The science is unequivocal: stabilizing climate change implies bringing net carbon emissions to zero. And this must be done by 2100 if we are to keep climate change anywhere near the 2 C. degree warming that world leaders have set as the maximum acceptable limit. Decarbonizing Development looks at what it would take to decarbonize the world economy by 2100 in a way that is compatible with countries’ broader development goals. It argues that the following are needed:
- Act early with an eye on the end-goal;
- Go beyond prices with a policy package that triggers changes in investment patterns, technologies and behaviors;
- Mind the political economy and smooth the transition for those who stand to be most affected.
Why read this book? Have your say.
You must be logged in to comment.
Rights InformationAre you the author or publisher of this work? If so, you can claim it as yours by registering as an Unglue.it rights holder.
- 181 - pdf (CC BY) at Internet Archive.
- Business & Economics
- Business & Economics / Environmental Economics
- Climate Change
- Environmental policy
- Industrial policy