This report lays out concrete options for governments to achieve net-zero and sustainable development goals by using recovery spending to support the transition to clean energy and a resilient, fossil-free economy.
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Experience from India shows that increasing taxes on gasoline and diesel are a politically and economically viable way for Indonesia to boost revenues for COVID-19 pandemic response and recovery.
Nordic countries have successfully used environmental fiscal reform (subsidies, taxation and spending) as an economic recovery tool to boost revenues, economic growth and employment while reducing greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution.
This report outlines international best practices in defining and estimating tax subsidies and other types of foregone government revenue.
This policy brief reviews some of the issues that developing country governments should consider as they review national seed laws.
This report reviews how technology is transforming food systems and how policy-makers and investors can best harness the use of modern technologies to bring transformative change.
The report examines from a gender perspective the impact of kerosene subsidies and their reform in Bangladesh. The report advocates that kerosene subsidy reform needs to be handled with care.
The report examines the impacts of India’s subsidies to cooking gas—and their reform—from a gender perspective. It explores how liquified petroleum gas (LPG) subsidy policies and their reform affect women and girls in low-income households.
Energy Transition in Support of the Low-Carbon Development Initiative in Indonesia: Transport sector
Implementing an effective pricing mechanism is necessary for Indonesia to complete its landmark fuel subsidy reforms and prevent backsliding into expensive subsidy policies. The current pricing regime aims to deliver a public service but inadvertently contributes major social costs: air pollution and associated illness, greenhouse gas emissions and traffic congestion.
India’s subsidies to petrol and diesel between October 2018 and June 2019 amounted to almost three times the three-year government budget for electric vehicle (EV) support, according to our new study.