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Case Study, Guidelines
UNEP Guide for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Laws
United Nations Environment Programme

The Guide describes the key legal issues associated with efficiency and renewable energy resource development, and presents legislative options from both developed and developing countries for dealing with them, including sample excerpts from legislation.


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2016
Monograph, Case Study
World heritage and tourism in a changing climate
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Union of Concerned Scientists

This report provides an overview of the increasing vulnerability of World Heritage sites to climate change impacts and the potential implications for and of global tourism. It also examines the close relationship between World Heritage and tourism, and how climate change is likely to exacerbate problems caused by unplanned tourism development and uncontrolled or poorly managed visitor access, as well as other threats and stresses.


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2016
Case Study
Blue economy: sharing success stories to inspire change
UNEP

Oceans are vital, not only to a wide array of biodiversity and ecosystems, but also to the food chains, livelihoods and climate regulation for a human population heading towards nine billion people. That is why this report shares stories that illustrate how economic indicators and development strategies can better reflect the true value of such wide spread benefits and potentially even build on them.


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2015
Case Study
Mining, development and environment in Central Asia: Toolkit Companion with case studies
Zoï Environment Network, University of Eastern Finland, Gaia Group Oy

This toolkit companion is an illustrated overview of the trends and challenges in environment, mining and development of the Kyrgyz Republic and Central Asia. It focuses on environmental security in the mining sector and highlights selected causes and ingredients of recent mining-related conflicts, the lessons learned and the opportunities for solutions.


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2012
Case Study
Economic Analysis of mangrove forests: a case study in Gazi Bay, Kenya
United Nations Environment Programme

This study was undertaken as part of UNEP efforts of promoting forests as a significant green economy asset for Kenya. Forests should be taken into account when calculating the national accounts because the global rush for land and the increasing demand for agricultural products and urban infrastructure continue to intensify the pressure on tropical and coastal forests. The fact that forests provide goods and services which currently have no valued assigned to in economic markets exacerbates the deforestation and land conversion.


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2011
Book, Case Study
The Greening of Water Law: Managing Freshwater Resources for People and the Environment
United Nations Environment Programme, International Water Law Project

The greening of water law is both a theoretical and practical effort to modernize legal regimes governing the management and allocation of freshwater
resources.


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2010
Case Study
30 Ways in 30 Days
United Nations Environment Programme

From creating mass markets for solar water heaters, improving vehicle efficiency, using waste for energy or installing energy-efficient cooking stoves or planting trees and protecting forests, UNEPs 30 case studies prove that solutions to combat climate change are available, accessible and replicable. Across the globe, in myriad ways, from community-based programmes to large entrepreneurial endeavors, the solutions have much in common. These projects do not represent the status quo, they embody innovation and creativity||they harness benefits for the people they serve as well as help us to take the actions needed to reduce global emissions. The stories have been arranged according to UNEPs climate change priorities, areas of work that support countries in their accelerated and effective response to a warming world and its unpredictable consequences.


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2010
Case Study
Sustainable use of natural resources in the context of trade liberalization and export growth in Indonesia - a study on the use of economic instruments in the pulp and paper industry
UNEP, State Ministry for the Environment, Republic of Indonesia

This study identifies and reviews existing environmental policies in the Indonesian pulp and paper industry. It offers a detailed assessment of existing market-based incentives, and proposes an effluent charge to abate pollution in the pulp and paper industry. The aim of this publication is to promote the use of economic instruments for environmental protection, by providing in-depth analysis, a comprehensive assessment, and a best practice for the utilization of economic instruments for others wishing to introduce economic instruments.


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2005
Case Study
Implementation of renewable energy technologies: opportunities and barriers
United Nations Environment Programme

This report presents case studies on the barriers to the implementation of renewable energy technologies in Egypt, Ghana and Zimbabwe.


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2002
Case Study
Financing from cleaner production investments
United Nations Environment Programme

Financing from Cleaner Production Investments


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2001