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. 

18 January 2016
Simon Zadek
Simon Zadek, UNEP Financial Inquiry, explores 2016 as 'The year of Green Finance' and how to we can make it happen, sooner rather than later.
12 January 2016
Brigitte Knopf
Brigitte Knopf, Secretary General of the Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change, discusses opportunities for carbon pricing in the followup to the Paris Agreement.
11 January 2016
Event Updates
Sirini Withana
Sirini Withana, UNEP, discusses the next steps policy-makers need to make post Paris Agreement, such as the challenging task of putting in place concrete actions to support the transition to a low carbon, climate resilient and inclusive green economy.
6 January 2016
Event Updates
Najib Saab
Najib Saab, Arab Forum for Environment and Development, discusses the recent climate talks in Paris and its impact on the Arab world.
18 December 2015
Edgar Hertwich
In this "Insights" blog post, Professor Edgar Hertwich discusses the new International Resource Panel "Green Energy Choices" report.
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.


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