Economics Of Climate Change Mitigation In Central And West Asia

Published By: Asian Development Bank | Published Date: February, 01 , 2017

The ecological complexity of the Central and West Asian region gives way to diverse ecosystems with rich natural resources and hydrocarbon reserves; countries in this region are not only exposed to climate change risks, but there is growing recognition that their carbon-intensive economies necessitate greenhouse gas (GHG) mitigation. This report provides a detailed assessment of the costs, benefits, and investment opportunities for GHG abatement in the energy and transport sectors of Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, and Uzbekistan, and provides an understanding of the indirect benefits to human health and energy security.

Author(s): Asian Development Bank Institute | Posted on: May 04, 2017 | Views() | Download (198)

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