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MCA4climate: A Practical Framework for Planning Pro-Development Climate Policy

MCA4climate: A Practical Framework for Planning Pro-Development Climate Policy

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Scrieciu, Şerban, Bristow, Sophy and Puig, Daniel (2011) MCA4climate: A Practical Framework for Planning Pro-Development Climate Policy. United Nations Environment Programme.

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Abstract

MCA4climate is a major new UNEP initiative providing 1 Introduction practical assistance to governments in preparing their climate change mitigation and adaptation plans and strategies. It aims to help governments, particularly in developing countries, identify policies and measures that are low cost, environmentally effective and consistent with national development goals. It does this by providing a structured approach to assessing and prioritizing climate-policy options, while taking into consideration associated social, economic, environmental and institutional costs and benefits. In doing so, it seeks to counter the widely held perception that tackling climate change is costly, highlight the potential developmental benefits of addressing climate change and encourage action to that end.

Item Type: Book
Uncontrolled Keywords: climate policy, climate planning, economics, multi-criteria analysis, decision analysis, decision-making, climate change mitigation, climate change adaptation, development, national policy, strategic planning
Subjects: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
J Political Science > JZ International relations
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Engineering & Science > Natural Resources Institute
Last Modified: 06 Sep 2013 14:58
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/9859

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