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 Mexico.
P4G Seoul Summit unites world leaders for inclusive green recovery, serves as stepping stone for next climate COP
P4G Seoul Summit wrapped up on May 31, proclaiming global inclusive green growth in Seoul Declaration. The Summit called for global cooperation in climate change response; developed countries announce support for
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 transparency to regional government spending
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 benefits of early, “decisive” action,
24 August 2018 – In this blog, Cesar Espinosa García of the Mexican development bank NAFIN argues that while carbon pricing offers development banks a way to encourage organizations to
16 November 2017 – Germany and Mexico released their voluntary peer reviews of fossil fuel subsidies under the G-20 during COP23 in Bonn. This publication is a step towards more transparency
In a bold policy effort, Mexico recently moved away from subsidies to transport fuels, increased tax rates on these fuels and introduced a carbon tax. This OECD paper analyses these
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
14 April 2017 – In this article Julia Martínez (Director, Environmental Economics and Climate Change, WRI México) and Juan-Carlos Altamirano (Economist, World Resources Institute) analyze Mexico’s progress towards meeting its