OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria and UN Secretary-General's Special Envoy for Cities and Climate Changes Michael R. Bloomberg push for cities to take lead on climate change, 17 September 2014.
This paper discusses the results of a study of measuring green growth in the Benelux countries. The study paid particular attention to the challenges of measuring the transition to a low-carbon economy in cross-border areas as they have additional levels of complexity.
Green Growth in Cities presents the OECD Green Cities Programme’s main findings and policy recommendations, and provides a preliminary approach to measuring green growth in cities. It offers a definition of urban green growth and a framework for analysing how it might play out in different types of cities.
Regional and rural
Green growth issues are also dealt with in the OECD , Rural Policy Reviews and Territorial Reviews series, including recent studies on Québec, Canada, Guangdong, China, Chicago, USA, and the NORA Region.
OECD Metropolitan Reviews and OECD National Urban Policy Reviews: chapters on urban responses to environmental, climate change and green growth challenges (e.g. Reviews of Guangdong, Venice, Toronto, Korea, Poland).