Lowering cities’ carbon emissions would be a crucial contribution to fighting climate change. But are low-carbon development models financially viable for cash-strapped cities? The Stockholm Environment Institute has prepared a report based on several studies of cities in both developing and developed countries. Yes, it argues, reducing emissions can be cost-neutral or even save cities money. getAbstract recommends this analysis to environmentalists, policy makers and ecofriendly investors.
About the Authors
The Stockholm Environment Institute is an independent international research organization that has been engaged in environment and development issues at local, national, regional and global policy levels for more than 25 years.