HLPF Side Event Highlights the Potential of Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform to Help Achieve the SDGs

19 July 2018 - In the sidelines of the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) in New York, a side-event addressed the role of fossil fuel subsidy reform in helping to achieve the SDGs, including through opportunities for financing sustainable...
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What Ireland’s Fossil Fuel Divestment Bill Means for Global Climate Action

20 July 2018 - Ireland has become the first country in the world to commit to divest from fossil fuels, after politicians voted to withdraw all public funds from coal, oil and gas companies. Ireland currently has an €8 billon national investment fund with an estimated...
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Measuring fossil fuel subsidies in the context of the Sustainable Development Goals

Environment ministers from around the world are meeting in New York this week to review the progress of several Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). One of the goals to be reviewed is SDG12 – ‘Ensure sustainable consumption and production’, which includes a target to...
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HLPF side-event on ‘Paris Collaborative on Green Budgeting’

16 July 2018, New York - This side-event at the 2018 High Level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development will examine how national expenditure and revenue processes can be used to support climate and environmental goals in the transition to sustainable,...
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Sovereign Wealth Funds Publish Framework to Help Meet Paris Agreement Goals

11 July 2018 - To help achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement on climate change, six sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) representing more than USD3 trillion in assets have committed to only invest in companies that incorporate climate risks into their strategies, and...
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