By Chris Hopkins - Green Economy Coalition – March, 2015
China’s idea of green economy is becoming clearer and gathering momentum, as the GEC reported earlier this month, but the OECD argues that further reform is needed to ensure that future growth is resilient, inclusive and green.
By Dharshani Weerasekera - Green Economy Coalition – September, 2014
What opportunities exist for countries at all stages of development for achieving lasting economic prosperity without going down the dangerous road to irreversible climate change? Plenty says Better Growth, Better Climate: The New Climate Economy Report commissioned by the New Climate Economy (NCE), as long as they jump to it now. The report from the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate — chaired by Felipe Calderón, Former President of Mexico and co-chaired by Professor Lord Nicholas Stern, Chair of the Grantham R
The Green Growth Strategy was delivered to the OECD Ministerial Council Meeting in May 2011. Ministers from over forty countries welcomed the Strategy as a useful tool for expanding economic growth and job creation through the sustainable use of natural resources, efficiencies in the use of energy, and valuation of ecosystem services. Its key publications include: Towards Green Growth, Towards Green Growth: Monitoring Progress - OECD Indicators, Tools for Delivering Green Growth, and Towards Green Growth: A summary for policy makers.
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