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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. Phasing out plastics: the automotive sector

    Research reports

  2. FAQs on oil, gas and poverty


  3. Urban energy and the climate emergency: achieving decarbonisation via decentralisation and digitalisation

    Working papers

  4. Energy safety nets: using social assistance mechanisms to close affordability gaps for the poor

    Research reports

  5. The production gap: 2019 report

    Research reports

  6. Brown to green: the G20 transition towards a net-zero emissions economy 2019

    Research reports

  7. UK support for energy 2010–2017: protecting the climate and lifting people out of poverty?

    Research reports

  8. G20 coal subsidies: United States

    Research reports

  9. G20 coal subsidies: United Kingdom

    Research reports

  10. G20 coal subsidies: Russia

    Research reports

  11. G20 coal subsidies: Turkey

    Research reports

  12. G20 coal subsidies: South Africa

    Research reports

  13. G20 coal subsidies: Brazil

    Research reports

  14. G20 coal subsidies: Italy

    Research reports

  15. G20 coal subsidies: Mexico

    Research reports

  16. G20 coal subsidies: India

    Research reports

  17. G20 coal subsidies: France

    Research reports

  18. G20 coal subsidies: Germany

    Research reports

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