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The Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations

In this blog, IDDRI experts analyze key events and news based on their research work, which is available on IDDRI’s website.

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Financing the energy transition: it’s not just about the money

With the massification of successful energy retrofits, the accelerated development of renewable energies and the deployment of new sustainable mobility solutions, the energy transition is a huge challenge in terms of mobilising investment, against a backdrop of modest economic recovery and limited budgetary leeway. Although the French Energy Transition for Green Growth Act has brought […]

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Four scenarios for understanding the energy programmes of the Presidential candidates

April 13, 2017

None of the French Presidential candidates have expressed any doubts about the need for energy transition, which involves a deep decarbonization of the French energy system. But there is a significant difference in the solutions envisaged to achieve this transition, particularly in relation to two points: the intensity of the action needed to control the […]

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Taking action on global commodity supply chains: a tool for sustainable development

April 5, 2017

Palm oil production has demonstrable impacts in terms of environmental and social sustainability. The responsibility for these impacts lies as much with producer countries, especially in Southeast Asia, as with consumer countries, particularly in Europe, at the different levels of the associated value chain. How is this value chain organised? What are the power relations […]

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