The New Urban Agenda: What's in it for developing cities?
The New Urban Agenda sets out priorities for achieving more sustainable cities and was adopted by governments at Habitat 3 in Quito. CDKN’s Mairi Dupar scrutinises the 24-page Agenda, assesses its relevance for climate action in cities and gives it only partial marks. Contributions by Ari Huhtala and Maria Jose Pacha, CDKN.
23rd September 2016
Positive proposals to make green growth inclusive
CDKN attended the Global Green Growth Week held in Jeju, Republic of Korea, 5-9 September. Here, CDKN's Ari Huhtala and Mairi Dupar report on debates to address poverty eradication and 'grow green'.
Follow Paris Agreement with green investment deals
The next step after the Paris Climate Agreement is to turn countries’ national climate commitments into investment deals, says CDKN’s Ari Huhtala. Here, he reports on the latest meeting of the San Giorgio Group: a group of eminent climate finance specialists.
Fiscal policies support climate compatible development
Fiscal policies play an important role in guiding investment decisions towards low emission and climate resilient options, report Sam Bickersteth and Ari Huhtala from the Green Growth Knowledge Platform Annual Conference.