Debating the Green Economy in the Lead Up to Rio+20

This document is an overview of the international context of perceptions, actions and political discussions relating to the green economy, leading up to the Rio + 20 Conference in June. The Green Economy – The New Magic Bullet? considers the debate over exactly what a green economy is and should be with what measures and instruments it should be implemented, explaining that this has not yet been defined and is the topic of intense political debate. The report compares and contrasts the initiatives and definitions of a green economy by the UNEP and OECD in the context of the Rio + 20 Negotiations. Published by the Heinrich Boell group in Washington D.C.

LINKS:

The Green Economy – The New Magic Bullet? Expectations from the Rio + 20 Conference at:

http://www.boell.org/downloads/Unmuessig_Green_Economy_Magic_Bullet.pdf

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