The concept of environmental capital is thoroughly entrenched in policy discussions but largely missing from mainstream economic curriculums. This article argues that environmental externalities, climate change, and constraints on natural resources will constantly and deeply affect humankind’s future. The teaching of economics, especially growth economics, should stop ignoring them.
The "Methodologies and Indicators for Green Growth measurement" conference of November 12, 2013 assessed the state of the art in quantitative measurement of sustainability, and presented the updated findings of the FEEM SI Index 2013. Re3 hosts the interviews with the keynote speakers, their presentations and the video of the event.
In recent years green growth has become a focal point of cooperation between Italy and China, and in the year 2000 the Italian Ministry for the Environment, Land and Sea launched the Sino-Italian Cooperation Program for Environmental Protection with some Chinese institutions and universities. This article describes its achievements and future objectives.
At a time when the world is recovering from the financial crisis and begins to explore new approaches to sustainable development, this article presents China’s sustainable development policy and discusses how financial institutions, and the China Development Bank in particular, can help promote a green economy.
A focus on mobility, the kilometres travelled using light duty vehicles, and climate policy is motivated by the persistence of strong demand for personal mobility. This article discusses recent research conducted at FEEM on the future of private vehicle travel and the achievement of different climate policy targets, with a particular focus on non-OECD regions.
Green growth is about making growth processes resource-efficient, cleaner and more resilient without necessarily slowing them. The work presented aims at clarifying these concepts in an analytical framework and at proposing foundations for green growth.
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Water and Sewerage Industries
European Monetary Union
EU Energy Policy
Foreign Direct Investment