Economic policies to foster green growth

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Spain has made progress in reducing the carbon emissions intensity of the economy. Further reform is needed to encourage more sustainable technologies.
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Achieving Korea's goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 30% by 2020 relative to a “business as usual” scenario requires implementing the Emissions Trading System in 2015 as planned. It is also essential to raise electricity prices.
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An energy renaissance has helped to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Policies are needed to ensure adequate pricing of greenhouse gas emissions, to support green innovation and to meet environmental challenges and safety issues
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Growing Green Economies
OECD calls for greening growth to improve the economy, protect the environment, and reduce global inequality. 
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The crisis convinced many countries that a different kind of economic growth is needed. In response, many governments are putting in place measures aimed at a green recovery. Together with innovation, going green can be a long-term driver for economic growth, through, for example, investing in renewable energy and improved efficiency in the use of energy and materials. The OECD provides recommendations to help governments to identify the policies that can help achieve the most efficient shift to greener growth

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Green growth and sustainable development

Can we really pursue sustainable economic growth without harming our societies and the environment? And if we pursue prosperity today, are we condemning our children and grandchildren to poverty tomorrow? The OECD works on many issues related to sustainable development – climate change, growth in developing countries, corporate social responsibility and much more.

 

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