This paper by the Climate Policy Initiative (CPI) examines two financing models for better infrastructure development in emerging economies. The paper compares the more centralized, development bank driven infrastructure investment model in Brazil with the decentralized model in India.

The nations of Southeast Asia stand at a crossroads in terms of their collective energy future. Amid rapid economic growth, they face a 50% rise in regional energy demand within a decade. This brings challenges in supplying energy affordably, sustainably and securely.

In recognition of the fundamental importance of understanding energy related environmental issues, the IEA’s CO2 Emissions from Fuel Combustion provides a full analysis of emissions stemming from energy use.

The Australian Bureau of Meteorology and CSIRO have released their fourth biennial State of the Climate Report. State of the Climate 2016 provides an update on the changes and long-term trends in Australia’s climate.

Global wildlife could plunge to a 67 per cent level of decline in just the fifty-year period ending this decade as a result of human activities, according to WWF’s Living Planet Report 2016.

World Nuclear Performance Report 2016 Asia Edition provides an up-to-date picture of the civil nuclear power sector today and how it is performing across several key metrics, with a special focus on Asia. This report was launched at Singapore International Energy Week.

India has been ranked 87th out of 144 countries on the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Global Gender Gap Report 2016. India has climbed 21 spots from 108th position in 2015.

Now the coal industry claims that expanding coal use is critical to fighting extreme poverty and improving energy access for billions of people in developing countries. In fact, the opposite is true.

The Indian Government has already embarked on the steps required to fulfil its pledges under the Paris Agreement which includes reduction in emissions intensity of its GDP by 33 to 35 % by 2030 from 2005 levels; ensure 40% of energy comes from non-fossil fuel sources, a mammoth 175 GW renewable energy target and afforestation goals.

Major new report shows how leading multinationals are looking to seize the opportunities presented by decarbonisation, but a rump of corporate laggards risk missing out on low carbon transition.