Green Investment in Asian Cities: Cases of Shanghai, Jakarta and Yokohama
|Subject||Low Carbon Development Policy Brief|
|Description||Investing in low carbon infrastructure, particularly for energy supply, buildings and transportation, is crucial for reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emission trajectories. Such investment could start from rapidly growing cities such as Shanghai, Jakarta and Yokohama.
Green building development, which is a key task under China’s sustainable development strategy, can be further promoted, for example, by optimising subsidy structure and simplifying the award process of green building labels.
In Jakarta, the demand for energy consumption mostly
comes from the industrial, transportation, residential and commercial sectors, while energy supply still predominantly comes from natural gas and coal. Policy decision should be made and prioritised according to the mitigation potentials of these sectors, both in terms of energy supply and demand.
Risks and returns from renewable energy investment in
|Publisher||Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN)|
|Contributor||Dr. Joni Jupesta
The The United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS), Japan;
Dr. Ping Jiang
Department of Environmental Science & Engineering, Fudan University, China;
Ms. Takako Wakiyama
Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), Japan.
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“Green Investment in Asian Cities: Cases of Shanghai, Jakarta and Yokohama,” APN E-Lib, accessed January 20, 2018, http://www.apn-gcr.org/resources/items/show/2022.
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