Contribution of working group III to the fifth assessment report of the intergovernmental panel on climate change: mitigation of climate change
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa;
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Sustainable development and equity are the basis upon which climate change policies should be assessed and demonstrate the importance of reducing the risk of climate change. Policies to address climate change are interlinked with other policies such as those to address human health, food security, energy access and sustainable development. Mitigation and adaptation policies can have both positive and negative impacts on these efforts. However, if well managed, synergies can be capitalized upon multiple-goal approaches can strengthen the basis for implementing climate change policies.