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Investments in global energy efﬁciency depend on many factors including the GHG emissions mitigation targets set by the international community, future oil prices, climate change policies of national governments, and breakthroughs in energy efﬁciency technologies. Many international organizations and individuals have attempted to estimate worldwide capital investments for closing energy efﬁciency gaps. These include the European Environment Agency (EEA 2005), Argonne National Laboratory (Hanson and Laitner 2006), and the Asian Development Bank (ADB 2006), Chantanakome (2006), and Shen (2006).
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