Asian Development Outlook 2016 Update: Meeting the Low-Carbon Growth Challenge

Asian policy makers are willing partners in the global effort against climate change. But the region can and must go beyond current national pledges to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and hold global warming short of catastrophe.

This Update explores the options toward achieving this vital goal, highlighting that the benefits to developing Asia far outweigh the costs of its transition to low-carbon growth.

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Asian Development Outlook 2016 ​- Meeting the Low​-Carbon Growth Challenge.pdf 6 MB 07-11-2016

Publish Date: 1st September 2016

Last Updated: 7th November 2016

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