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LPSC 3303 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Equator Principles, Punitive Damages
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Project performance Equator principles incorporate the IFC performance principles Needed to: o manage lenders risk (preventative) o manage communities risk Primarily for private actors o Banks o project companies Internati...

Law and Public Policy
LPSC 3303
Shalanda Baker
LPSC 3303 Lecture Notes - Lecture 14: Tullow Oil, Information Asymmetry, Language Barrier
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1. Key doctrine: free, prior, and informed consent a. Defined by Oxfam: free from manipulation and coersion i. Allows for adequate time ii. Lets communities to allow or reject a project iii. Issue: FPIC not defined anywher...

Law and Public Policy
LPSC 3303
Shalanda Baker
LPSC 3303 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Power Purchase Agreement, Special Purpose Entity, Project Finance
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Soft law law thats not necessarily enforceable but sets up a guideline for other policy Performance standards o Developers should follow but no legal recourse Project finance Equity investor decide they want to build a pro...

Law and Public Policy
LPSC 3303
Shalanda Baker
LPSC 3303 Lecture Notes - Lecture 16: Climate Change Denial, Exxonmobil, Energy Transformation
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Energy democracy 1. Energy transformation is necessarily disruptive a. Resistance i. Economic incentives (tax breaks, etc) ii. Political lobbying for oil and gas iii. Cultural push back (jobs, history, mentality) iv. Lack ...

Law and Public Policy
LPSC 3303
Shalanda Baker
LPSC 3303 Lecture Notes - Lecture 15: Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant, Papagni River, Environmental Impact Assessment
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India Ananthapuramu Ultra Mega Solar Park: Social Environmental Impact Assessment o Category B project o Near river and reservoir o Economic displacement o Wildlife protection o Community safety o Indigenous families affe...

Law and Public Policy
LPSC 3303
Shalanda Baker
LPSC 3303 Lecture 17: 36883_Shalanda Baker_03.26.18
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Energy democracy 1. Movement 2. Emerging theoretical framework 3. Goals and outcomes: a. Resist i. The dominant system ii. Energy dominance iii. Anticapitalist b. Reclaim i. Right to control of ones energy c. Restructure i...

Law and Public Policy
LPSC 3303
Shalanda Baker
LPSC 3303 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Net Metering, Carbon Tax
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Energy procurement: 1. Corporate actors 2. Utilities Renewable policy: 1. Pricebased procurement a. Feedin tariffs (FITs) i. Guaranteed price ii. Payments to ordinary energy users for the renewable electricity they generat...

Law and Public Policy
LPSC 3303
Shalanda Baker
LPSC 3303 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Asian Development Bank, African Development Bank, International Criminal Court
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January 8th Global south similarities Geography (South of the Equator) Political economy o lessdeveloped o postcolonial Natural resources => exploitation Vulnerability to climate change No resources to adapt Less energyint...

Law and Public Policy
LPSC 3303
Shalanda Baker
LPSC 3303 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Hair Dryer, Distributed Generation, Kilowatt Hour
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Tier 1: More decentralized energy (ASETs): Radio Phonecharging Lighting 349W of power available at any given moment (4 hrs a day) 4572 kWhyear Tier 2: TV 4 hrsday 73364 kWhyear Tier 3: Medium power appliances: fridge, air ...

Law and Public Policy
LPSC 3303
Shalanda Baker
LPSC 3303 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Cook Stove
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Journey to energy democracy discussion: 1. Access 2. Energy efficiency a. Lowhanging fruit of the policy sphere b. Generation i. Creating more energy from less resources c. Distribution i. Reducing transmission losses ii. ...

Law and Public Policy
LPSC 3303
Shalanda Baker
LPSC 3303 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Black Economic Empowerment, Cemex, Stock Trader
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South Africa auctions 1. Energy policy tries to mitigate the effects of apartheid o Each project developer has to have a certain percentage of black ownership o Only black elites are benefiting o 2.5 benefits (building a h...

Law and Public Policy
LPSC 3303
Shalanda Baker
LPSC 3303 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Artificial Photosynthesis, Renewable Energy, Supply Chain
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Renewable energy 1) Energy from a source that is not depleted when used, such as wind or solar power. o Solar o Examples: Solar panels Heat water (solar water heaters) Cooling systems Artificial photosynthesis o Negatives:...

Law and Public Policy
LPSC 3303
Shalanda Baker
LPSC 3303 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Himalayas, Adivasi
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Country Profile: India GDP: 2.264 trillion USD o 7 largest GDP 33.9 GINI Population: 1.3 billion people o of the world population Indigenous people: Adivasi o 8.6 of population Energy Poverty Statistics 79 overall access o...

Law and Public Policy
LPSC 3303
Shalanda Baker
LPSC 3303 Lecture 10: 36883_Shalanda Baker_02.15.18
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57 coal 30 oil 6 natural gas 4 hydro 2 renewables 1 nuclear Renewable Energy Technologies: Rural and Urban Development Fourgrid power programme Wind pumps Solar water heaters Solar cookers Solar streetlighting systems Biom...

Law and Public Policy
LPSC 3303
Shalanda Baker
LPSC 3303 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Kyoto Protocol, Energy Poverty, Community Management
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Energy poverty In case of 99 access: 1. Do people actually get the energy, or do they simply have access but dont have the means to benefit? Whats the cost of electricity? 2. Methodology (intermittent access, how many hour...

Law and Public Policy
LPSC 3303
Shalanda Baker
Introduction to Business Law - Reference Guides

Business law, sometimes referred to as corporate-commercial law, is a system of governance and regulations in connection with the creation, existence and dissolution of businesses. Today, Canadian businesses are governed b...

BLAW - Business Law
BLAW 464
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Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: Multilateral Treaty, European Economic Community, Statute Of The International Court Of Justice

l e a r n • r e f e r e n c e • r e v i e w permacharts TM International Law APPLICATIONS TREATIES ...

Commerce
COMM 404
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Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: National Environmental Policy Act, Municipal Solid Waste, Criteria Air Contaminants

l e a r n • r e f e r e n c e • r e v i e w permacharts TM EEnvironmental Law ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATION NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL POL...

LAW
LAW 356
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Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: Defeasible Estate, Leasehold Estate, Future Interest

l e a r n • r e f e r e n c e • r e v i e w permacharts TM PProperty Law ESTATES DESTRUCTIBILITY ...

LAW
LAW 253
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