• 24-May-2012

    English, PDF, 359kb

    The Role of Institutional Investors in Financing Clean Energy

    What role can institutional investors such as pension funds and insurers play in financing clean energy projects in developing countries?

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  • 23-January-2012

    English, PDF, 1,268kb

    Green Growth and the Future of Aviation (RTSD 27)

    Is the predicted growth of aviation in a carbon-constrained world possible given the existing operational and technological options? To what extent do aviation biofuels form part of the answer?

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  • 14-December-2010

    English, PDF, 102kb

    Strategies for Green Growth: Framing the Issues (RTSD 26)

    The objective is to explore with participants whether we are thinking and writing about Green Growth in a way that is useful and can help make an appealing case for practical policy measures.

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  • 14-December-2010

    French, Excel, 124kb

    Stratégies de croissance verte: cerner les questions (RTSD 26)

    Ce document vise à permettre d’examiner avec les participants si notre façon de penser et de décrire la croissance verte est utile et peut contribuer à montrer de façon convaincante qu’il y a des arguments solides en faveur de mesures pratiques.

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  • 2-February-2010

    English, PDF, 594kb

    Livestock and Climate Policy: Less Meat or Less Carbon? (RTSD 25)

    Leading figures in the international climate change community argue that reducing meat consumption would be a valuable contribution to efforts to control greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

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  • 29-October-2009

    English, Excel, 863kb

    Border Carbon Adjustment and Free Allowances: Responding to Competitiveness and Leakage Concerns (RTSD 23)

    Competitiveness and leakage concerns arise when countries implement policies and measures (PAMs) which other countries do not, or when PAMs differ between countries. This leads to different costs and risks to producers, leading to concerns that production of goods will relocate to other countries. Such concerns have been sufficient to dilute or even derail proposed environmental policies and measures in the past. This scenario applies

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  • 30-September-2009

    English, PDF, 649kb

    Comparing Climate Change Committments: Technical versus Political Judgement (RTSD 24)

    Ensuring comparable effort amongst countries‟ commitments to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions is a key issue in the current negotiations towards a post-2012 agreement on climate change. However, defining a broadly acceptable basis for comparison is challenging. A sceptical or minimalist view might regard comparability as limited to judgments that are essentially political and subjective. A more ambitious view is that

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  • 5-August-2009

    English, Excel, 816kb

    Post-Kyoto Sectoral Agreements: a constructive or complicating way forward?(RTSD 22)

    The 22nd meeting of the Round Table on Sustainable Development on 12-13 March 2009 discussed post-Kyoto sectoral agreements.

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  • 5-August-2009

    English, Excel, 460kb

    Competitiveness, Leakage, and Border Adjustment: Climate Policy Distractions? (RTSD 23)

    The 23rd meeting of the Round Table on Sustainable Development on 22-23 July 2009 discussed competitiveness, leakage, and border adjustment.

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  • 12-September-2007

    English, Excel, 605kb

    Biofuels : Is the cure worse than the disease? (RTSD 20)

    The 20th meeting of the Round Table on Sustainable Development on 11-12 September 2007 considered the sustainable potential of biofuels and government policies to support them.

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