|Compendium of international energy policies and strategies
The purpose of compiling this compendium by the African Energy Policy Research Network and and Foundation for Woodstove Dissemination (AFREPREN/FWD) and the Environmental Development Action in the Third World (ENDA) is to assist in the ...
|Biofuels production, trade and sustainable development: emerging issues
This paper seeks to provide a preliminary identification of the main sustainable development issues involved in the debate around production and trade in biofuels.The paper is organised as follows.Chapter 2 provides a brief description of ...
|Biofuels in the European Union - A vision for 2030 and beyond
The expected growth of the biofuels market and the development of new transformation pathways make it timely to investigate new integrated refining schemes. The co-production of fuels, heat & power and co-products in integrated biorefineries ...
|The hydrogen economy - A non-technical review
There is a growing belief among policy-makers, environmental organisations, energy analysts and industry leaders that hydrogen is the fuel of the future that will revolutionise the way we produce and use energy. In the long ...
|Renewables – Global status report 2006 update
REN21 is a global policy network in which ideas are shared and action is encouraged to promote renewable energy. It provides a forum for leadership and exchange in international policy processes. It bolsters appropriate policies ...
|Global Bioenergy Partnership - White Paper
The objective of this White Paper is to discuss how the Global Bioenergy Partnership could contribute to the development and deployment of bioenergy in developed and developing countries, based on a review of the barriers ...
|The energy challenge for achieving the Millennium Development Goals
This UN-Energy paper on the importance of energy for achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) was drafted collectively by the United Nations (UN) agencies, programmes and organizations working in the area of energy, reflecting their ...
|Biofuel for transport
While biofuels production costs are fairly easy to measure, the benefits are difficult to quantify. But this does not necessarily mean that the benefits are not substantial. Increasing the use of biofuels can improve energy ...
|The Greenhouse Gas Protocol - A corporate accounting and reporting standard
The Greenhouse Gas Protocol Initiative is a multi-stakeholder partnership of businesses, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), governments, and others convened by the World Resources Institute (WRI), a U.S.-based environmental NGO, and the World Business Council for Sustainable ...