Blog posts tagged to "green growth"

  • GDP calculates the market values of final goods and services in a country during a specific period.

    Should we do away with GDP?

    Published on Tuesday, 25 July 2017

    Gross domestic product only measures quantity, not quality of growth.

  • #NCE2014 showed how all countries can build strong economies while substantially reducing climate risk.

    Toward the 2°C pathway: Insights from the New Climate Economy 2015 report

    Published on Friday, 17 July 2015

    In its second report, the GCEC identifies 10 key economic opportunities that could close up to 96% of the gap between current emissions levels and those needed to limit the rise in global temperatures below 2°C.

  • Women ride past burning garbage in Cambodia.

    Pursuing green growth in the Greater Mekong Subregion

    Published on Friday, 19 July 2013

    Picture this: rapid urbanization and massive infrastructure development and people trapped in outdated polluting transportation, escalating environmental degradation and deforestation, rising potable water shortages and food security concerns, extreme climate change occurrences and growing disaster risks.

  • Inclusive and green growth: Why is it so elusive?

    Published on Wednesday, 19 December 2012

    “Inclusive growth” and “green growth” are two buzzwords that we often hear in the development sphere nowadays. This is not surprising since these two form key part of many development strategies. While Asia has done extremely well in expanding its economies in the last two to three decades, rapid growth has brought with it rising inequality—within and across countries. It has also badly damaged the environment along the way.