realidad las Estrategias a Largo Plazo para un Desarrollo Bajo en Emisiones de GEI Dec 2020 - Esta guía ofrece recomendaciones a los tomadores de decisiones sobre cómo abordar la elaboración de una LTS o estrategia a largo plazo para un desarrollo bajo en emisiones de gases de efecto invernadero, dadas las circunstancias singulares de cada país en 2020, y de las futuras revisiones de la misma.
Making long-term low GHG emissions development strategies a reality May 2020 - This guidance provides recommendations to policy makers on how to approach the development of a long-term low greenhouse gas emission development strategy (LTS) given the unique circumstances of individual countries in 2020, and future revisions thereof.
Good Practice Database Summary Report Apr 2020 - In continuation of the Good Practice Analysis (GPA) 1.0 and 2.0, this analysis of new case studies for the Good Practice Database (GPD) enhances and expands the existing repository of good practice examples with a focus on NDC implementation.