Tag Archives: Low carbon economy

Broadband Helps Move to Low-carbon Economies

The UNESCO Broadband Commission for Digital Development has just published the report, “The Broadband Bridge: Linking ICT with Climate Action.” The study has found that broadband can help the world to switch to a low-carbon economy and address climate change. The report aims to raise awareness of the pivotal role that information and communications technologies, …
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The World Investment Report 2010

The UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has just launched its 20th edition of “The World Investment Report 2010”, subtitled “Investing in a Low-Carbon Economy”. The study points to a promising outlook: after a significant global FDI downturn in 2009, flows worldwide are expected to recover slightly this year, with a stronger recovery in …
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China national human development report 2009/10

The UN Development Program (UNDP), in partnership with Renmin University of China, has launched the report, “China and a Sustainable Future, Towards a Low Carbon Economy and Society”. The study breaks new ground in linking economic growth, carbon emissions and human development in China. It offers policy options for a country that will see the …
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The Climate Competitiveness Index 2010

The independent non-profit institute AccountAbility, in partnership with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), has launched the Climate Competitiveness Index 2010 (CCI). The report analyzes how countries utilize low carbon technology, products and services. The 2010 Index contains information on climate accountability and climate performance in 95 countries, which are responsible for 97 percent of …
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“Low Carbon World” Website Launch

A joint partnership between LowCarbonWorld.com, the United Nation’s Climate Neutral Network (CN Net) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has launched a new website called “Low Carbon World”. LowCarbonWorld is a platform for collaboration that provides open access to public data, facts and information related to a low carbon economy, simplifying access to information …
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