Reports

Sustainable livelihoods and cultivation of Jatropha curcas for biodiesel in India: reflections on alternative agronomic models

This working paper discusses the sustainable livelihoods aspects of alternative Jatropha cultivation systems identified during fieldwork in three Indian states in 2009.

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Towards a culture of low-carbon research for the 21st Century

We argue that the research community needs a roadmap to reduce its emissions following government targets, which ironically are based on findings of the research community. 

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Understanding the dominance of unilateral CDMs in China

This paper analyzes the development of unilateral Clean Development Mechanism projects (uCDMs) as the dominant project pattern in China’s CDM market.

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Why do people decide to renovate their homes to improve energy efficiency?

A large body of applied research on energy efficiency characterises drivers and barriers to cost-effective home renovations, and identifies personal and contextual influences on renovation decisions.

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The challenge of communicating unwelcome climate messages

Citizens as well as economic and political decision makers need to engage with knowledge about the likelihood and implications of severe future impacts, and the scale of mitigation required to avoid them, the likes of which few want to hear.

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Mid-Term Review of Tyndall Research Strategy 2012-2017

We organised six one-day idea exploration workshops and a major conference on radical emissions reductions. The workshops covering topics of beyond two degrees, urban growth, modelling societal behaviour, trade, China’s carbon emissions, and technologies for low carbon power.

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Tyndall Research Strategy 2012 - 2017

The Tyndall Centre’s first decade focused on interdisciplinary climate change research. Our second decade will in addition focus on the interactions and feedbacks between climate, people and ecosystems.

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Reducing greenhouse gas emissions from deforestation in developing countries: Revisiting the assumptions

This paper provides a critical perspective to the debate on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD) under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

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A Dynamic Typology of Stakeholder Engagement within Climate Change Research

This paper offers a descriptive overview of Stakeholder Engagement (ShE) within climate change research at the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research.

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