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While policies addressing climate challenges around the world must mesh with bureaucratic, political and financial contexts that can vary widely from one country to another, their effectiveness is not pegged to a country’s level of development. In a report published in September 2023 entitled “Lessons from 25 Policies Advancing a Low-Carbon Future”, the World Bank presents local and national strategies it deems successful from very different countries on every continent. From the development of “soft” forms of mobility in Lima (Peru), work in Turkey on energy efficiency in buildings, and taxation of CO2 emissions in the Canadian province of British Columbia to soil restoration in Niger and optimisation of minibus routes and timetables in Cape Town (South Africa), although the strategies are extremely diverse, their success, according to the World Bank, is mostly due to the ability of the various stakeholders involved to find compromises.



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