Fossil fuel subsidies (USD, billions):
Fossil fuel subsidies with externalities (% of GDP):
Fiscal policies against climate change can help create 15 million jobs — IDB
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.
Offsets being used in Colombia to dodge carbon taxes
Fossil fuel levy can be avoided by buying carbon offsets that may have no benefit for climate Forest protection carbon offsets that may have no benefit to the climate have been used
Sustainable Fisheries Versus Harmful Subsidies: Let’s End the War of Attrition
There is only one month left to fine-tune possible agreements for governments to stop funding overfishing
Política Fiscal y Cambio Climático: Experiencias Recientes de los Ministerios de Finanzas de América Latina y el Caribe (IDB)
Finance and planning ministries play a central role in promoting fiscal policies that generate more and better jobs with the transition to green economies. Adequate fiscal planning would help the decarbonization of the region’s economies create 15 million net new jobs by 2030.
Carbon Pricing in Latin America – Trends and Opportunities (SPDA & KAS)
This Spanish publication by the Peruvian Society for Environmental Law (SPDA) and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation collects the contribution of more than 25 people fromm all over Latin America on
The biodiversity finance initiative in Colombia: some advances (BIOFIN)
The following document presents the current status of the work undertaken by the BIOFIN project in Colombia. In it you will find our financial strategy, the main products and results
Colombia – Country profile
Background Colombia’s ecosystem is the second most bio-diverse in the world, and comprises the Amazon tropical rainforest, deserts to the north, mountains and a coastal region. The Government of Colombia