Policy design and timing are critical to overcoming political costs to climate mitigation policies, as is the need to provide effective social insurance policies.
Climate change will be the single most important global policy challenge of the 2020s.
Global lender’s head Kristalina Georgieva calls on countries to step up their $100bn climate finance pledges.
To meet climate targets and avoid economic collapse, countries such as Iraq need international support in the transition to clean energy
Concluding his three-day India visit on Wednesday, COP26 president Alok Sharma said that he has requested the Indian government to consider raising ambitions in emission reduction targets and reiterated that a delivery plan on finance for developing countries is being put in place ahead of the conference in Glasgow later this year.
Report: Clean electricity accounted for record two-thirds of EU’s generation mix for first half of 2021
Renewables and nuclear power accounted for a record 66% of electricity production across the EU during the first half of 2021, with clean energy proving far more resilient to the pandemic than fossil fuels.
Cutting greenhouse gas emissions quickly would save tens of millions of lives worldwide, a new study finds. It’s the latest indication that climate change is deadly to humans, and that the benefits of transitioning to a cleaner economy could be profound.
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.
APEC members have placed an emphasis on sustainability and resilience in a meeting to discuss domestic reforms – but there is growing fear that the chance for a “green recovery” from Covid-19 is being missed
From “green Marshall Plans” and net-zero energy sectors to a lack of clarity on green spending and transport decarbonisation, EURACTIV’s media partner edie.net rounds up