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Green Economy in Action: Articles and Excerpts that Illustrate Green Economy and Sustainable Development Efforts

Green Economy in Action: Articles and Excerpts that Illustrate Green Economy and Sustainable Development Efforts
  • United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). August 2012
  • This review, selection and documentation of articles emerged in response to the need to fill the knowledge gap on practical, concrete, and on the ground green economy country experience. The articles and excerpts included in this publication have been selected: to provide information and knowledge for policy and decision makers and practitioners on the positive implications of greening some priority sectors, including job creation, resource efficiency, and generally contribution to sustainable development through an extensive review of scientific publications and magazines. Two cases on water are included: (1) Groundwater Pumping Leads to Sea Level Rise, Cancels out Effect of Dams; (2) Failing Water Infrastructure Drains Economy, Report Warns.
  • Geographical coverage: Global
  • Main themes: Communication, Dams, Green economy, Groundwater, Infrastructure, Sustainable development
  • Main target audience: Decision makers, Environmental practitioners, National administrations, Policy makers, Practitioners, Project planners
  • Main purpose: Advocacy, Awareness raising
  • Type of resource: Article
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Published in 2014