Debt Relief for a Green & Inclusive Recovery: Securing Private Sector Participation and Policy Space for Sustainable Development (BUGDPC, HBF, SOAS)
A new report lays out an ambitious proposal for concerted and comprehensive debt relief on a global scale to free up resources in heavily indebted developing countries to support sustainable recoveries, boost economic resilience and foster a just transition to a low-carbon economy.
Sustainable Recovery Tracker (IEA)
The new IEA Sustainable Recovery Tracker measures global recovery plans against this target level of spending by monitoring energy-related policies and government spending on clean energy measures by country and by sector in the wake of the pandemic.
G-20 Member Countries Support Fossil Fuels at Levels Untenable to Achieve Paris Agreement Goals (BloombergNEF, Bloomberg Philanthropies)
BloombergNEF and Bloomberg Philanthropies report reveals G-20 member countries have given more than $3.3 trillion in subsidies for coal, oil, gas, and fossil-fuel power from 2015-2019.
Update on Recent Progress in Reform of Inefficient Fossil-Fuel Subsidies that Encourage Wasteful Consumption 2021 (OECD, IEA)
This report informs on latest trends in 2020 data on support for fossil fuels and offers good practices and lessons learned emerging from country experiences, as reflected in the growing body of G20 peer reviews.
Financing an inclusive circular economy: De-risking investments for circular business models and the SDGs (Chatham House)
Circular economy activities aim to reduce overconsumption, design-out waste and restore and regenerate ecosystems and natural capital. However, new financial instruments and investments are needed to support the growth of these business models and innovations at scale.
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.