From “Green Growth” to sound policies: An overview
Abstract“Green growth” is an attractive slogan with a variety of possible meanings. This essay critically examines several potential meanings of this slogan and provides a brief overview of some of the main implications of the other papers in this special issue. Taken together, these papers argue for the importance of careful analysis of energy/environmental policies, particularly ambitious ones claiming to offer huge benefits with little or no cost.
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Volume (Year): 34 (2012)
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Green growth; Green economy; UNEP; OECD;
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