Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
This report provides a comprehensive view of practices and developments in the governance, implementation and performance of budgeting across OECD countries. It looks at recent practices such as the application of medium-term frameworks and the use of data and analytics to highlight the impacts of policies on concerns such as gender equality and the environment.
This guidebook, Designing Accreditation and Verification Systems: A Guide to ensuring credibility for carbon pricing instruments, aims to help regulators to better understand their options in designing a carbon pricing verification system tailored to their specific needs and circumstances.
International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
This policy brief, India's Energy Transition: The Impact of the goods and services tax on solar photovoltaic and coal power costs, assesses the impact of India's Goods and Services Tax (GST) on energy source preferences and the cost of energy production. The introduction of the GST appears to provide a relative bias in favour of coal-based power.
This report, Accelerating The Transition To The Circular Economy: Improving access to finance for circular economy projects , aims to help speed up the transition from a linear to a circular economy by improving the conditions for financing circular economy projects.
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)
This paper analyses and discusses options for addressing equity concerns in fisheries subsidy reform and calls for governments to consider the impacts of subsidies and subsidy reform on vulnerable social groups.
This report, Fiscal Policies for Development and Climate Action, a World Bank report developed in collaboration with UNIDO, informs the dialogue on the evolving role of macro-fiscal management in the context of a changing climate and warming world. The report also aims to better equip finance ministries in developing countries with the tools to understand, appraise, and implement Environmental Tax Reform (ETR) policies and climate change adaptation and risk-management strategies.
This article, Role of Regional Carbon Markets in Article 6.2 of Paris Agreement, covers a high-level analysis of the role of regional carbon markets in the emerging draft text on Article 6.2 of the Paris Agreement.
This report, Carbon Markets for Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction in a Warming World: An evaluation of the World Bank group’s support to carbon finance, evaluates the World Bank Group's role and contributions to carbon finance. It provides an overview of carbon markets, the changing dynamics the markets are operating within, and Bank Group's perspective on the future of carbon financing.
Stakeholder and public support are critical for an enduring and robust carbon pricing policy. How jurisdictions communicate their carbon pricing policy plays a key role in creating and maintaining that support. Drawing on case studies, research, and best practice, the report, Guide to Communicating Carbon Pricing, provides guidance on designing and implementing effective carbon pricing communications strategies.
This paper, Forest Resilience Finance Opportunities & Challenges: Helping forests adapt to climate change, is intended to support the climate finance community, consisting of policy makers; multilateral agencies; development finance institutions; and private sector insurance and capital markets, in understanding the value that forests create; what risks forests face; how climate change will impact these risks and lastly, the role of traditional and innovative climate finance solutions to address the values at risk.