We’ve all heard the numbers – the global infrastructure investment needed to keep up with projected economic growth is severely lacking. In cities, where 54% of the world’s population now lives , it is estimated that US$4.1 to 4.3 trillion in urban infrastructure investments is needed. To make that infrastructure climate resilient and emission reducing, the estimate increases by 9-27 %.
Keywords:adaptation, clean energy, climate finance, infrastructure, mitigation, partnership, private-sector engagement, resilience, urban
Geography:Global, Latin America & Caribbean