Fossil fuel subsidies (USD, billions):
Fossil fuel subsidies with externalities (% of GDP):
Malaysia to have 1,000 EV charging stations by 2025
Malaysia is lagging behind its regional peers when it comes to AC charging stations and DC fast-charging stations and the lack of incentives is to blame. The country now aims to have 1,000 DC rapid charging stations in the next four years.
Southeast Asia could lose $28 trillion if it fails to act fast on climate change, report finds
Southeast Asia’s economy is set to lose trillions over the next 50 years if it does not significantly reduce its carbon emissions, a Deloitte report found.
How Asean’s Covid-19 recovery measures are missing opportunities for a green future
Few countries in the region have tied green components to their stimulus packages, which contain some environmentally harmful measures. Green recovery policies and strategies can help put a country on the path to economic recovery while bringing environmental and sustainability benefits.
Supporting Marine Fishing Sustainably: A review of central and provincial government support for marine fisheries in Indonesia (IISD)
This report provides—for the first time—an open-access database of support measures for marine fisheries by the Indonesian central government and three provincial governments.
Switching it up: The effect of energy price reforms in Oman
Fresh UNIDO-led research in collaboration with the World Bank provides concrete evidence that removing fossil fuel subsidies would not only make environmental sense but would also improve firms’ economic performance. New firm-level
UNEP study on fiscal policies to address air pollution from road transport in cities and improve health: Insights from country experiences and lessons for Indonesia
There is growing awareness of the negative health impacts of air pollution caused by road transport in many emerging economies such as Indonesia. Governments face increasing pressure to limit harmful
Leveraging fiscal stimulus to improve energy transition: Case of South Korea and Indonesia
Strict lockdowns across the globe in response to the COVID-19 crisis have led to severe economic consequences. Compared to 2019, the global GDP in 2020 fell by 4.3 %, the
Fuelling the Recovery: How India’s path from fuel subsidies to taxes can help Indonesia
Over the past decade, India transitioned from high transport fuel subsidies to relatively high taxes, delivering significant revenue that most recently have funded the country’s COVID-19 response. Indonesia’s transport fuel
UNEP Policy Brief – Fiscal Policies To Address Air Pollution From Road Transport In Cities And Improve Health: Insights From Country Experiences And Lessons For Indonesia
This policy brief aims to summarise and support recent efforts of the Indonesian and DKI Jakarta government to reduce air pollution. It analyses the impact of harmful pollution from the