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Growth in emission transfers via international trade from 1990 to 2008
A trade-linked global database for CO2 emissions covering 113 countries and 57 economic sectors from 1990 to 2008 indicates that international trade is a significant factor in explaining the change in emissions in many countries, from both a production and consumption perspective.
Climate change 2014 : mitigation of climate change
This is the third part of the Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) — Climate Change 2013/2014 — and was prepared by its Working Group III. The volume
Guidance Note for Lead Authors of the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report on Consistent Treatment of Uncertainties
These guidance notes are intended to assist Lead Authors of the Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) in the consistent treatment of uncertainties across all three Working Groups. These notes define a common
System LCOE: What are the Costs of Variable Renewables?
LCOE (levelized costs of electricity) are a common metric for comparing power generating technologies. However, there is criticism particularly towards evaluating variable renewables like wind and
The economics of low stabilization: Model comparison of mitigation strategies and costs
This study gives a synthesis of a model comparison assessing the technological feasibility and economic consequences of achieving greenhouse gas concentration targets that are sufficiently low to
Renewable energy sources and climate change mitigation : special report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
Foreword Preface Summary for policymakers Technical summary 1. Renewable energy and climate change 2. Bioenergy 3. Direct solar energy 4. Geothermal energy 5. Hydropower 6. Ocean energy 7. Wind