Climate Change Mitigation in the Water Sector

August 2012

The water sector is increasingly recognising its high potential to reduce energy demand and thus contribute to the overall goal of climate change mitigation.

The provision of drinking water and the treatment of wastewater require tremendous amounts of energy, the production of which is responsible for high amounts of CO2 emissions.

The water sector is increasingly recognising its high potential to reduce energy demand and thus contribute to the overall goal of climate change mitigation.

Additional details

PublisherGIZ
ThemesClimate change, Mitigation
Citation

GIZ (2012)  ‘Climate Change Mitigation in the Water Sector’, Bonn: Deutsche Gesellschaft für
Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

LanguageEnglish

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