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This paper compares job creation per dollar from various types of green investments vs. unsustainable investments. It also explores how to promote good jobs that have fair wages, job security, opportunities for career growth, safe working conditions, and are accessible for all. 

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Former President Felipe Calderon launched the New Climate Economy's "Better Growth, Better Climate Report" in Mexico, along with Helen Mountford, Director of the New Climate Economy and María Amparo Martínez Arroyo, General Director of the National Institute of Ecology and Climate Change.

"We welcome this announcement and the fact that Mexico is the first major emerging economy to declare its commitment to a low-carbon future. This is an example for other countries, including developed countries, to follow,” former President Felipe Calderón and Chair of the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate said.

A new paper, Implementing effective carbon pricing, from the New Climate Economy shows that carbon pricing works and doesn’t harm the economy. It urges developed and emerging economies, with the G20 in the lead, to commit to introducing carbon prices of roughly comparable levels by 2020.

Today, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon nominated Mexican Ambassador Patricia Espinosa as the next Executive Secretary of the UN Framework on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Former President of Mexico and Chair of the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate Felipe Calderón releases the following statement:

The New Climate Economy launched its China research at the 2014 Annual Review of Low Carbon Development in China, hosted by its research partner Tsinghua University. Professor He Jiankun, Director, Institute of Energy, Environment and Economics, was encouraged by the potential of the research and remarked “I believe the New Climate Economy will make breakthroughs.”

Helen Mountford, Programme Director of the New Climate Economy project welcomed the announcements by China and the United States on their plans to tackle carbon pollution. The targets set by the United States and China, the world’s two largest emitters of greenhouse gases, send a signal to the world about the scale and size of opportunities in global markets for low carbon goods and services.