Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
The report Taxing Energy Use 2018: Companion to the Taxing Energy Use Database assesses the magnitude and coverage of taxes on energy use in 2015, across different countries and selected country groups, six sectors and five main fuel groups.
Every year, the Green Economy Coalition publishes the Green Economy Barometer, an analysis of the state of the global movement towards a fair, sustainable future. The Barometer tracks the transition, both celebrating the successes, and calling attention to challenges yet to be overcome.
This policy brief is the first in a series on the circular economy and Canada. It provides an introduction to the circular economy concepts and landscape, geared towards for both government and business audiences.
The paper Aligning Energy Development and Climate Objectives in Nationally Determined Contributions looks at how four specific developing countries are aligning their energy policies with their NDCs, or missing key opportunities to do so, and they raise questions about how governments could do things differently.
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.
The paper Cleaner, Smarter, Cheaper: Network Tariff Design for a Smart Future provides recommendations for network tariff design that will support the realisation of the European Union’s clean energy vision in a timely fashion, at least cost, and with an equitable distribution of the costs and benefits among consumers.
International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), Global Subsidies Initiative (GSI), The Green Initiative
The report Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform and the Just Transition: Integrating Approaches for Complementary Outcomes articulates how fossil fuel subsidy reform (FFSR) can contribute to a just transition, and how a just transition framework can contribute to successful reform.
The report Power Shift: Shifting G20 International Public Finance from Coal to Renewables examines the public financing provided by G20 countries to developing countries, and whether their international actions to support clean energy are in line with their domestic actions.
International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD)
The paper How the WTO Can Help Tackle Climate Change through Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform: Lessons from the Fisheries Negotiations assesses whether the WTO should have a role within the broader context of climate change and, more specifically, in advancing fossil fuel subsidy reform (FFSR).