The Contribution of Low-Carbon Cities to South Africa’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Goals

This report explores South African cities’ commitments to urban GHG emissions reduction efforts and how these actions can boost economic activity, lower the environmental effects of sprawl and help cities overcome historical spatial distortions that impact impoverished communities. The report found a substantial decoupling of urban economic growth from energy and carbon intensity (SEA, 2015).

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