Is the shipping industry’s R&D climate fund a genuine effort to decarbonize the industry?

8 January 2020: At the end of 2019 the shipping industry proposed a $500 million per year global research fund, financed through a levy of USD 0.7 on each tonne of CO2 that ships emit. Dubbed the International Maritime Research Fund (IMRF), it is meant to support...

Ensuring a “Just Transition”: 5 Priorities to Make Climate Action Benefit Low-Income and Disadvantaged Groups

In an attempt to ensure decision-makers prevent regressive impacts of climate action and reduce existing inequality, Bouye, Grinspan and Tankou of the World Resources Institute outline 5 priorities in achieving the “just transition”. The list contains two...

PAGE recruiting a consultant to support a study on fiscal policy reform for sustainable agriculture in Guyana

The Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE) is recruiting a consultant to support a study on on fiscal policy reform for sustainable agriculture in Guyana. Where relevant and possible, the study will build on the results of on-going initiatives in Guyana...

PAGE recruiting a consultant to support a study on sustainable artisanal mining and agriculture in Burkina Faso

The Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE) is recruiting a national and international consultant to support a study on sustainable artisanal mining and agriculture in Burkina Faso. The study will build on relevant on-going initiatives in Burkina Faso,...

Shipping industry recognizes their role in the climate crisis in an open letter to the International Maritime Organisation

19 December 2019: International shipping is responsible for more than 2% of global carbon dioxide emissions (roughly the same contribution as that made by Germany). Nevertheless, the sector remained out of focus during the negotiation of the Paris Agreement. Now, the...

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Dr. Andrew Steer from the World Resources Institute discusses fiscal policies as a way of implementing climate change strategies

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