Vietnam is looking to replace its solar tariffs, which ushered in a golden era for solar power in the country, with an auction scheme. What will change for developers, and can the new policy live up to Vietnam’s earlier success?
If Southeast Asia is to wean itself off fossil fuels, it must phase out subsidies to allow clean energy to flourish, experts said at the Singapore International Energy Week. Meanwhile, will the oil and gas majors aid the transition by investing in renewables and new technology?
Energy demand is booming, but government policies signal continued reliance on oil, gas and coal. Much stronger action is needed to improve renewables deployment and energy efficiency, said IEA in a new report.
Davide Natalini –
One lesson from the country's Gilets Jaunes protests is that climate policy needs to be seen as relevant for working class populations if they are to support its implementation, writes Davide Natalini of the Global Sustainability Institute.
Georg Kell –
The alignment between sustainable finance and responsible business could become an unprecedented, transformative force for decarbonisation, but the time to move is now, writes the founding director of the UN Global Compact, Georg Kell.
What does Brazil's new president mean for the Amazon? Paulo Artaxo from the University of Sao Paulo's examines the damage right-wing Jair Bolsonaro could do to one of the world's most important ecosystems, and what that would mean for the rest of us.
The meat industry's attempt to block the mainstreaming of alternatives puts it in the same role as the fossil fuel industry, writes Changing Markets Foundation's Paul Gilding. Where are the policies to limit emissions from the food and agriculture sector?
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Three new reports build on the International Institute for Sustainable Development's work with government and civil society on reforming fossil-fuel subsidies. Led by the IISD's Global Subsidies Initiative, these studies ...