Funding low carbon cities: mapping the risks and opportunities

Working paper by Andy Gouldson, Philip Webber on 1 Nov 2012

Introduction to Working Paper 113 There are compelling reasons for local authorities – and especially cities – to be interested in the low carbon agenda. From an environmental perspective, it is estimated that approximately 70 per cent of the UK’s economy-wide emissions are under the influence of UK local authorities. Furthermore, recent research on the economics […]

Carbon storage, biodiversity and species composition of Miombo woodlands in recovery trajectory after charcoal production and slash and burn agriculture in Zambia’s Copperbelt

Working paper by Felix Kalaba on 1 Nov 2012

Abstract of Working Paper 119 There is increasing awareness of the United Nations Reduction of Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (UN-REDD) programme in tropical woodland management. This programme aims to increase Carbon (C) storage and conserve biodiversity, linking them to livelihood improvement. The objective of this study was to provide an integrated understanding of […]