New Performance-based Standards for Standby Power: Reexamining Policies to Address Changing Power Needs

This paper notes that the advances in technology, the increase and changing needs for standby generation, and environmental concerns suggests a new look at standby generation codes and standards.

Low-Carbon Technologies in the Post-Bali Period: Accelerating Their Development and Deployment

This report is based on a background study and seminar on Strategic Aspects of Technology for the UNFCCC and Climate Change Debate: The Post-Bali Technology Agenda, organized under the auspices of the European Climate Platform (ECP), a joint initiative of Climate Policy Research Programme and Centre for European Policy Studies.

Consultative Group on Climate Innovation: A Proposed Complementary Technology Track for the Post-2012 Period

This paper proposes a specific structure for a new “distributed innovation” approach to climate technology, building and expanding on the earlier recommendations of the UN Foundation and the Club of Madrid.

Massive Climate Technology Innovation: A New Geometry of Complementary Strategies Post-2012

This paper describes a complementary “climate technology innovation process” that could be pursued to scale up existing low carbon technologies and create “breakthrough” disruptive technologies in many energy sectors, including renewables and CO2 capture and storage.

A New Geometry of Complementary Climate Technology Solutions: What the Heiligendamm G8 Summit Could Mean for a Post-2012 Climate Framework

This report reviews new commitments for climate technology measures from the Heiligendamm Summit Declaration that could structure a post-2012 framework for climate mitigation that could complement cap and trade strategies.