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2% of Global GDP Invested in 10 Sectors — Result: A ‘Green Global Economy’

November 18th, 2011 | by Andrew

Directing "just 2 percent of global GDP into 10 key sectors would kick-start" the global transition to a more sustainable, 'Green Economy,' according to a UN Environmental Program report. All the elements to enact a transition to a "low-carbon, resource-efficient and socially inclusive global economic model" are here now, and businesses and governments are already promoting and fostering greater investments in 10 key sectors UNEP has singled out: agriculture, energy, buildings, water, forestry, fisheries, manufacturing, waste, tourism and transport


$500 Billion in Fossil Fuel Subsidies; Removing Them Would Boost Growth & Revenues, Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions: OECD

November 17th, 2011 | by Andrew

The OECD and IEA are urging global leaders to do more to phase out fossil fuel subsidies, which they say will boost growth, job creation and revenues while mitigating climate change. In a groundbreaking report, the OECD detaisl fossil fuel subsidies around the world, highlighting the key elements of strategies that some governments are using to remove them



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