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ELEEP Virtual Discussion on Water Scarcity in California

This ELEEP Virtual Discussion took place on September 18th, 2016. We were joined by Andrew Ayres to discuss the topic of water scarcity in California.

Blog Post: Green Banks - the Swiss army knife solution for a low carbon economy


As governments plan for a transition to a low carbon economy, there are many potential policy tools in the toolbox.

Green Banks can be one of the most effective and efficient tools to help catalyze this transition by mobilizing private capital for the deployment of clean energy.

Interview with Edith Bayer (RAP) on "Efficiency First"

On 6 January ELEEP released a new Podcast Episode featuring a conversation on "Efficiency First" with Edith Bayer (Associate, Regulatory Assistance Project).

ELEEP COP 22 Side Event

Cities play a key role in supporting implementation of the Paris Agreement by promoting the co-benefits of climate mitigation and adaptation. On 18 November 2016, the ELEEP Network network hosted an official COP 22 side event in Marrakech on the topic "Transatlantic Perspectives on Integrating Climate Mitigation and Adaptation in Cities".

Lessons from the European Study Tour on Climate Change Adaptation

While the idea of climate change mitigation strategies are mostly well developed at global, national, and local levels, the field of climate change adaptation has become increasingly important and relevant. In the fall of 2016, a group of 12 ELEEP members visited London, Brussels and Rotterdam to get a feel for the many different facets of climate change adaptation in Europe.