Urban Sector Inclusion in the Revised Nationally Determined Contributions of Pakistan

Publication | March 2022

This brief suggests guidelines to help policy makers in Pakistan develop a framework for reducing urban emissions as part of its Nationally Determined Contributions under the Paris Agreement.

Urban areas account for more than 70% of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. These come from the cities’ energy use, transport, industries, and agriculture. Nationally Determined Contributions pave the way for adaptation and mitigation measures to address GHG emissions in urban areas. Policy options include benchmarking and measurement studies, strategic environmental assessment, comprehensive city planning, green infrastructure, investing in cleaner and efficient technologies, and encouraging urban agriculture and lifestyle change, among others. Adopting sustainable and climate-responsive policies entails addressing institutional challenges in improving policy implementation at the local level.

Additional Details

Authors
Type
Series
Subjects
  • Climate change
  • Urban development
Countries
  • Pakistan
Pages
  • 10
Dimensions
  • 8.5 x 11
SKU
  • BRF220101-2
ISBN
  • 978-92-9269-417-3 (print)
  • 978-92-9269-418-0 (electronic)
ISSN
  • 2071-7202 (print)
  • 2218-2675 (electronic)

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