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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13 July 2018
Research
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.
15 March 2018
Najib Saab
"Fighting corruption alone can save money beyond what Arab countries need to fill the gap in the additional funds needed to achieve sustainable development goals," says Najib Saab is Secretary General of Arab Forum for Environment and Development (AFED).
26 November 2017
Event Updates
Marianne Fay, Amanda McKee
Sustainable infrastructure will provide the services and foundation for growth that are needed to reduce poverty and boost shared prosperity – but to get there, we must substantially increase financing for infrastructure in the developing world.
28 September 2017
Andrea Bassi
The Sustainable Asset Valuation (SAVi) facility brings sustainable development knowledge from UN roundtables to the desks of infrastructure investors.
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.
14 November 2016
Research
Anna Walnycki
Anna Walnycky, IIED, discusses the new urban agenda as a unique opportunity for state authorities at all levels to realise the human rights of all inhabitants.
22 August 2016
Event Updates
Andrew Norton, Yvo de Boer
Yvo de Boer, GGGI, discusses wetland protection in South Africa to scrapping fossil fuel subsidies in Indonesia, the best climate policies are pro-poor
21 June 2016
Research
Christopher Beaton

For a long time, the international community has talked about the benefits that can be created by removing wasteful fossil-fuel subsidies and freeing up expenditure for more worthwhile things—but little analysis has looked at how this works out in practice.

20 June 2016
Event Updates
Edward B. Barbier
On 24 June the GGKP hosted a policy session on "Linking Research and Policymaking for Inclusive Green Growth" as part of the 22nd Annual Conference of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (EAERE). In this Q&A, Professor Edward Barbier, who spoke at the GGKP's policy session at EAERE, shares his thoughts on how research can inform and shape policy-making to deliver inclusive green growth on the ground.
7 June 2016
Event Updates
Steven Stone

As I started my day on Friday, May 27th – the last day of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-2) in Nairobi – with a run through the Karura Forest Reserve, just behind the UN compound, I marveled at the broad African sky and all that bustled into l

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