This study, based on fieldwork and case studies of southeast Asian countries shows how privatization, investment and new energy technologies can be integrated to combat climate change and provide the maximum return for investors. The author explains what incentives and regulatory structures are needed that do not damage local competitiveness. Asserting that technology transfer is fundamental to effective policies for climate change and for economic development, the text examines how the benefits can be maximized.
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Author Biography - Timothy Forsyth
Tim Forsyth is Fellow in Environment and Development at the Institute of Development Studies, Falmer, Sussex. Previously he was Research Fellow in the Energy and Environmental Programme at the Royal Institute of International Affairs.