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12 July 2013
Research

A new book by the Growth Dialogue examines how five cities, Curitiba, Helsinki, Penang, Ulsan and Yokohama, have managed to achieve both economic growth and sustainability. The book, "Five Cities Going Green", explores what can be achieved in the greening of cities within current technological an

11 July 2013
Research

The OECD has produced a case-study on inclusive green growth in Ethiopia, showcasing the progress and prospects of green growth in Ethiopia, one of Africa’s first countries to develop a such a strategy.

10 July 2013
Research

Achim Steiner, UNEP Executive Director, has published a new opinion piece on fisheries reform.

9 July 2013
Research
The newest issue of the Green Growth Knowledge Platform's Knowledge Update has just been published and can be accessed online at: http://conta.cc/12AGvga
 
In this issue you can read about:
  • New research from the OECD on why
8 July 2013
Research

This OECD Trade and Environment Working Paper surveys the numerous domestic incentives used by governments to promote renewable energy, focusing on those that might have implications for trade - both those that are likely to increase opportunities for trade and those that may inhibit imports or p

4 July 2013
Research

Issue 4 of UN-DESA's Guidebook to the Green Economy focuses on the various international green economy platforms, partnerships, programs, funds and other initiatives providing services, such as information exchange, data management, capacity building, finance, and technology services, to support

3 July 2013
Research

This paper, produced by the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development, explores the benefits and limitations of a decision by APEC countries to reduce tariffs to 5% or less on a list of 54 environmental goods.

2 July 2013
Research

A new policy brief on “Enhancing Direct Access to the Green Climate Fund” by the Frankfurt School, Germanwatch and ENDA Tiers Monde for CDKN discusses access modalities for the Green Climate Fund.

2 July 2013
Events
The UN Development Programme (UNDP), the UN Department for Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), and the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) will organize a Inter-Regional Technical Workshop on Tools and Measures to Inform Inclusive Green Economy Approaches from 2-4 July in Nairobi, Kenya.
2 July 2013
Research

“Turn Down the Heat: Climate Extremes, Regional Impacts, and the Case for Resilience”, part II of a World Bank series, explores the likely impacts of 2°C and 4°C warming across three vulnerable regions.

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