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December 2016
Brookings Institution, Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, Global Commission on the Economy and Climate
Investments in sustainable infrastructure are lagging behind the needs described and those that are being made are not as sustainable as they should be. This is partly because such infrastructure is long-term, requires large upfront investments, and generates cash flows only after many years. The report Delivering On Sustainable Infrastructure For Better Development And Better Climate assesses the constraints that are holding back the scaling of sustainable infrastructure and how to vastly expand infrastructure while avoiding the mistakes of the past.
July 2015
Brookings Institution, New Climate Economy (NCE), London School of Economics and Political Science

This paper has been developed to inform discussions on smart infrastructure development and financing as part of the sustainable development goals (SDGs) and climate processes in 2015. The article is designed to respond to five questions.

June 2013
Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), Brookings Institution

This brief describes several ways that international cooperation can play a critical role in facilitating widespread innovation and implementation of new and appropriate green growth technologies.

November 2012
Brookings Institution, Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)

Achieving global goals for poverty reduction, economic growth and environmental health will require widespread innovation and implementation of new and appropriate “green growth” technologies.