This policy document includes a roadmaps that explores the opportunities that a low carbon green growth path offers to the Asia-Pacific region. It articulates five tracks on which to drive the economic system change necessary to pursue low carbon green growth as a new economic development path. In particular, it highlights that the “visible structure” of the economy, comprising such physical infrastructure as transport, buildings and energy systems, together with the “invisible structure”, which encompasses market prices, governance, regulations and lifestyles, have to be re-oriented towards resource efficiency. The roadmap provides policymakers in the region with a comprehensive list of policy options and practical implementing strategies as well as examples of successful practices, woven through more than 100 fact sheets and case studies.
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Topics: Economic and Development Planning, Industry, Transport, Energy, Water, Mitigation, Green Jobs/Economy, COP22 List of UN Publications, Governance – General, Policy Instruments
Type of material: Policy Document
Publication date: 2012