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Planning for Change: Guidelines for National Programmes on Sustainable Consumption and Production

These guidelines show how national governments can plan, develop, implement and monitor a national programme on sustainable consumption and production (SCP). This is a flexible approach to SCP progra...

Published in: 2008

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Kathmandu Valley Environment Outlook

The present publication provides a detailed account of the status of the Kathmandu Valley environment. The report highlights the five key environmental issues of air quality, settlement, drinking wat...

Published in: 2007

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GLOBAL TRENDS IN
SUSTAINABLE ENERGY
INVESTMENT 2007: Analysis of Trends and Issues
in the Financing of
Renewable Energy and
Energy Efficiency in OECD
and Developing Countries

Renewable energy and energy effi ciency technology industries set a new record of more than $100bn worth of fi nancing transactions over the course of 2006. Of this, $70.9bn was new investment, an in...

Published in: 2007

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Energizing Cleaner Production: A Guide for Trainers

This Training Package logically follows the Energy Efficiency Guide for Industry in Asia and the Cleaner production Energy Efficiency manual (CD ROM version). The training package targets intermediar...

Published in: 2007

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Assessment of Policy Instruments for Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Buildings

There are many proven ways to reduce the energy use in new and existing buildings but experience shows that this will not happen without intervention from policy makers. This study presents the quali...

Published in: 2007

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Current Status of Renewable Energies in the Middle East  North African Region

The directory reviews renewable energy applications and potential within the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region and identifies the steps necessary to further exploit and apply these resources...

Published in: 2007

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Our Planet:The Marine Environment

The United Nations Environment Programme's flagship magazine for environmentally sustainable development.

Published in: 2007

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Sustainability Criteria For Fisheries Subsidies: Options For The WTO and beyond

This publication provides an analysis of the fisheries conditions and management practices that could guide both WTO negotiators and domestic policymakers in designing criteria for the use of subsidi...

Published in: 2007

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Beijing 2008 Olympic Games- An Environmental Review

Significant strides are being made to ‘green’ the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. The report says that environmental measures are being introduced covering waste management, cleaner transport systems and...

Published in: 2007

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Life Cycle Management: A Business Guide to Sustainability

The journey towards sustainability requires that companies must find innovative ways to make profits and at the same time extend the traditional boundaries of business to include the environmental an...

Published in: 2007

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