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2019   |   South Africa  |   Pub­li­ca­tion

Improving health and reducing costs through renewable energy in South Africa

Air pol­lu­tion, pri­mar­i­ly from coal-fired pow­er plants, is one of the main impacts that the ener­gy sec­tor has on the envi­ron­ment and human health. These pol­lu­tants have many neg­a­tive impacts, of which those of great­est con­cern include heart dis­eases, lung can­cer, strokes and chron­ic obstruc­tive pul­monary dis­eases (WHO, 2016). The con­se­quences of such dis­eases include […]

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2019   |   South Africa  |   Pub­li­ca­tion

Consumer savings through solar PV self-consumption in South Africa

The study quan­ti­fies the expen­di­ture sav­ings that may be achieved by res­i­den­tial and com­mer­cial con­sumers in South Africa when installing rooftop solar pho­to­volta­ic (PV) sys­tems with the aim of con­sum­ing most of the result­ing elec­tric­i­ty direct­ly (hence­forth termed self-con­­­sump­­­tion). The analy­sis is based on sce­nar­ios for the future devel­op­ment of PV, includ­ing bat­tery costs, the […]

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2019   |   Video

Video: Co-Benefits of Climate Action with Renewable Energy

  By load­ing the video, you agree to YouTube’s pri­va­cy pol­i­cy.Learn more Load video Always unblock YouTube […]

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2018   |   Pub­li­ca­tion

COP24 Briefing on key discussion items on the Paris Rulebook

Cur­rent Nation­al­ly Deter­mined Con­tri­bu­tions (NDC) to the Paris Agree­ment, when added up, are a long way off from get­ting even close to meet­ing the agreed tar­get of hold­ing glob­al tem­per­a­tures well below 2°C above pre-indus­tri­al lev­els. The Paris Agree­ment has cre­at­ed a unique plat­form to build polit­i­cal com­mit­ment but it falls short on mobi­liz­ing social […]

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2018   |   Pub­li­ca­tion

De Hamburgo a Buenos Aires: Movilizando los beneficios para impulsar la ambición climática del G20

Enmar­car el desafío climáti­co en torno a los impactos y ben­efi­cios sociales y económi­cos más amplios ofrece una opor­tu­nidad para encon­trar ter­reno común den­tro del grupo del G20. Enfrentar el cam­bio climáti­co des­de el ángu­lo de los impactos en temas claves de la políti­ca social, como son el empleo, la salud, la migración, así como […]

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2018   |   Pub­li­ca­tion

From Hamburg to Buenos Aires: Mobilising Co-Benefits to Drive Climate Ambition in the G20

The fram­ing of the cli­mate chal­lenge around broad­er social and eco­nom­ic impacts and ben­e­fits presents an oppor­tu­ni­ty to find com­mon ground with­in the group of 20. Address­ing cli­mate change from the angle of impacts on key social pol­i­cy themes, such as employ­ment, pover­ty reduc­tion, edu­ca­tion, health, migra­tion as well as the eco­nom­ic and nation­al security […]

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2018   |   Pub­li­ca­tion

Co-Benefits als interessenbezogene Zusatznutzen der Klimapolitik [German]

In der Klimapoli­tik rück­en Zusatzef­fek­te mög lich­er Poli­tikop­tio­nen zunehmend in den Mit­telpunkt des Inter­ess­es. Die sys­tem­a­tis­che Evaluierung dieser Co-Ben­e­­­fits kann eine wichtige strate­gis­che Lücke schließen und neue strate­gis­che Koali­tio­nen der Klimapoli­tik mit Wirtschafts- und Sozial­res­sorts eröff­nen. Von Mar­tin Jänicke und Sebas­t­ian Hel­gen­berg­er Zum Artikel [oekologisches-wirtschaften.de]     […]

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2018   |   Pub­li­ca­tion

The COBENEFITS Approach of Strategic Co-Benefit Assessments

With its co-ben­e­­fit assess­ment stud­ies, the COBENEFITS project explores how ambi­tious domes­tic renew­able ener­gy and cli­mate change mit­i­ga­tion tar­gets will be sup­port­ive of oth­er social and eco­nom­ic per­for­mance tar­gets of gov­ern­ments and min­istries in the part­ner coun­tries. This paper describes the project process, divid­ed in 1. Selec­tion and Pri­or­i­ti­za­tion of Co-Ben­e­­­fits, 2. Ref­er­ence Pol­i­cy Scenarios […]

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