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Canadian insights: The challenges of an integrated environmental assessment framework

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Year
2005

Citation

McCaig, K., 2005, Canadian insights: The challenges of an integrated environmental assessment framework: Environmental Impact Assessment Review, v. 25, iss. 7-8, p. 737-746.

Summary

The paper investigates whether the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) under the Kyoto Protocol has played a significant role in the development of rural communities, specifically investigating uptake of small-scale renewable energy projects. The investigation involved an assessment of 500 registered small-scale CDM projects under the Kyoto Protocol in terms of their potential impact on the envisaged sustainable development goals for rural communities. Five case studies from the Indian subcontinent were also examined. The paper concludes that the CDM in its current state and design has typically failed to deliver the promised benefits with regard to development objectives in rural areas. Successful projects were found to have had good [...]

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McCaig, K.

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DOI WECC []
ISSN WECC 01959255

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journalEnvironmental Impact Assessment Review
parts
typePages
value737-746
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typeIssue
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citationTypeJournal Article

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