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What we do

Working to build a more equitable world, promoting climate compatible development, sustainable stewardship of natural resources and secure livelihoods.


This is a crucial time for global climate action. World leaders must make evidence informed policy decisions. Our cross cutting work offers new research and analysis across finance, trade and adaptation.

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The production gap report: 2020 special issue

The Production gap report, first launched in 2019, measures the gap between Paris Agreement goals and countries’ planned production of coal, oil and gas.
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Energy Policy Tracker database

This new tracker examines G20 governments' Covid-19 recovery packages from a climate and energy perspective.

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  1. Export finance for the past or the future?

    Briefing/policy papers

  2. Seven ways the Global Stocktake can accelerate the phase-out of fossil fuel finance


  3. Managing climate-related risks in India’s financial sector: lessons from other countries


  4. To deliver the promise of this climate super year, UN-led efforts must back land rights

  5. Cleaning up their act? G7 fossil fuel investments in a time of green recovery

    Briefing/policy papers

  6. How the UK’s Comprehensive Spending Review risks jeopardising COP26

  7. Agricultural innovation for smallholders in sub-Saharan Africa

    Research reports

  8. Five ways finance can unlock robust climate action from G20 countries

  9. Issue brief: Resilient Generation: supporting young people’s prospects for decent work in the drylands of east and west Africa

    Briefing/policy papers

  10. The Airport Tracker: uncovering aviation emissions

    Briefing/policy papers

  11. How do we channel the ESG investment boom towards low-income countries?

  12. The financial costs of mitigating social risks: costs and effectiveness of risk mitigation strategies for emerging market investors

    Research reports

  13. A fair share of climate finance: apportioning responsibility for the $100 billion climate finance goal

    Working papers

  14. IPCC report: No further proof needed of our planetary emergency

  15. The role of central banks in tackling climate change


  16. Covid-19 and food security: novel pathways and data collection to improve research and monitoring efforts

    Briefing/policy papers

  17. Transformational change case study | Mexico: the contribution of the Forest Investment Program to forest and climate goals

    Case/country studies

  18. Evaluation of Danish funding for climate change mitigation in developing countries

    Research reports

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