The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is recommending that finance and planning ministries in Latin American and the Caribbean (LAC) consider fiscal policies to accelerate the transition to green economies and pave the way for the region to meet decarbonisation goals.
News, indicators and facts of the work of the Green Fiscal Policy Network and our partners in Brazil.
Unpopular among the bloc’s trading partners, countries are seeking exemptions to the carbon levy, as Brussels hints alternatives to pricing may be considered to dodge
Fossil fuel subsidies persist despite the climate crisis. They distort the energy market by keeping fossil fuel prices artificially low. Removing these subsidies must be accompanied by social programmes that will reduce the impact on the poorest household.
This tool tracks COVID-19 related fiscal spending policies announced by the 33 Latin America and Caribbean countries, updated every week. The LAC Recovery Tracker brings
In late April, US President Joe Biden convened 40 world leaders to “galvanize efforts” by the world’s major economies to tackle climate change, highlight economic
Head of the Kunming biodiversity summit asks nations to review destructive support for fishing, agriculture and other industries By Patrick Greenfield Billions of pounds of
The leaders of Russia and China put aside their raw-worded disputes with U.S. President Joe Biden on 22 April long enough to pledge international cooperation
STORY HIGHLIGHTS Brazil introduced a revised proposal to reduce and limit WTO members’ fisheries subsidies.The proposal suggests adjustments to a table of percentage cuts that
15 November 2017 – The Brazilian government proposed tax relief up to US $300 billion to companies that develop offshore oilfields that opponents claim would