Blackouts and Backsliding presents the latest energy subsidy data for South Africa. South Africa's fossil fuel subsidies tripled between FY 2018 and FY 2023, from ZAR 39 billion (USD 2.9 billion) in FY 2018 to ZAR 118 billion (USD 7.5 billion) in FY 2023.

The year saw the last of the COVID pandemic-delayed milestones completed. Countries adopted major decisions to improve global chemicals management and protect marine life in international waters. But most of the year was about making all these rules work.

Mapping India's Energy Policy 2023 is the latest publication in a series of annual updates on government support for energy in India. This year's publication highlights the key shifts in India's energy policy over the last decade, between fiscal year (FY) 2014 and FY 2023.

This publication looks at how sharing technological infrastructure can support gender equality and serve the broad betterment of mining communities.

This Sustainable Asset Valuation (SAVi) analyzes the second phase of the Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric (& Hybrid) Vehicles (FAME II) policy in India and demonstrates the economic, social, and environmental benefits and costs under different scenarios.

India could become a hub for electric vehicle (EV) manufacturing and recycling with the right incentives and government policies that can meet strong domestic demand for EVs and take advantage of the growing manufacturing sector.

South Africa has an electricity crisis where national supply is often unable to meet demand, leading to regular, planned power cuts. This report aims to explain how energy storage can provide a wide range of benefits to a constrained power system, and why grid-located batteries emerge as a strategic priority in the short term.

This technical report provides a set of recommendations to help plan, design, and implement nature-based solutions (NbS) for adaptation that enhances biodiversity and ecosystem integrity. This report aims to help civil society organizations and actors who are managing or otherwise supporting climate change adaptation and development projects.

This report explores the role that voluntary sustainability standards (VSSs) can play in helping governments advance the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and better track and report on their progress toward achieving them. The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development outlines an ambitious vision for people and the planet.

Private sector investment is expected to play an important role in closing the current gap between available financing for adaptation and that which is required by developing countries. To date, however, the level of private sector financing in adaptation, particularly in developing countries, has been quite low.