Yesterday at the Sustainable Energy for All Forum in Lisbon, Portugal, Dalberg Advisors announced the main findings of a study on scaling clean bio-ethanol cooking fuel in Kenya. [more...]
WORKING PAPER: Aligning energy development and climate objectives in Nationally Determined Contributions
The effectiveness of national energy policy will be decisive for achieving the objectives of the Paris Agreement and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. A CDKN Working Paper assesses how four countries: Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Ghana and Peru, are aligning their national energy policies with these global goals - and what new opportunities they could seize. [more...]
FEATURE: How can we achieve equitable water, energy and food resource governance in urban-Amazon landscapes?
Authors from the Global Canopy Project explore water-energy-food security in the Cumbaza watershed in Peru - which they have investigated as part of the Climate Resilient Cities in Latin America initiative. [more...]
Hydropower dams planned for eastern and southern Africa could put electricity supply at risk for vast regions because they rely on similar rainfall patterns for electricity generation—and so will suffer lack of water from droughts at the same time. This is the warning from new research led by Professor Declan Conway. [more...]
FEATURE: Emerging and exponential technologies could open new opportunities for low-carbon development
Benjamin Combes and Darius Nassiry explore how emerging and exponential technologies - which characterise the 'fourth industrial revolution' could open new opportunities for low-carbon development. [more...]