Low Carbon Urban Infrastructure Investment in Asian Cities

Low Carbon Urban Infrastructure Investment in Asian Cities, ed. Jupesta, Joni and Wakiyama, Takako (London: Palgrave Macmillan UK, 2016).

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  • Editor Jupesta, Joni
    Wakiyama, Takako
    Title Low Carbon Urban Infrastructure Investment in Asian Cities
    Series Title Cities and the Global Politics of the Environment
    Publication Date 2016
    Place of Publication London
    Publisher Palgrave Macmillan UK
    Pages XIV, 129
    Language eng
    Abstract Several Asian cities have already invested in initiatives to build and promote Green Cities. Owing to the limited capacity of local governments, the funding of urban infrastructure has become a critical issue. Against this background, this book explores a new funding mechanism which demands the engagement of many stakeholders, including public-private partnerships. This book offers guidance on how cities in selected countries can play a key role in the green growth agenda, by stimulating growth through smart investment in urban infrastructure such as through building a physical infrastructure, offering financial and tax incentives, and heightening society’s awareness of a sustainable lifestyle.
    Copyright Holder The Authors and Editors
    Copyright Year 2016
    Copyright type All rights reserved
    ISBN 9781137596
    DOI 10.1057/978-1-137-59676-5
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