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Main Title: Enabling low-carbon development in poor countries
Author(s): Steckel, Jan Christoph
Schwerhoff, Gregor
Edenhofer, Ottmar
Type: Book Part
Language Code: en
Is Part Of: 10.1007/978-3-319-48514-0
Abstract: The challenges associated with achieving sustainable development goals and stabilizing the world’s climate cannot be solved without significant efforts by developing and newly-emerging countries. With respect to climate change mitigation, the main challenge for developing countries lies in avoiding future emissions and lock-ins into emission-intensive technologies, rather than reducing today’s emissions. While first best policy instruments like carbon prices could prevent increasing carbonization, those policies are often rejected by developing countries out of a concern for negative repercussions on development and long-term growth. In addition, policy environments in developing countries impose particular challenges for regulatory policy aiming to incentivize climate change mitigation and sustainable development. This chapter first discusses how climate policy could potentially interact with sustainable development and economic growth. It focuses, in particular, on the role of industrial sector development. The chapter then continues by discussing how effective policy could be designed, specifically taking developing country circumstances into account.
Issue Date: 2017
Date Available: 29-Aug-2017
DDC Class: 330 Wirtschaft
Subject(s): developing countries
climate policy
sustainable development
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Book Title: Sustainable manufacturing : challenges, solutions and implementation perspectives
Publisher: Springer
Publisher Place: Cham
Publisher DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-48514-0_3
Page Start: 33
Page End: 44
Series: Sustainable production, life cycle engineering and management
EISSN: 2194-055X
ISBN: 978-3-319-48514-0
ISSN: 2194-0541
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