Climate & Sustainable Urbanization Programs
Why Climate & Sustainable Urbanization?
China’s move to a more services- and consumption-driven model will help drive growth while emitting less carbon into the atmosphere. But a massive urbanization program, with more than 100 million people moving to the cities over the next five years, presents new environmental challenges, especially in the fast-growing buildings sector. At the same time, already industrialized regions must figure out how to survive the change without further slowing short-term economic growth. The Paulson Institute is working with our Chinese partners on several initiatives that foster best practices in advancing this economic transition through thought leadership, convening and advocacy.