TITLE

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

AUTHOR(S)
Cochran, Ian; Hubert, Romain; Marchal, Virginie; Youngman, Robert
PUB. DATE
October 2014
SOURCE
OECD Environment Working Papers;10/29/14, Issue 72, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Working Paper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a summary of a report on the mandates of five public financial institutions (PFIs) to address issues on climate change. Topics discussed include the activities of the PFIs to increase domestic low-carbon investments in OECD countries, instruments and approaches used to support sustainable transport, renewable energy investments, and energy efficiency, and channels through which the PFIs contribute to the low carbon economy.
ACCESSION #
99746422

 

Related Articles

  • Public Financial Institutions and the Low-carbon Transition. Cochran, Ian; Hubert, Romain; Marchal, Virginie; Youngman, Robert // OECD Environment Working Papers;10/29/14, Issue 72, p1 

    Public financial institutions (PFIs) are well-positioned to act as a key leverage point for governments' efforts to mobilise private investment in low-carbon projects and infrastructure. The study identifies the tools, instruments and approaches used by five PFIs to directly support and scale-up...

  • POSSIBILITIES OF ENERGY SELF-SUFFICIENCY IMPROVEMENT IN MUNICIPALITIES AND REGIONS IN SLOVAKIA. Chovancov√°, Jana // Proceedings of the International Multidisciplinary Scientific Ge;2014, Vol. 3, p323 

    In regard of the rapid decline of world oil reserves and rapidly progressing climate change, which creates an ever stronger pressure to change the orientation of energy production from fossil fuels to other types of energy sources, the increase of the importance of energy self-efficiency is...

  • EU gets Set for a revolution. Crampsie, Sian // Utility Week;11/13/2009, Vol. 31 Issue 20, p11 

    The article addresses the need for private and public sectors to invest on research about energy technologies in order to reach climate change targets. The European Commission's Strategic Energy Technology (Set) initiative included an investment of 50 billion euros over the next ten years in...

  • Going Solar. Domin√©, Mark // American School & University;Apr2011, Vol. 83 Issue 8, p34 

    The article focuses on various economic reasons for education facilities to bring solar power in campus. It states that institutions are developing onsite solar power-generating solutions to help cut their operational costs and create renewable energy. It says that the public financing options...

  • US budget pact signals end to R&D growth. Kramer, David // Physics Today;Jun2011, Vol. 64 Issue 6, p26 

    The article focuses on the effect of continuing resolution (CR) that was signed by U.S. President Barack Obama on the research and development (R&D) programs in the U.S. It states that the CR will end the development in federal research programs and the President hoped to increase budget for...

  • India, Australia step up joint research.  // TCE: The Chemical Engineer;Mar2008, Issue 801, p9 

    The article reports that India and Australia are considering the idea of strengthening their collaboration in industrial research that includes the hi-tech areas like nano-composites, bio-energy, health and agricultural bio-technology, climate change and solar energy. A joint working group will...

  • China Sets up Green Channel for Renewable Energy Development.  // China Chemical Reporter;1/21/2010, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p10 

    The article reports on the establishment of the new renewable energy development fund in China.

  • New DOE budget is doubled-edged sword for renewables. Demoss, Timothy B. // Power Engineering;Dec96, Vol. 100 Issue 12, p6 

    Reports on the slight decrease of the total appropriations for solar and renewable resource technologies for 1997. Exposure of renewable technology manufacturers to market forces where commercialization is concerned; Shift in the debate over sustainability policy options in favor of renewable...

  • REAP funding available for renewable energy systems.  // High Plains Journal;6/6/2011, Vol. 129 Issue 23, p5B 

    The article reports that funds for renewable energy systems will be provided by the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) in the U.S.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics