Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)
This report, 1.5-Degree Lifestyles: Targets and options for reducing lifestyle carbon footprints, analyses the carbon footprint of household lifestyles and how changes can contribute to meeting the ambitious 1.5-degree aspirational target envisaged by the Paris Agreement on climate change. It analyses scientific emission scenarios and case studies from Finland, Japan, China, Brazil, and India, and proposes long-term targets for individuals’ lifestyle carbon footprints by 2030-2050, as well as low-carbon options that citizens and society can adopt.
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century (REN21), Agora Verkehrswende
This study provides a clear picture of the state of G20 transport emissions, analyses already existing approaches for decarbonising the transport sector and stresses the urgency of putting ambitious climate action on the political agenda. It includes factsheets on each G20 member that shed light on the specific situation and challenges in each country, including existing goals and efforts. The report concludes by comparing stated ambition with implemented policies and actions while also considering required global reductions in the transport sector to keep the global temperature rise well below 2 degrees Celsius.
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), International Resource Panel (IRP)
Resource efficiency is a key approach to decoupling economic growth from environmental degradation while enhancing human well-being. It stimulates innovation, the creation of new industries, and boosts economic competitiveness.
International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO)
Restoring Forests and Landscapes: The key to sustainable future provides facts, figures and key message to encourage more investments in forest and landscape restoration. It demonstrates ways to achieve the 2020 and 2030 targets and how different organizations can best collaborate using regional and global platforms to accelerate the restoration process.
The report Driving Deforestation: The Impact of Expanding Palm Oil Demand through Biofuel Policy looks at the current demand and potential 2030 demand for palm oil from biofuel policies in key countries and in the aviation industry. It presents low, medium and high scenarios for the role of 2030 biofuel production in increasing demand for palm oil.
This report Toward a Financial Architecture to Protect Tropical Forests focuses on Brazil both as a critical forest country and in order to describe an architecture of finance based on a particular framework of law and existing institutional efforts to protect forests.
Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio), University of Virginia, Yale University, GGKP Annual Conference
Increasing agricultural productivity can have ambiguous effects on forest protection in theory: it can expand the scope of farming, which is detrimental to the forest, but it can also induce farmers to intensify their production.
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
Going for Growth is the OECD’s regular report on structural reforms in policy areas that have been identified as priorities to boost incomes in OECD and selected non-OECD countries (Brazil, China, Colombia, India, Indonesia, Latvia, Russian Federation and South Africa).