Insights Blog

The GGKP has access to the world's leading practitioners and experts on green growth. Our Insights Blog provides a place for you to tap into their latest thinking, including around recent research, new projects and upcoming events. Our latest blogs are listed below. 

13 October 2017
Event Updates
Dulika Rathnayake
Oceans cover three-quarters of the globe, and a staggering 80% of all life on Earth is found hidden beneath their waves. They also represent an enormous economic opportunity, which is why the “Ocean Economy” is driven by a combination of growing ocean-based industries, jobs and rising incomes as well as concerns about growing pressures on dwindling marine resources and response to climate change.
28 September 2017
Andrea Bassi
The Sustainable Asset Valuation (SAVi) facility brings sustainable development knowledge from UN roundtables to the desk of infrastructure investors.
19 September 2017
Ben Martin
Making the world’s energy and infrastructure safe and sustainable for the future is going to take money – lots of money. Are green bonds a sign that financial markets are starting to mobilise?
19 September 2017
Chris Hopkins
With our ecosystems, our climate, and our societies all straining to cope with the economic pressures of the 21st century, the need for green economies is more urgent that ever before. This primer charts the journey and latest thinking on what green economy means in 2017 - with lots of handy links if you're interested in learning more.
20 June 2017
Partner in Focus
Peter Wooders, Cleo Verkuijl

Can the international trade system be a catalyst for reforming fossil fuel subsidies (FFSs) to help relieve the burden on the public purse, reduce local and global air pollution, improve energy security and tackle climate change? 

31 May 2017
Partner in Focus
Amy Daniels, Molly Hellmuth
A global survey of 50 companies found that 40% of hydropower operators see evidence of climate change already influencing their engineering and design measure to a large extent. Yet most hydropower facility investors and operators do not consider future climate conditions, nor do energy planners adequately assess climate change risks in power planning.
31 May 2017
Research
Sarah Booth

“We can’t introduce additional environmental policies. Won’t they negatively impact our economic growth?”

7 March 2017
Event Updates
Steven Stone

A lot has been said about the surprise results coming in from recent elections and referendums across the globe, and many point to the same thing: growing dissatisfaction and disenchantment with the status quo.

20 February 2017
Najib Saab
Was the chaos in the Arab region instigated by the early impacts of climate change and the fight on dwindling life-support resources, or just aggravated by these factors? A proper analysis demands a comprehensive overview of the background.
17 February 2017
Research
David Dodman

At a meeting of community organisations in Ibadan, Nigeria, local government officials and academics explored how to deal with the risks facing Africa's urban poor.

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