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. 

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27 November 2018
Event Updates
Enrico Botta
Enrico Botta presented his issue paper 'A review of “transition management” strategies: Lessons for advancing the green low-carbon transition' at the GGKP's Sixth Annual Conference, held in conjunction with the OECD's 2018 Green Growth and Sustainable Development Forum on the theme of "Inclusive solutions for the green transition: Competitiveness, jobs/skills and social dimensions".
22 November 2018
Event Updates
Dr. Maria Angela Zafra
Dr. Maria Angela Zafra presented her paper Climate Change Adaptation in the Philippines: Case and Policy Analysis of the People's Survival Fund at the GGKP's Sixth Annual Conference, held in conjunction with the OECD's 2018 Green Growth and Sustainable Development Forum on 27-28 November 2018 on the theme of "Inclusive solutions for the green transition: Competitiveness, jobs/skills and social dimensions".
21 November 2018
Event Updates
Julian Barungi
The Rwizi River in Western Uganda livelihoods for thousands of people who live along its banks: water for drinking and sanitation, plants and animals for harvesting and hunting, and mud and sand for construction. However, climate change and over-exploitation have left the river badly damaged and at risk of drying up completely. The government has introduced new rules to protect the river and those who depend on it, but many people have no choice but to break these laws in order to earn a living.
20 November 2018
Event Updates
Ulrike Kornek
From 27-28 November 2018, the GGKP's Sixth Annual Conference will be held in conjunction with the OECD's 2018 Green Growth and Sustainable Development Forum (GGSD) on the theme of "Inclusive solutions for the green transition: Competitiveness, jobs/skills and social dimensions" in Paris, France. Ulrike Kornek will present her paper, Is prioritization possible? Experts’ perceptions of obstacles and responses to staying below 2°C in Session J: Perceptions of Green Growth Policies.
19 November 2018
Nicholas Howarth
Nicholas Howarth presented his paper Growth Through Diversification and Energy Efficiency: Energy Productivity in Saudi Arabia at the GGKP's Sixth Annual Conference, which focused on the theme of "Inclusive solutions for the green transition: Competitiveness, jobs/skills and social dimensions". Nicholas Howarth leads research on energy productivity at the King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC).
16 November 2018
Research
Carolyn Fischer
Economists agree that significant, comprehensive carbon pricing schemes are the best way to ensure consistent financial incentives for reducing emissions across all sectors. Why, then, do we see so few countries employing them to green their industries? Professor Carolyn Fischer provided this piece in the context of the GGKP's Sixth Annual Conference on the theme of "Inclusive solutions for the green transition: Competitiveness, jobs/skills and social dimensions".
16 November 2018
Research
Christina Wong
Dr. Christina Wong, Fulbright Senior Scholar at the Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing, presented her paper The Social and Environmental Dimensions of China’s Spatial Planning System at the GGKP's Sixth Annual Conference, held in conjunction with the OECD's 2018 Green Growth and Sustainable Development Forum (GGSD) on the theme of "Inclusive solutions for the green transition: Competitiveness, jobs/skills and social dimensions" on 27-28 November 2018 in Paris, France
15 November 2018
Pushpam Kumar
It is critically important we monitor societal progress and design responsive policies to 21s- century challenges, such as climate change, the marginalization of more than a billion people, resource depletion and emerging pollution-driven health crises.
15 November 2018
Simon Kuper
"We need to rethink green marketing strategies," says Simon Kuper, author and columnist at the Financial Times. Simon provided this piece in the context of the GGKP's Sixth Annual Conference on the theme of "Inclusive solutions for the green transition: Competitiveness, jobs/skills and social dimensions", which took place on 27-28 November 2018 in Paris, France.
14 November 2018
Tobias Kruse
Tobias Kruse presented his paper How does going green affect firms’ profitability and valuation? Evidence from a global firm level dataset at the Sixth GGKP Annual Conference on the theme of "Inclusive solutions for the green transition: Competitiveness, jobs/skills and social dimensions", which took place on 27-28 November 2018 in Paris, France.

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