The Government of Ireland revealed their Climate Action Plan 2019 to tackle Climate Breakdown. The plan consist of 183 actions to support the government’s commitment to a “net zero carbon
Current rates of global biodiversity loss are unprecedented and pose a serious threat to the achievement of the Agenda 2030. Green fiscal policies – reform of harmful incentives and biodiversity-relevant taxes, fees and charges – can address many of the market failures which drive such biodiversity loss by reducing and reforming subsidies and incentives.
This paper by R. Sumaila, V. Lam, F. Le Manach, W. Swartz and D. Pauly published in Marine Policy aims to provides an updated estimate of global fisheries subsidies. It
Much has been done over the years to improve fisheries management in OECD countries. Ongoing problems of over-fishing, overcapacity and the economic crisis intensify the need for reform. Although there
2016 BIOFIN Workbook – Mobilizing Resources for Biodiversity and Sustainable Development (BIOFIN Initiative)
This workbook by the Biodiversity Finance Initiative (BIOFIN) argues that a new investment and fiscal policy paradigm is required that better incorporates the economic value and financial benefits of biodiversity
This guide by the Biodiversity Finance Initiative (BIOFIN) outlines some basic concepts to mobilise resources for biodiversity finance and describes how tax incentives, the removal of harmful subsidies and other