Europe needs investments to finance the transition to an environmentally sustainable economic path of growth decoupled from the use of resources. This is not only sensible environmental policy but shrewd economic policy; short-term costs of adopting decarbonizing and resource-efficient solutions are outweighed by long-term benefits to healthier air, improved ecosystem services, industrial efficiency and jobs.
High-Level Event in the European Parliament 8th of July: Countdown to Earth Overshoot Day 2014
On 8th of July 2014 GLOBE EU, together with its partners from Global Footprint Network, Club of Rome and IUCN EU Representative Office, organized the high-level event ‘Green Growth, Innovation and Finance’ to prepare for the Earth Overshoot Day – the day on which our societies have globally consumed the resources of our planet for one year. Read more