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100 1  Whittington, Jan 
245 10 Climate-Informed Decisions|h[electronic resource] : |bThe 
       Capital Investment Plan as a Mechanism for Lowering Carbon
       Emissions. /|cWhittington, Jan. 
260    Washington, D.C. :|bThe World Bank,|c2015. 
300    1 online resource (34 p.) 
520 3  Global trajectories for reducing carbon emissions depend 
       on the local adoption of alternatives to conventional 
       energy sources, technologies, and urban development. Yet, 
       decisions on which type of capital investments to make, 
       made by local governments as part of the normal budget 
       cycle, typically do not incorporate climate 
       considerations. Furthermore, current academic and 
       professional literature specific to climate change draws 
       attention to decision-making tools that would require 
       access to technical expertise, data, and financial support
       that may not be practical for cities in low- and middle-
       income countries. Arguably, the methodologies most able to
       effect this transformation will be those that are 
       convenient and affordable to administer, and that offer 
       straight-forward low carbon alternatives to traditional 
       forms of infrastructure investment. Current methodologies 
       for capital investment planning that do not take climate 
       change into consideration can result in prioritization of 
       investments that diverge from a low carbon path and a 
       potential missed opportunity to reap financial benefits 
       from efficiency gains. This paper concludes that 
       relatively minor alterations to common procedures can 
       reveal the trade-offs and local benefits of low carbon 
       alternatives in the capital investment planning process. 
       This paper was written as an input to the preparation of 
       the Climate-Informed Capital Investment Planning Guidebook,
       a how-to guide for local government staff, which will be 
       published in 2015. 
700 1  Lynch, Catherine 
700 1  Whittington, Jan 
776 18 Print Version:|iWhittington, Jan|tClimate-Informed 
       Decisions: The Capital Investment Plan as a Mechanism for 
       Lowering Carbon Emissions.|dWashington, D.C. : The World 
       Bank, 2015 
830  0 Policy research working papers. 
830  0 World Bank e-Library. 
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