Green Growth News – March 2019

Towards Green Growth in Emerging Market Economies

This paper provides a cross-country review of progress towards green growth in selected emerging market economies that are members or partners of the OECD. It draws on the country studies conducted within the OECD Environmental Performance Review Programme for Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Indonesia, Mexico, Peru, South Africa and Turkey between 2013 and 2019. It presents the main achievements in the countries reviewed, along with common trends and policy challenges. It provides insights into the effectiveness and efficiency of green growth policy frameworks and measures, which may provide useful lessons for other OECD and partner countries.Read more…Responding to Rising Seas:
OECD Country Approaches to Tackling Coastal Risks

There is an urgent need to ensure that coastal areas are adapting to the impacts of climate change. Risks in these areas are projected to increase because of rising sea levels and development pressures. The report Responding to Rising Seas: OECD Country Approaches to Tackling Coastal Risks reviews how OECD countries can use their national adaptation planning processes to respond to this challenge.

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25 March:
Clean Energy in Africa

Lunch Briefing hosted by the Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) and the Graduate Institute in Geneva (IHEID).

15-16 June:
Karuizawa, Nagano, Japan

G20 Ministerial Meeting on Energy Transitions and Global Environment for Sustainable Growth.

25-30 August:
Stockholm, Sweden

The 2019 World Water Week will address the theme Water for society – Including all.