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Human Development Report 2007/2008: Fighting climate change - Human solidarity in a divided world
dThe report shows that climate change is not just a future scenario. Increased exposure to droughts, floods and storms is already destroying opportunity and ...
The Economics of Climate Change in Southeast Asia: A Regional Review
This report provides a review of the economics of climate change in the Southeast Asian region. It confirms that the region is highly vulnerable to climate ...
A Global Green New Deal: Final Report
The purpose of this report is to stimulate a worldwide policy debate on the urgent need for a Global Green New Deal (GGND). The main aim is to outline the ...
High Road or Low Road? Job Quality in the New Green Economy
Public discussions on green jobs has focused on the number or type of employment opportunities that could be created by a clean energy revolution. Yet, ...
Climate Change: ADB Programs - Strengthening Mitigation and Adaptation in Asia and the Pacific
The brochure details ADB's ongoing and emerging climate change mitigation and adaptation program, and how ADB stands ready to play a catalytic role in helping ...
Stern Review: The Economics of Climate Change
The Review first examines the evidence on the economic impacts of climate change itself, and explores the economics of stabilising greenhouse gases in the ...
Skills for Sustainability (Second edition)
This second edition of the report brings together the most up-to-date Australian and international research, and is informed by recent national developments ...
Building a Green Recovery (Caring for Climate Series)
Governments are facing a triple crisis of economic downturn, energy insecurity and climate change. The paper analyses the degree to which government efforts to ...
A Climate for Recovery: The colour of stimulus goes green
As governments struggle to revive their economies, they are also seeking to lay the foundations for the next phase of growth. Increasingly this is being linked ...
The European Commission in Search of the Best Climate Solutions in Europe - The World You Like Challenge
On 11 February, Connie Hedegaard, EU Commissioner for Climate Action, launched a low-carbon contest, calling on creative and innovative minds from across the ...
Promoting green jobs policies: employment potential and skill needs in a greener economy
This training course tackles challenges and opportunities in the promotion of green jobs, by providing participants with the needed knowledge and tools to ...
E-waste in China - A country report
The report aims to enable better understanding of the e-waste system in China, including actors, projects, policies and other factors, and to facilitate ...
Lectures in California - Wolfgang Sterk in Stanford and San Francisco
The "Emmet Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources" of the Stanford University organises a E-IPER Special Seminar on 2 April 2013 where Wolfgang ...
GREEN JOBS FOR YOUTH: An ILO Knowledge Sharing Event on What Works in Youth Employment in the Transition to a Green Economy
The Tripartite Knowledge Sharing Event on Green Jobs for Youth (Asia and the Pacific) was conducted to facilitate the consolidation, mutual learning and ...
International Workshop on Employment Implications of Environment & Climate Change-Related Measures and Policies Crafting Malaysia’s roadmap to a green(er) economy.
This event aims to promote awareness and better understanding of the analytical findings under the Green Jobs Malaysia Project, including Green Jobs Mapping, ...
LIVING LAB : user-driven innovation for sustainability
Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to summarize and discuss the results from the LIVING LAB design study, a project within the 7th Framework Programme of ...
Victoria secures solar manufacturing deal with China
The Fifth Estate, 08 Oct 2015 - The jobs potential of the clean economy has been put on full display with the announcement that Victorian technology company ...
Summer School on Labour Economics for Development (EN/FR)
This course will review the relevance of labour economics theories for developing countries, and single out what works and what does not, drawing on the latest ...
What a Waste: A global review of solid waste management
This report provides consolidated data on municipal solid waste (MSW) generation, collection, composition, and disposal by country and by region. The report ...
Reduced Work Hours as a Means of Slowing Climate Change
In this paper, some rough estimates are produced for the impact on the climate due to one possible important policy change—a gradual reduction in work hours. ...
e-DIRAP Google+ Hangout on Climate Change and ICTs
Live Hangout of panellists around the region introducing the roles ICTs play in climate change monitoring, adaptation and mitigation
Green Jobs Course in Turin, Italy 2015
Promoting green jobs policies: Employment potential and skill needs in a greener economy (15 - 19 June 2015) Turin, Italy.
Comparative analysis of methods of identification of skill needs on the labour market in transition to the low carbon economy
Intended to assist researchers in anticipating skills, the report builds understanding of how to embark on a skills anticipation exercise, which is relevant ...
A new milestone towards an international statistical definition of green jobs
At the 19th International Conference of Labour Statisticians (ICLS) held from 2 to 11 October in Geneva, Switzerland, labour statisticians discussed and ...
Job-rich Growth in Asia. Strategies for Local Employment, Skills Development and Social Protection
The book discusses some of the most pressing issues that countries in Southeast Asia are facing in regard to boosting local employment and skills development ...
School to work transition data analysis for evidence-based policy intervention for youth employment (EN/FR)
The course will increase participants' capacity to analyse survey data on child labour and youth labour market transitions and to support the design of ...
Green Jobs Learning Forum: Local Strategies and Actions
The forum provides participants with knowledge, tools and examples of good practices to enhance their skills in the design and implementation of effective ...