In the context of the Paris Agreement adopted by the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in December 2015 the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) through the UfM Secretariat (UfMS) started to look at the financial flows committed to the UfM region by IFIs and other donors. In 2009, developed countries pledged to raise 100 billion USD per year by 2020 to finance global climate action. The UfM investigates how much of this funding reaches the UfM region and how this funding is tracked and reported on.
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.
IRENA’s Renewable Energy Market Analysis series captures the wealth of knowledge and experience embedded in different regions. It identifies emerging trends and themes at the intersection of public policy and market development.
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
This report compares Green Public Procurement (GPP) programs from four leading Asian countries (China, Japan, Korea and Thailand) to understand what the frameworks and key success factors that result in high-impact green and sustainable procurement are.
This report assesses why and how some countries within Asia (referred to in this report as Target Countries) have achieved success in attracting renewable energy investment, what are the critical barriers to furthering renewable energy deployment, and the policy measures and practical interventio
United States Agency for International Development (USAID), ICF International
This white paper provides an analysis of the Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) for 37 partner countries in the U.S. Government's Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies (EC-LEDS) program and other designated priority countries.