International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
The question is not if coal will be phased out from our energy systems, but how. To explore this question, IISD is hosting a web-based discussion of lessons learned from Ontario’s successful coal phase-out.
The science is unequivocal: stabilizing climate change entails reducing net emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) to zero by the end of the century. But what does this mean for countries, especially developing countries that are already struggling to reduce poverty and achieve prosperity? What exactly does a carbon neutral economy look like? And how can we get there?
Significant gaps exist in our current understanding of the trade-offs between green growth policies and international competitiveness. Fears that implementing green growth measures will lower the competitiveness of domestic industries can deter governments from adopting meaningful policies.
The collaborative project on low carbon development for China and India seeks to support policy development by facilitating south-south cooperation, by sharing relevant knowledge and building capacities.
This webinar intends to share practices in China such as green fiscal measures and green credit guidelines. It will seek to highlight the policy motivation, reform measures, and response from industry and research community.
This webinar presents the Penang Project, on the transformative potential of the Penang Conurbation. The project is a joint effort of the Fundación Metrópoli and Think City Sdn Bhd and co-funded by the federal government of Malaysia.
In this webinar, the presenter, Ms Akshima T Ghate (Fellow, Sustainable Habitat Division, TERI), discusses the concept of green cities and the role of transport in green growth of cities in India and provides an overview of current challenges and solutions for moving transport on a green growth p