GGKP Knowledge Update

Knowledge Update Issue 10 – December 19, 2014 Next month, from 29-30 January 2015, the Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) is holding its Third Annual Conference on the theme of “Fiscal Policies and the Green Economy Transition: Generating Knowledge – Creating Impact”. The conference, hosted in partnership with the Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, The Energy and …

A U.S. Program for Controlling Climate Change and Expanding Job Opportunities

  September 18, 2014 | View Online     Green Growth     A U.S. Program for Controlling Climate Change and Expanding Job Opportunities Employees of California Green Design install solar electrical panels on the roof of a home in Glendale, California. By Robert Pollin, Heidi Garrett-Peltier, James Heintz, and Bracken …

New issue of “Green Growth the Nordic Way”: Nordic Networks

New issue of “Green Growth the Nordic Way”: Nordic Networks Networking and the building of partnerships is part of the dna of international organizations like the Nordic Council of Ministers (NCM). In the new issue of “Green Growth the Nordic Way” you can read about some of the ways the NCM …

Green Growth: High-level panel marks launch of GGKP office in Geneva

  Knowledge Update Issue 2014-2                                                                                      February 19, 2014 High-level panel marks launch of GGKP office in Geneva On 22 January, to mark the official Green Growth Knowledge Platform’s office, the GGKP, Swiss Government and Geneva Environment Network hosted a high-level panel debate on the topic of “Green Economy and Green Growth: Passing Fad …

Nordic Cooperation on fossil-fuel subsidy reform in developing countries: Assessing Options and Opportunities

Nordic Cooperation on fossil-fuel subsidy reform in developing countries: Assessing Options and Opportunities   Fossil-fuel MENA and southeast asia. Reforming and redirecting climate change puzzle. Savings enable cooperation around reform and makes specific recommendations. Download the working paper – a final report is due later this year.   This project is …

New issue of “Green Growth the Nordic Way”

The September edition of “Green Growth the Nordic Way” explores the topics of market building and market surveillance for a greener economy in a regional, cross-border setting. It features articles on two projects from the Nordic Prime Ministers’ green growth initiative that try to expand and explore Nordic markets on sustainable building …

OECD Green Growth: Putting Green Growth at the Heart of Development

OECD Green Growth Newsletter June 2013                                               Contents   ·       Putting Green Growth at the Heart of Development ·       Focus: Green Growth in Cities ·       Making Growth Green & Inclusive: The Case of Ethiopia ·       New Date: OECD’s 2013 GG-SD Forum ·       Call for papers: 2014 Green …

Perspectives for a sustainable development of Nordic aquaculture

Perspectives for a sustainable development of Nordic aquaculture The Paban-Report     (click the picture to access the report or go to http://www.norden.org/en/publications/publikationer/2013-546)   Aquaculture is one of the fastest growing production sectors and the value of aquaculture is now about to surpass the value of capture fisheries. Among the Nordic …

OECD Green Growth Newsletter March 2013

    OECD Green Growth Newsletter March 2013   Issue Eighteen     Contents   ·        Green Growth Knowledge Platform ·        Focus on Green Growth in emerging and developing Asia ·        Green Growth Papers: Why New Business Models Matter for Green Growth ·        Integrating green growth in policy work ·        Recent Events ·        Recent publications ·        2013 …

UNCSD Update – 28 February 2013 – Sustainable Development Policy & Practice

    A compilation of items recently posted to the Sustainable Development Policy & Practice knowledgebase Latest News – 28 February 2013 EC Issues Proposal for Post-2015 Agenda 27_February 2013: The European Commission (EC) has released its common approach to global development goals. The Communication, titled “A Decent Life for All: Ending poverty and giving the world a sustainable future,” calls for addressing environmental …