Low-carbon investment 2011 – 2017
The transition to a low-carbon economy implies significant investments in buildings, transport systems, vehicles, power plants, industry, agriculture. However scaling-up those investments to meet climate and energy objectives requires an improved knowledge base in investments and financial flows in those sectors, as well as policy assessment tools. This is why I4CE has developed since 2013 a “Landscape of domestic climate […]
Global Carbon Account 2019
I4CE’s 2019 Global Carbon Accounts present the main trends in the implementation of global carbon pricing policies in 2019. 5 key trends in 2019 As of May 1, 2019, 25 carbon taxes and 26 Emissions Trading Schemes (ETS) were operating worldwide. The jurisdictions covered by one or more explicit carbon price account for […]
Will the obligation of environmental results green the CAP?
One of the main elements of the reform of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) for the 2021-2027 exercise is the shift of part of the funding towards an obligation to achieve environmental results. Is that an expensive development? Environmentally effective? In order to answer these questions, this I4CE study analyses numerous mechanisms, more or less oriented towards performance obligation.