About: green growth

Agrifood 07-03-2016

How EU rural development money is actually being spent

Ensuring the long-term viability of the farming sector is a key challenge for Central and Eastern European countries. The EURACTIV network looks at how EU money is being spent in five key countries — Greece, Romania, Poland, Slovakia and the Czech Republic.
Development Policy 26-11-2012

UN energy targets ‘would jack up global emissions 20%’

SPECIAL REPORT: An ambitious but little known set of UN sustainable energy goals for 2020 aims to double global improvements in energy efficiency and renewable energy capacity, and provide universal access to modern energy services. But achieving this last target would cause a carbon emissions explosion, according to a senior UN economist.
21-06-2012

OECD countries want new measures for growth in Rio

SPECIAL REPORT / One of the questions that world leaders will discuss while gathering at the UN summit in Rio this week is whether future national development should be measured in terms other than the economic.
Brexit 04-05-2012

UK must go green to stimulate growth, says Chris Huhne

Former cabinet minister Chris Huhne has issued a stark warning that the UK's economic growth strategy will not work unless the government pursues "green growth" by investing in industries such as energy efficiency and clean energy.

Rio observers fear weakening of Earth Summit proposals

Some of the main proposals in a draft text for negotiation at a UN sustainable development conference next month are being watered down at informal talks in New York, observers say, heightening fears the summit will fail to deliver. 
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