The New Climate Economy (NCE) project has launched a call for evidence on cities, technological innovation, and agriculture, forests, and other land use. This is part of our effort to assemble the best available research and knowledge on efforts that can increase economic growth and minimise climate risk.
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During the World Economic Forum in Davos Global Commission chair Felipe Calderón gave an extensive interview to The Straits Times in which he described his experience of the political costs and benefits of taking action on climate and noted how the New Climate Economy project would change the debate on the economy and climate.
- News Article November 27, 2013The Global Commission on the Economy and Climate is delighted to announce seven new members of its International Council: Chen Yuan, Daniel L Doctoroff, Angel Gurría, Horst Köhler, Michel M. Liès, Annise Parker and Jens Stoltenberg. They will bring a wealth of experience and expertise to the project.News Article September 25, 2013
Heads of State and Ministers from seven countries launched the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate in New York City today, just before the opening of the United Nations General Assembly. At a packed meeting, the invited guests and media heard presentations from the governments of the countries which have commissioned the project, and a lively discussion session with some of the project's leading figures.News Article September 24, 2013
A new climate economy
JOHANNESBURG, 24 September 2013 (IRIN) - For some years the idea of a "green economy" that would be less dependent on fossil fuels and low on harmful greenhouse gas emissions has been doing the rounds at the UN climate change talks, but reception to the idea has ranged from lukewarm to hostile.News Article September 24, 2013
‘Stern 2’ to review economic costs of tackling climate changeBy Pilita Clark, Environment CorrespondentThe UK has teamed up with Norway, Sweden and four other nations to launch an $8.9m assessment of the economic costs and benefits of tackling climate change.In what some are calling “Stern 2.0”, the study is expected to build on the 2006 UK review of the economics of climate change by British economist, Lord Nicholas Stern, who will act as a reviewer of the new work.News Article September 24, 2013
Mexico’s Calderon Leads Climate Change Economics ProbeBy Alex Morales - Sep 24, 2013 12:01 AM ETFormer Mexican President Felipe Calderon is spearheading a study sponsored by seven countries into the economics of climate change, seeking to set out the benefits of reducing carbon emissions.News Article September 24, 2013
New Climate Economy project led by former President of Mexico Felipe Calderón, with government, business and finance leaders from 14 countries
NEW YORK (September 24, 2013)—As evidence of human-induced climate change mounts, a new global commission launched today will analyze the economic costs and benefits of acting on climate change. The Global Commission on the Economy and Climate comprises leaders from government, finance and business from 14 countries, chaired by former President of Mexico Felipe Calderón.News Article September 23, 2013