3 essential steps towards ending fossil fuel subsidies
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.
Canadian taxpayers have spent at least $23B on pipeline subsidies and supports since 2018: report
As calls to end government subsidies of fossil fuels grow in intensity, a new report finds that Canadian governments have allocated billions of taxpayer dollars to building and expanding new pipelines in the past year alone.
Climate resilience key to economic recovery in Africa
The Fifth African Climate Resilience Infrastructure Summit (ACRIS 5), held virtually last week, highlighted that integration of climate resilience in design and implementation of agribusiness, hydropower, transport corridors, urbanisation and vulnerable
The Costs of not Implementing EU Environmental Law (EC)
The purpose of this new study prepared by the European Commission is to estimate the costs and foregone benefits for the EU from not achieving the environmental targets specified in
The Environmental Implementation Review 2019 – Country report Portugal (EC)
The European Commission published on 5 April 2019 the second Environment Implementation Review (EIR), an overview of how EU environmental policies and laws are applied on the ground. The 2nd
The Social Cost of Carbon: An Aggregate View from Latin America (ECLAC)
The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean recently published a study that analyses the social cost of carbon (SCC) for the development of public policies on climate change