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close this bookSustainable Energy Strategies - Materials for Decision-makers (SEED - UNDP, 2000, 208 p.)
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Open this folder and view contentsChapter 1. Energy as an Instrument for Sustainable Human Development
Open this folder and view contentsChapter 2. Gender and Energy: How is Gender Relevant to Sustainable Energy Policies?
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We give an overview of selected websites. An overview like this can not, by definition, be complete. Over 1000 websites give information on energy and environmental related issues. A regularly updated website with links to most energy websites is that of the Netherlands Energy Research Foundation (ECN):

Policies and Programmes


United Nations Framework Conference on Climate Change (UNFCCC):

UNDP - Energy and Atmosphere Programme (EAP):

UNEP Collaborating Center on Energy and Environment

UNIDO Energy and Environment:

UNITAR Climate Change Training:

United Nations - Economic Commission for Europe:

World Bank:

World Bank Global Environment/Climate change:

European Union:

European Commission - DG 17 (Energy):

European Community Research and Development Information Service (CORDIS):

Global Environment Facility (GEF):

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC):

International Energy Agency (IEA):

IEA Energy and Environmental Technology Information Centres (EETIC):

IEA Heat Pump Centre:

IEA Energy Technology Data Exchange (ETDE):

Other Useful Links

African Energy Policy Research Network (AFREPREN):

American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE):

Asia-Pacific Energy Research Centre:

CADDET Energy Efficiency: (database on energy efficient technologies)

Greenhouse Gas Technology Information Exchange (GREENTIE):

Greenhouse Gas R&D Programme (IEA):

Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Network (U.S. DOE):

Energy Technology Support Unit (ETSU, UK):

Home Energy Magazine (journal):

International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD):

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL):

National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL):

North American Organisation of ESCOs (NAESCO):

Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL): http:/

Overview Energy Links on the Internet:

SOLSTICE, Centre for Renewable Energy and Sustainable Technology:

Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI):

Sustainable Building Sourcebook:

U.S. Department of Energy (USDOE):

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA):

World Energy Council (WEC):

World Resources Institute (WRI):