This analytical document argues that policies adopted only at a global scale are unlikely to generate sufficient trust among citizens and firms so that collective climate action can take place. As an alternative, the paper proposes a polycentric approach at various levels with active oversight of local, regional, and national stakeholders.

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Organization: WB

Theme: Adaptation

Topics: Energy, Environment, Finance, Adaptation, Economic Analysis, Green Jobs/Economy, Mitigation, Population Dynamics, Science, Governance – Territorial and Local

Type of material: Analytical-Technical Document

Publication date: 2009

Language: English