NewEnergyNews: WORLD BANK TALKS BEATING CLIMATE CHANGE

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    Friday, March 20, 2015

    WORLD BANK TALKS BEATING CLIMATE CHANGE

    5 Ways to Reduce the Drivers of Climate Change

    March 18, (World Bank)

    “…[H]ow countries grow and the investments they make to meet the energy, food and water needs of an expanding population can fuel climate change, raising risks worldwide, or contribute to solutions…World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim laid out five key areas where policies and growth choices can help reduce the drivers of climate change…[1:] Carbon pricing systems – such as emissions trading systems that cap emissions or carbon taxes that charge per ton – send a long-term signal…[2:] Fossil fuel subsidies… encourage waste and discourage low-carbon growth…[3:] With careful planning of transportation and land use, and the establishment of energy efficiency standards, cities can build in ways that avoid locking in unsustainable patterns…[4:The World Bank Group’s] three goals for 2030: achieve universal access to modern energy, double the rate of improvement in energy efficiency, and double the share of renewable energy in the global energy mix…[5] Climate-smart agriculture techniques help farmers increase their farms’ productivity and resilience to the impacts of climate change…[and forests, too, are valuable carbon sinks…” click here for more

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