Without help for oil-producing countries, net zero by 2050 is a distant dream
To meet climate targets and avoid economic collapse, countries such as Iraq need international support in the transition to clean energy
Scottish Government draws up plan for green recovery from Covid-19
The Scottish Government has put forward a draft policy programme for aligning its economic recovery plans for Covid-19 with its long-term climate, nature and social targets, developed under an agreement with the Scottish Green Party Parliamentary Group.
Green taxation can help us recover from the Covid-19 crisis. Here’s how
Raising taxes during an economic downturn might seem counterintuitive but it could be the key to Covid-19 recovery. The secret lies in which taxes to raise: when it comes to impacts on the economy, jobs, and the environment, not all taxes are created equal.
Taxing Energy Use 2019 (OECD)
The recently released OECD report reveals 70% of energy-related CO2 emissions from advanced and emerging economies are entirely untaxed. Emissions from road fuels are among those most highly taxed but rarely
OECD new report includes environmental sustainability considerations (IISD)
The IISD’s piece on the new OECD report, Going for Growth 2019, highlights the fact that, for the first time, the report explicitly includes environmental sustainability considerations. The report calls
Going for Growth 2019 (OECD)
Slow growth, high uncertainty and rising levels of inequality should prompt policy makers to take urgent action to achieve stronger, sustainable and more inclusive growth, states the OECD’s annual Going
Towards a European Fuel Tax agreement (GBE and T&E)
This briefing by Green Budget Europe (GBE) and Transport and Environment (T&E) discusses how to cut diesel tax competition in Europe. In particular, it explores how a fuel tax agreement which