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Green economy policy

We have 9 items tagged with ‘Green economy policy’.
  • Two men with vests from the Red Cross in front of a destroyed building

    Here’s how to propel a green recovery for the poorest

    Special drawing rights could give indebted countries the flexibility to take climate action that benefits everyone, discuss IIED's Paul Steele and Shamshad Akhtar, former Minister of Finance for Pakistan

    7 April 2021 | Blog | Climate change
  • Aerial view of Kunming, Yunnan Province, China

    China, ecological civilisation, and green economy vision: 2021 and beyond

    This IIED Debates event on Monday, 1 March explored the role of ‘eco-civilisation’ in China’s environmental leadership and what is required for China to become a global force for green economic transition in 2021 and beyond

    16 February 2021 | Event | Biodiversity
  • The logo of PAGE and information about the conference on 27-28 March 2017

    IIED at ministerial green economy conference

    IIED researchers spoke at the international ministerial conference of the Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE) from 27-28 March, discussing how best to support countries making the transition to inclusive and sustainable economies

    22 March 2017 | Event | Economics
  • The first photograph taken of Earthrise by Apollo 8 in December 1968. The Apollo Programme to Combat Climate Change proposes large-scale public investment and determined political effort from powerful states to take down carbon energy sources (Photo: NASA/woodleywonderworks, Flickr, via Creative Commons)

    What should a no-carbon democracy look like?

    Halting planetary warming is fundamental. But as we find safe and affordable solutions to our future society's energy needs, how could we build a world that is more equal and more democratic?

    13 July 2015 | Blog | Climate change
  • The transition to green economies across the world was discussed at a Green Economy Coalition meeting in September (Photo: UNEP/Google licence)

    Mainstreaming green economies: pitching to people and power

    The Green Economy Coalition, which includes IIED among its members, hosted its annual meeting on 1 and 2 September, and coverage of the event is available here

    29 August 2014 | News | Green economy
  • A storm rages over downtown Kigali, the capital of Rwanda, in the early evening (Photo: Jeff_Holmes via Creative Commons

    Three ways developing nations can close the climate finance gaps

    Progressive countries, including some of the world's poorest, are acting to green their economies and build resilience to climate change

    4 April 2014 | Blog | Climate change
  • While 'green growth' has focused on attracting investment, 'green economy' targets wider and deeper reform to create an economic system that better serves society (Photo: Davetoaster via Creative Commons

    Support for green economy surges but crucial gaps remain

    Governments, businesses, investors and others are embracing the ‘green economy’ idea, but differences in the way they interpret it pose barriers to sustainable development, according to a report published today by the International Institute for Environment and Development and the Green Economy Coalition.

    24 February 2014 | News | Green economy
  • Kazakhstan's capital Astana will host the EXPO trade fair in 2017. Credit: Ken & Nyetta/Flicker (Creative Commons)

    Kazakhstan: Green economy of the future?

    Kazakhstan is taking the lead among Central Asian countries by aspiring to make the leap to a green economy. Saule Ospanova sets out ten recommendations to help it on its way.

    30 January 2014 | Blog | Energy
  • Image of a solar panel, with light glinting off it.

    Green Growth and equity must go hand in hand

    The OECD’s latest report begins to bridge the growing divide between international institutions’ focus on green growth, and developing countries’ need for greater equity.

    13 June 2013 | Blog | Governance
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