A number of high-level spokespeople involved with the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate are available for interview in the week after the launch of "Better Growth, Better Climate: The New Climate Economy Report" at UN headquarters in New York.
- News Article September 22, 2014
- News Article September 16, 2014
"We can generate growth, stabilize our climate, let business flourish, and improve life for the poor...but we have to act now," writes President Felipe Calderón in USA Today.
- News Article September 15, 2014
PRESS RELEASE: Economic growth and action on climate change can now be achieved together, finds Global Commission
A major new report released by the Global Commission for the Economy and Climate finds that governments and businesses can now improve economic growth and reduce their carbon emissions together. Rapid technological innovation and new investment in infrastructure are making it possible today to tackle climate change at the same time as improving economic performance.
- News Article September 9, 2014
Media advisory: Global launch of Better Growth, Better Climate: The New Climate Economy Report for Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 9:00 A.M. EDT
Former President of Mexico Felipe Calderón, alongside members of the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate, will unveil the findings of a major new report that investigates the relationship between economic growth and climate action. Coming just one week before the UN Climate Summit, the report’s recommendations will be used by world leaders, finance ministers, business executives and civil society organizations to develop commitments and actions that can advance a strong, low-carbon economy.
- News Article June 26, 2014
Felipe Calderon delivered a speech at the New Climate Economy Dinner hosted by the Foreign and Environment Ministers of Sweden. He explained how in the next few years, decisions regarding removing fossil fuels, pricing carbon, redesigning future cities, and stopping deforestation must to be taken in order not only to prevent a dangerous rise in temperatures but also to reinvigorate economic growth.
- News Article June 25, 2014
NCE Chair Felipe Calderon congratulates Risky Business on important contribution to climate change economics debate
Felipe Calderon applauded the launch of the Risky Business Report on the economic risks United States regions and businesses face from climate change.
- News Article June 5, 2014
New Climate Economy Senior Advisor Michael Jacobs will present at a side event for the participants of the 2014 Bonn Climate Change Conference on Sunday evening, June 9th. Mr. Jacobs will deliver an update to the New Climate Economy research and offer preliminary findings.
- News Article June 2, 2014
Felipe Calderón, former president of México and chair of the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate congratulates President Obama on carbon emissions ruling
Felipe Calderon congratulated President Obama on his bold move to reduce carbon emissions in the United States.
- News Article May 27, 2014
Maria van der Hoeven, Eduardo Paes, and Caio Koch-Weser have joined the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate.
- News Article May 26, 2014
Mr. Trevor Manuel, the former Honourable Minister in the South African Presidency, was a panelist at a high-level session at the African Development Bank Group Annual Meeting.