Climate protection and development in the Global South

Developing countries can achieve modest prosperity while reducing emissions substantially in three ways: Shift to low carbon energy sources, increase energy efficiency overall, and use materials and services more efficiently.

An Indian laborer works on an under construction flyover in Jammu, India, Monday, Feb.1, 2021. Material efficiency is crucial in reducing emissions in developing countries. (Photo: AP Photo/Channi Anand/NTB)