Green Growth in the Mediterranean

Chapter
Part of the Advances in Global Change Research book series (AGLO, volume 51)

Abstract

Is green growth an option for tackling the challenge of climate change in the Mediterranean? The chapter investigates this question in two main steps. First, climate change is analysed in a perspective of fear and in a perspective of con fi dence. Against this background, the most likely but undesirable climate related future for the Mediterranean is outlined. This is contrasted with the opportunity for green growth in the Mediterranean. Particular win-win strategies for the Mediterranean are renewable energies and afforestation.

Keywords

Mediterranean green growth Perspectives of fear and of hope Win-win strategies Renewable energy power grids Afforestation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Global Climate Forum, GCFBerlinGermany

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