Financing the just transition beyond coal

Policy publication by Sabrina Muller, Nick Robins on 27 Oct 2021

emissions-intensive coal industry. This policy brief looks at actions the energy sector and finance are starting take to ensure there is a just transition for affected workers and communities, and how those actions can be scaled up.

Counting carbon or counting coal? Anchoring climate governance in fossil fuel-based accountability frameworks

Working paper by Fergus Green, Declan Kuch on 31 Aug 2021

This analysis explores schemes for the monitoring, reporting and verification of fossil fuels, and points to a hybrid fossil fuel-based accountability framework that accounts for infrastructure and production volumes. Such transparency would provide opportunities for democratic oversight of climate governance efforts and channels to hold states accountable for their climate performance.

Global trends in climate litigation: 2021 snapshot

Policy publication by Joana Setzer, Catherine Higham on 2 Jul 2021

This is the third report in our Global trends in climate litigation series, focusing on cases filed or concluded between May 2020 and May 2021. It provides an update of known case numbers, metrics and categorisations, and considers some of the most relevant trends in the arguments and strategies employed by litigants.

Closing coal: economic and moral incentives

Working paper by Paul Collier, Anthony J. Venables on 11 May 2014

Climate policy required that much of the world’s reserves of fossil fuels remain unburned. This paper makes the case for implementing this directly through policy to … read more »