This guidance document presents that making our societies and economies more sustainable and less inequitable is not just to avoid disaster, but to build lasting prosperity.  The document also suggests that it is urgent to bring about transformations in key economic systems, from energy, cities and food to the “take-make-waste” economy, and leverage evidence and new information technology, political leadership, coalitions for change and innovation.

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Organization: GEF, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

Theme: Adaptation

Topics: Economic and Development Planning, Energy, Transport, Urban, Technology, COP22 List of UN Publications

Type of material: Guidance Document

Publication date: 2016

Language: English