Tackling the climate, environment and biodiversity crisis
ODI engages in this arena by helping navigate competing visions of a green future to achieve equitable, risk-informed and environmentally sustainable development.
ODI on Climate change
The planet is facing an existential climate crisis. International law already contains obligations to prevent harm to the environment and protect human rights, but how can these obligations be used to spur transformative climate action by states?
How much progress are we making on the third long-term goal of the Paris Agreement?
Following the UN climate change conference (COP27) and biodiversity conference (COP15) in 2022, ODI asked Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities groups for their view of the progress on commitments made.
Methodological guidance to assess the value for money of premium and capital support towards climate and disaster risk finance and insurance
This report contributes to the practical implementation of the ‘Value for Money’ (VfM) principle, which describes the impact each dollar of premium and capital subsidies (PCS) has on the resilience of poor and vulnerable countries and people. Aiming to inform allocation decisions, it provides a framework and methodology for the ex-ante assessment of the VfM of PCS options.
Bad for budgets, bad for the vulnerable, bad for the climate: governments must not resort to fossil fuel subsidies to tackle the energy crisis, argues Archie Gilmour