Title: Ensuring New Infrastructure is Climate-Smart

Language: English

Type: Document

Nature: Report

Published: February 17, 2021

Region: Global

Country: Global-World

Keywords: Climate Smart

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Document Summary:

About US$90 trillion in infrastructure investment is needed globally by 2030 to achieve global growth expectations, particularly in developing countries. To achieve this, infrastructure investment needs to be both scaled up, and, due to climate risk, integrate climate objectives.

Document Details:

The New Climate Economy – The Global Commission on the Economy and Climate, Working Paper, 2016. The working paper was written as a supporting document for the 2015 report of the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate, Seizing the Global Opportunity: Partnerships for Better Growth and a Better Climate. It reflects the research conducted for Section 2.6 of the full report and is part of a series of working papers. It also reflects the recommendations made by the Global Commission.

Updated: January 27, 2022