Assessing the investment climate for climate investments: a comparative framework for clean energy investments in South Asia in a global context

● By Muthukumara S. Mani, Senior Environmental Economist, World Bank ● One of the strong messages that came out of the recent United Nations Climate Change conference in Durban was that the private sector has to play an important role if we are to globally move toward a low carbon, climate resilient -- or "climate compatible" -- future. However, private investment will only flow at the scale and pace necessary if it is supported by clear, credible, and long-term policy frameworks that shift the risk-reward balance in favor of less carbon-intensive investment. The private sector also needs information on where to invest in clean energy in emerging markets, and it needs policy support to lower investment risk ...Zum vollständigen Artikel

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