International Energy Agency (IEA) & the Centre for Climate Finance & Investment

released 19 March 2021

This reports examines the risk and return proposition in energy transitions. In this paper, they extend the coverage of publicly-traded renewable power and fossil fuel companies to the following: 1) global markets, 2) advanced economies, 3) emerging market and developing economies, and 4) China. They calculate the total return and annualized volatility of these portfolios over 5 and 10-year periods.


Australian Conservation Foundation (ACF) & Monash Climate Change Communications Research Hub

released 11 March 2021

The research is the first study to examine the cumulative effects of future climate change and the UHI effect at local government level across Australia’s three largest cities.


United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

released 04 March 2021

The Food Waste Index Report aims at supporting the goals of SDG 12.3. It does so by presenting the most comprehensive food waste data collection, analysis and modelling to date, generating a new estimate of global food waste; and publishing a methodology for countries to measure food waste, at household, food service and retail level, to track national progress towards 2030 and to report on SDG 12.3.


Platform for Accelerating the Circular Economy (PACE)

released 24 February 2021

The report provide high-level insights into the global metabolism and key levers for transitioning to circularity, as well as supporting decision-makers by communicating metrics and better measurement of the circular economy to guide their action.



released 2 March 2021

Global energy-related CO2 emissions were 2% higher in December 2020 than in the same month a year earlier, according to IEA data, driven by economic recovery and a lack of clean energy policies