Building Competitive Green Industries: The Climate and Clean Technology Opportunity for Developing Countries

24th September 2014

As we confront the challenge of climate change - a potentially lethal threat to our planet - it is vital that policymakers in every country resolve to take effective action to limit greenhouse-gas emissions. The technical challenge may seem daunting, yet taking far- sighted action to restrain climate-damaging emissions can have a net positive effect on the economy.

This new report shows that developing countries – like the world’s industrialized economies – can reap significant positive benefits by investing in technologies to restrain emissions and by developing new clean technology industries that can build resilience and limit further climate damage.

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