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An update from Oliver Greenfield, GEC Convenor
There is a story whispered in the green economy corridors of power. Six years ago, the Chinese government asked a certain international policy bank to do some projections on how big the global market for green economy products and services is likely to get.
The numbers were so big the bank had to recheck twice, but finally concluded they were happy with their forecasts. The Chinese government was so impressed by the findings, and the scale of the export opportunity they represented, that they decided to put green technology at the heart of their industrial strategy. Oh – and they asked for the bank to leave the paper unpublished. Read more…
Convenor, Green Economy Coalition