Narrowing the Gaps through Regional Cooperation Institutions and Governance Systems

Heinrich-Wilhelm Wyes, Michael Lewandowski
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ADBI Working Paper Series

Regional governance systems and national frameworks to address climate change and accelerate green growth in Asia are reviewed and tools to address climate change are outlined. Options for regional level political institutions and financial architecture needed to fulfill voluntary pledges and programs are suggested and potentials, options, and challenges regarding monitoring, reporting, and verification systems are analyzed. In conclusion, policy measures for adaption and mitigation to climate change are provided.