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. 

31 May 2017
Miria Pigato

From instituting carbon taxes to strengthening social and economic resilience, finance ministers have access to a wide range of policy instruments with which to manage the effects of climate change.

14 December 2016
Research
Luis Mundaca, Lena Neij

What is a ‘Green Energy Economy’ (GEE)?

7 December 2016
Research
Sara Castro
Today, consumption trends show that our preferences can move upwards towards sustainability, but it isn’t a straight path. As we develop, our consumption preferences change departing from our traditions and roots. But as we grow in our awareness and learning on the impacts of our consumption choices, we tend to return to our roots, building on these through research, innovation and technology. While we always imagined our journey to sustainable development as a linear set of steps. Instead, we can now begin to think of it as journey on a spiral staircase.
28 November 2016
Event Updates
Remco Fischer
Remco Fischer, UNEP FI, discusses UNEP FI works at the interface between governments and the finance sector and has a critical role to play in the intergovernmental climate process.
21 November 2016
Research
Andrea Bassi, Jeremy Tamanini

With a deal ratified from the recent Paris Climate Conference, attention now turns to the difficult task of actually achieving national emissions reduction targets.

17 November 2016
Research
Najib Saab
Najib Saab, Secretary General, Arab Forum for Environment and Development (AFED), discusses 'Sustainable Development in a Changing Arab Climate'.
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.
7 November 2016
Event Updates
Maha Skah

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

31 October 2016
Event Updates
Moustapha Kamal Gueye

For the second time, the International Training Centre of the International Labor Organization vibrated to the rhythm of the Academy on the Green Economy

13 October 2016
Ryan Parmenter

Imagine you have an important decision to make. Do you carefully consider the long-term implications of each possible option or do you act impulsively? Would you approach the decision-making process differently if the consequences stretched out to 30 or even 50 years?

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