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. 

3 December 2015
Event Updates
Joy Aeree Kim
Joy Kim, UNEP, discusses COP21, the Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDCs), in which governments set out planned actions to reduce GHG emissions prior to the Paris summit.
2 December 2015
Jehan Sauvage
Jehan Sauvage, OECD, discusses the OECD’s Inventory of Support Measures for Fossil Fuels report,
30 November 2015
Event Updates
Simon Zadek
Simon Zadek, UNEP Inquiry, discusses the need to finance sustainable development and how this is understood through the lens of national development priorities or the need for international action in addressing global challenges such as climate change.
27 November 2015
Joëlle Noailly, Roger Smeets

Can small innovating firms drive the energy technological transition? Today, the electricity sector is responsible for 40% of the world’s CO2 emissions, twice as much as the transport sector.

25 November 2015
Edward B. Barbier
Edward Barbier discusses his latest book, 'Nature and Wealth" drawing on historical and contemporary evidence and argues that these two threats are symptomatic of a growing structural imbalance in all economies, which is how nature is exploited to create wealth and how it is shared among the population.
18 November 2015
Stephane Hallegatte
Stephane Hallegatte will be presenting at a GGKP Webinar on 24 November from 3-4:30pm Geneva time, highlighting the new World Bank report "Shock Waves: Managing the Impacts of Climate Change on Poverty".
17 November 2015
Event Updates
Steven Stone
Steven Stone, UNEP, discusses the recent PAGE Regional Green Economy Forum for Latin America that brought together over 50 participants from more than 10 countries in Central and South America.
13 November 2015
Joy Aeree Kim
Joy Kim, UNEP, discuses some of the findings from UNEP's synthesis report “Building Inclusive Green Economies in Africa: Experience and Lessons Learned 2010-2015” and subsequent discussions at a regional workshop “Inclusive Green Economies for poverty reduction and sustainable development in Africa,” in Cairo, Egypt in March 2015.
11 November 2015
Suzi Tart
In part two of her blog, Suzi Tart (OECD), discusses how CO2 and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions have changed since 1990's.
10 November 2015
Event Updates
Ryan Parmenter
Ryan Parmenter, OECD, discusses how innovative technologies to improve productivity and performance could be developed using a systems approach in order to enable the next industrial revolution for green growth.


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