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CALL FOR PAPERS: Sixth GGKP annual conference on inclusive solutions for the green transition

The Green Growth Knowledge Platform has announced a call for papers for their Sixth GGKP Annual Conference on inclusive solutions for the green transition, to be hosted at the OECD headquarters in Paris in November 2018. [more]…

FEATURE: Emerging and exponential technologies could open new opportunities for low-carbon development

Benjamin Combes and Darius Nassiry explore how emerging and exponential technologies - which characterise the 'fourth industrial revolution' could open new opportunities for low-carbon development. [more]…

NEWS: Discover country leadership examples on integrating low emission action into national development

LEDS GP has launched its country leadership tool, which allows users to discover how countries are integrating low emission action in their national development. [more]…

NEWS: Transport Toolkit to help plan and implement low emission transport systems

The newly updated Transport Toolkit helps decision-makers, practitioners and stakeholders involved in the transport sector identify the most effective tools to build and implement transport low emission development strategies (LEDS). [more]…

OPINION: Sustainable energy for all: glass half empty or half full?

News stories about innovative renewable energy technologies appear daily and the promise of low-cost renewable energy for people living in marginalised communities seems almost inevitable. But how well is the world actually doing in making energy systems sustainable and accessible to all? Andrew Scott, Senior Research Fellow at the Overseas Development Institute, reports. [more]…

OPINION: No excuses on clean energy

There can be no more excuses for clean energy solutions designed solely to reduce emissions. It is time to talk, highlight and realise other socio-economic benefits, such as green employment and health - say Aditi Paul and Mihir Bhatt of CDKN India. [more]…

OPINION: Government action needed to accelerate green business in Asia

In this article, Sandra Khananusit, CDKN's consultant highlights the key points of a debate on the potential of initiating and strengthening green businesses in Asia, focusing on how the governments of the region can engage with the private sector and create an enabling environment for the private sector to invest in low emission development strategies and NDCs. [more]…

FEATURE: Climate finance - Monitoring and utilisation in Pakistan’s context

Fareeha Irfan Ovais, Country Programme Manager, Indonesia highlights the proceedings of a roundtable discussion where participants elaborate the functions, outcomes and challenges of implementing monitoring reporting and verification (MRV) systems in Pakistan. [more]…

NEWS: Major economies are decarbonising quickly - Low Carbon Economy Index 2016

China sets the pace for record breaking decarbonisation levels, doubling the worldwide average for first time since 2000, say the authors of PwC’s Low Carbon Economy Index 2016. [more]…

FEATURE: 1.5 degrees target creates a challenge for human ingenuity

Scientists gathered in Oxford to debate how world society could hold global temperature rise as close to 1.5 degrees Celsius as possible and meet the challenge of the Paris climate agreement - CDKN's Mairi Dupar reports. [more]…

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