- News Article October 24, 2017
- News Article October 23, 2017
Policies that encourage sustainable growth and entrepreneurship have the potential to ignite a green industrial revolution in Africa. Transformative economic and ‘green growth’ policies, combined with entrepreneurship, could enable Africa to ‘leap frog’ to a clean, resource-efficient modern economy.
- News Article October 18, 2017
Urbanisation is one of the most important potential drivers of productivity and growth in the global economy. But if countries and cities are to capture the productivity benefits of urban growth while minimising the costs, cities will need to shift to a more economically and environmentally sustainable growth pattern.
- News Article October 10, 2017
- News Article September 20, 2017
- News Article September 6, 2017
Most developed countries now pursue policies that implicitly or explicitly aim at promoting compact urban form. This report analyses more than 300 academic papers that study the effects of compact urban form, and finds that 69% of the papers reviewed find positive effects associated with compact urban form. Over 70% of studies find positive effects of economic density (the number of people living or working in an area). A smaller majority of studies attribute positive effects to mixed land use (58%) and the density of the built environment (56%).
- News Article September 4, 2017
- News Article August 3, 2017
- News Article July 26, 2017
- News Article July 19, 2017
This newsletter covers an event hosted by the New Climate economy and the Swedish Embassy on Business Opportunities for the Climate and Economy, the New Climate Economy's response to the US on the Paris Agreement, a new OECD report, and the latest developments on carbon pricing and renewable energy.