NDCs are not legally binding and depend on the political will and public support in each country. There is a risk that governments may backtrack on their commitments or face resistance from some…

Christian Schoder, Remzi Baris Tercioglu |

Economic policies over past years and decades have had negative impacts on living standards, the private sector and the environment, driving a deep crisis that is hitting ordinary Pakistanis…

Tobias Haque |

As leaders from government, private sector, civil society, and development agencies gather in New York for the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), climate change is being featured strongly;…

Loli Arribas-Banos, Gabriela Elizondo Azuela |

Subsidy programs far surpass tariffs and nontariff measures as the most frequent form of policy intervention.

Jose Signoret |

Explore the challenges and solutions for urban flood risk in the era of climate change. Dive into comprehensive guidance from the 'Urban Flood Risk Handbook' on conducting flood…

Steven Rubinyi, Ross Eisenberg |

During the last 3 decades, we have witnessed large and growing markets for solar and wind power, electric vehicles and many other low-carbon solutions. What policies have been key to these…

Stéphane Hallegatte, Thomas Kerr |

In an era defined by climate change and environmental degradation, the role of governments in promoting sustainability has become paramount. Transforming public procurement practices can play a…

Jocelyne Jabbour, Abdoulaye Keita, Mohammed Bennani, Nazaneen Ismail Ali |

Summer of 2023 was marked by an early start to the wildfire season in Lebanon as intense forest fires ravaged several parts of the country, with fires erupting including in the Akkar and North…

Andrea Kutter |

Droughts are the most deadly and costly natural disaster for most of the 16 Member States of the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC). Since 2018, the region has experienced protracted…

Nate Engle |

Uttar Pradesh, India’s most populous state, leads the nation in terms of agricultural production, yet average farmer incomes are low because of smaller land holdings and lower levels of technology…

Manoj Kumar Singh, IAS, Saroj Kumar Jha |