November 2017
University of Southampton, Global Climate Forum, Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP), GGKP Annual Conference

Sea-level rise threatens low-lying areas around the world’s coasts with increased coastal flooding during extreme sea level events during storms.

November 2017
World Bank Group, Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP), GGKP Annual Conference

Some 25 years have elapsed since international financial institutions espoused a package of power sector reform measures that became known as the Washington Consensus.

March 2015
European Commission, Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP), GGKP Annual Conference

Nature-based solutions simultaneously provide environmental, social and economic benefits by bringing more nature and natural features and processes into cities, landscapes and seascapes.

June 2017
Toulouse School of Economics (TSE), European Center for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics (ECARES), Paris School of Economics, Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP), GGKP Annual Conference

The authors study the impact of institutional characteristics of national and supranational regulation on the effectiveness of both types of regulation. The focus is on four institutional dimensions: regulatory capacity, accountability, commitment and fiscal capacity.

September 2017
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), AECOM Infrastructure & Environment UK Limited, Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP), GGKP Annual Conference

The World Wildlife Fund engaged AECOM Technical Services, Inc. (AECOM) to undertake a desk-based review of publicly available guidance, standards, tools, methods and frameworks used to assess sustainability and climate resilience of infrastructure development projects.

November 2017
Centre International de Recherche sur l’Environnement et le Développement (CIRED), Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP), GGKP Annual Conference

Transportation mode choices, distances traveled and resulting CO2 emissions are influenced by transport infrastructures. The latter will either lock-in transport patterns in high-emitting modes or accompany low-carbon pathways.

November 2017
Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), Seoul National University, Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP), GGKP Annual Conference

As a prelude to scaled-up deployment of electric vehicles, this paper examines the economic feasibility of replacing the current fleet of fossil fuel taxis in Seoul with electric vehicle (EV) taxis by phasing the former out based on their opertional lifetime.

November 2017
Korea Transport Institute (KOTI), Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP), GGKP Annual Conference

Feasibility assessment has been conducted in order to make a decision for investment on transportation infrastructure in Korea.

July 2017
Municipal Natural Assets Initiative (MNAI), Smart Prosperity Institute (SPI), Town of Gibsons, BC, David Suzuki Foundation, Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP), GGKP Annual Conference

This paper documents an emerging strategy to manage natural assets such as woodlands, wetlands, and creeks in urban areas as part of a sustainable infrastructure strategy.

April 2017
Duke University, Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP), GGKP Annual Conference

New road construction is widely seen to aid economic development. New roads have also been shown to increase deforestation, suggesting development-environment tradeoffs for the locations where studies have focused to date.

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