Policy approaches to climate change in mineral rich countries

Background paper for Building resilience: a green growth framework for mobilizing mining investment
Economics Mining Natural resources Climate change mitigation Climate change adaptation

The purpose of this report is to highlight the policies of countries leading the shift toward a green economy, and the implications of those policies for the mining sector in those countries. The report begins with the analysis of key areas of policymaking known to be drivers for the green economy; discusses resulting mining sector impacts and opportunities; and closes with an overview of the individual experiences of mineral-producing countries who are leading the transition to the green economy. This report discusses the following areas of green growth policymaking:

  1. Taxes and tariffs;
  2. Sector-targeted subsidies;
  3. Shared data infrastructure;
  4. Climate-sensitive standards; and
  5. Local content regulation.
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Washington, DC
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