The idea is simple. Companies that extract fossil fuels should be responsible for ensuring the same amount of CO₂ generated from using them is buried back deep underground.
Water is at the core of sustainable development. SDG 6 to ensure access to water and sanitation for all is a serious policy challenge: over 2 billion people live in countries experiencing high levels of water stress, while 2.4 billion lack access to basic sanitation services (UN 2020). Green fiscal policy can introduce appropriate pricing and address these failures.
Emirates NBD is providing 2 billion Egyptian pounds (over $127.35 million) of financing for the construction of a new agricultural wastewater treatment plant in Upper Egypt. Called Al – Hamam, the facility will have a treatment capacity of 6 million m3 per day.
In the run-up to the 2021 Seoul Summit, convened by Partnering for Green Growth and the Global Goals 2030 (P4G), the SDG Knowledge Hub is previewing how, through dedicated sessions, the Summit
27 November 2019: The simple fact that the popular uprising in Chile was triggered by a fare increase for probably one of the “greenest” metros in the world shines the
21 October 2018 – Urgent and long-term measures to overcome a looming water crisis in Pakistani were announced in the final session of a international water conference. Measures to increase water
The Philippines is endowed with abundant natural water features, including more than 400 rivers, 50 natural lakes and 100,000 hectares of freshwater swamps. In addition, numerous dams and the high
The distribution of water resources in Vietnam is highly variable both geographically and seasonally. This variability, coupled with the fact that almost 60% of the country’s water resources are generated
Developing growth strategies that promote greener lifestyles requires a good understanding of what factors affect people’s behaviour towards the environment. This OECD publication presents responses from the most recent round
This IMF Staff Discussion Note examines the role of economic policy instruments and institutions in managing water challenges. It provides policy-relevant findings, drawing on cross-country analysis and case studies. For further information