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Introduction to green growth : Promoting a new paradigm of economic growth and environmental sustainability

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Frame of Image igher vulnerability to climate change  Existing poverty and income gap  Heavy dependence on climate-sensitive sectors (rain-fed agriculture)  Low adaptive capacity  Decisive and strong international action is urgent: delay means greater risks and higher costs for human development, economies and the environment  Conventional “Quantity-Oriented” Growth Vs. “Quality-Oriented” New Development Growth
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Global Challenges: Need for New Paradigm
Addressing the global challenges requires a comprehensive rethinking of our ways of valuing and measuring socioeconomic progress. A new paradigm needs to focus on the inherent necessity and value of environmental protection in enabling economic growth.
Practical and positive approaches and measures are necessary to achieve goals of
economic growth and environmental protection  Rethinking of Growth Paradigm:
Quantity-oriented (labor, capital)
Quality-oriented (new ideas, innovation)
 Broadening the concept of “Going Green”:
Responding to Environmental Degradation, Climate Change
Enhancing added value While promoting efficient use of resources (energy) in the economy
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What is Green Growth?
Global Green Growth Institute : “Green Growth is the new revolutionary
Economic Growth
Green Job Creation Green Technology
development paradigm that sustains economic growth while at the same time ensuring climatic and environmental sustainability. It focuses on addressing the root causes of these challenges while ensuring the creation of the necessa


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Title Introduction to green growth
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Promoting a new paradigm of economic growth and environmental sustainability

Material Type Proceedings
Author(English)

Kwon, Seijoong

Publisher

[Seoul]:Global Green Growth Institute

Date 2012-06
Event

2012 Climate Prediction and Application Training

Series Title; No 2012 Climate Prediction and Application Training
Pages 31
Language English
File Type Documents
Original Format pdf
Subject Territorial Development < Environment
Holding APEC Climate Center
Recipient Country Indonesia(Asia and Pacific)
Cambodia(Asia and Pacific)
Mongolia(Asia and Pacific)
Philippines(Asia and Pacific)
Thailand(Asia and Pacific)
Vietnam(Asia and Pacific)
Organizer APEC climate center
Venue APEC climate center
Program Type Workshop
Project Term 2012-06-04 ~ 2012-06-15

Abstract

2012 Climate Prediction and Application Training Program for Green Growth in Developing Countries

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