Developing countries exploring pathways to climate compatibility

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Modelling the socio economic implications of mitigation in Colombia

Some developing countries are implementing measures to deviate its emissions patterns. This paper uses a methodological approach to assess the socio-economic implications of some of these potential measures, to evaluate the Colombian case. The main finding is that a carbon tax does not affect significantly the macroeconomic indicators and yet reached important abatements, especially if […]

Outputs, Papers, Tools, Methods & Models  //  Posted by Installertodelete on Mar 9, 2015  //  download PDF

The (Missing) Link: Climate Change Mitigation and Poverty

This paper looks at the gaps between alleviating poverty and climate mitigation. It talks about why, even under conditions of extreme poverty, climate mitigation cannot be ignored. It also looks at why climate adaptation has tended to overshadow climate mitigation in anti-poverty strategies and shows the lack of a direct link between poverty thinking and mitigation action.

Development and Mitigation Policy, Outputs, Papers  //  Posted by Installertodelete on Aug 19, 2014  //  download PDF

Climate mitigation and the fight against poverty and inequality

In designing climate mitigation strategies, one has to think hard about their impact on poverty and inequality. While it is often assumed that climate mitigation strategies are also pro-poor strategies, this is not necessarily so. This blog sets out some frameworks through which we can think through these issues and suggests areas where much more […]

News  //  Posted by Installertodelete on May 15, 2014  //  Read more...

Development and Mitigation (DevMit) Forum Ideas Kit

The Ideas Kit provides an entry point into the wealth of ideas and information that emerged from the MAPS Development and Mitigation Forum. These are clustered into four themes: ‘A framing shift’, ‘Co-creating our future’, ‘How can these ideas be put into effect?’ and ‘Productive focus areas going forward’.

Briefs, Development and Mitigation Policy, Outputs  //  Posted by Installertodelete on May 15, 2014  //  download PDF

Internalising mitigation activities into the development priorities and approaches of developing countries

Proceedings from the Development and Mitigation (DevMit) Forum convened by the MAPS programme, with the support of the Energy Research Centre of the University of Cape Town and the Centre for Policy Research in New Delhi.

Briefs, Development and Mitigation Policy, Outputs  //  Posted by Installertodelete on May 15, 2014  //  download PDF

Development and Mitigation (DevMit) Forum

The Development and Mitigation Forum (27 – 29 January 2014), was recently convened by the MAPS Programme, with the support of the Energy Research Centre of the University of Cape Town and the Centre for Policy Research in New Delhi. The gathering was attended by over 100 mainly climate mitigation experts from developing coutries. The Forum provided a […]

Workshops  //  Posted by Installertodelete on May 15, 2014  //  Read more...

Climate mitigation and the fight against poverty and inequality

In designing climate mitigation strategies, one has to think hard about their impact on poverty and inequality. While it is often assumed that climate mitigation strategies are also pro-poor strategies, this is not necessarily so. This blog sets out some frameworks through which we can think through these issues and suggests areas where much more […]

Blogs  //  Posted by Installertodelete on May 14, 2014  //  Read more...

Beyond Development and Mitigation?

‘The week after the week that was’ – is certainly how the Development and Mitigation (DevMit) Forum organising team is feeling right now!  A little disoriented (what do I now do 24/7?), very relieved, and reflecting on invaluable time spent with excellent colleagues. When I embarked on the DevMit Forum journey in May last year […]

Blogs, Outputs  //  Posted by Installertodelete on Feb 4, 2014  //  Read more...