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Growing in the Greenhouse: Protecting the Climate by Putting Development First

Growing in the Greenhouse: Protecting the Climate by Putting Development First

This report by the World Resources Institute explores an approach to reconciling development and climate priorities, termed sustainable development policies and measures (SD-PAMs).
discuss the merits and limitations of SD-PAMs (Chapter 1) and how an SD-PAMs pledging process might fit within the international policy context (Chapter 2). They then examine in detail four case studies of policy options in developing countries: Brazil’s use of biofuels for transport (Chapter 3), efficient urban transport in China (Chapter 4), options for rural electrification in India (Chapter 5) and carbon capture and storage in South Africa (Chapter 6). One can download an Executive Summary, individual chapters, or the entire report in pdf format.
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