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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7 March 2019
Paul-andré Calatayud
Our economies and ecosystem depend on insects—and they are declining at an alarming rate. While different approaches to insect conservation are being developed or implemented, including biodiversity-friendly agriculture; insect conservatories; restricted use of insecticides; ecological networks, they require significant scale up and support from the policy, businesses and financial communities.
13 July 2018
Lindsay C. Stringer
Effective action on climate change needs us to make sure that the efforts of one group aren’t undermined by those of another. In the policy realm, this means we need policies to work together across different sectors, rather than against one another. Working out how we can achieve these things in a coherent manner across policy sectors presents a substantial governance challenge.
5 April 2018
John Moorhead
Project Drawdown brought together a qualified and diverse group of researchers to identify, research and model the most substantive, existing solutions to address climate change and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). These range from bioplastics to artificial leafs to building automation, clean cookstoves, coastal wetlands, living buildings, cows walking on beaches, and more.
12 February 2018
Lauren Hermanus
Pilot projects in India, Indonesia and South Africa showcase new approaches to filling service delivery gaps in marginalised communities. Many of these projects rethink the role of government, private sector companies and investors, and beneficiaries.
20 December 2017
Adrien Vogt-Schilb
Climate change has the potential to disrupt labor markets in the region both directly (through events such as floods, hurricanes, heat waves, and changes in precipitation patterns) and indirectly (through changes in regulations and policies meant to fight climate change, such as green taxes or emission reduction policies). The good news is that evidence suggests that transitioning to a zero-carbon economy will result in a net creation of jobs.
7 November 2016
Event Updates
Maha Skah

Are you a city-dweller, concerned about the challenges of urbanisation, resilience and inclusiveness?

28 September 2016
Carlo Carraro
Carlo Carraro, GGKP Advisory Committee Chair, discusses the impact of climate-related disasters in the agricultural industry and the role that insurance systems play.
18 March 2016
Event Updates
Ajith Radhakrishnan, Siddarthan Balasubramania , Dr. Prasoon Agarwal
Dr. Prasoon Agarwal, Siddarthan Balasubramania and Ajith Radhakrishnan, from GGGI, discuss the game-changing potential of Micro Irrigation technology in the agricultural sector in Karnataka, India.
14 March 2016
Moustapha Kamal Gueye
The green economy can be an opportunity for women to gain their rightful place in the workforce. On Africa Environment Day and Wangari Maathai Day, ILO News talks with Moustapha Kamal Gueye, Policy specialist on Green Jobs at the ILO, to get first-hand information on innovative policies to enhance environmental sustainability and create decent employment opportunities.
29 October 2015
Juliano Assunção, Joana Chiavari
Juliano Assunção and Joana Chiavari from the Climate Policy Initiative discuss a new study exploring paths to more efficient land use in Brazil.