Low Carbon Green Growth Roadmap for Asia and the Pacific
UNESCAP, 2012

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This report explores the opportunities that a low carbon green growth path offers to the region. It articulates five tracks to drive the economic change necessary to pursue low carbon green growth as a new economic development path. In particular, the gvisible structureh of the economy. comprising such physical infrastructure as transport, buildings and energy systems, together with the ginvisible structureh, which encompasses market prices, governance, regulations and lifestyle have to be re]oriented towards resource efficiency. The Roadmap provides policymakers in the region with a comprehensive list of policy options and practical implementing strategies as well as examples of successful practices, woven through more than 100 fact sheets and case studies.

The Roadmap is divided into three parts: Part I provides an overview of the challenges and opportunities confronting the region in terms of low carbon green growth and elaborates on the system change required to pursue the new development path. Part II presents five tracks as core elements of the system change necessary for low carbon green growth and a section that elaborates on the means of implementing the policy options. Part III provides detailed info and analysis of the policy options and successful practices identified in Part II.

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