19 October 2021
This study assess the social, employment and economic impacts of Zimbabwe’s climate policies. Impacts on the labour market, gender, economic growth and emissions are assessed. Renewable energy policies dominate investments notably into hydropower and solar power, resulting in the largest employment gains of all planned policies with a total of around 350,000 by 2035.
Impact of COVID-19 on nexus between climate change and labour migration in selected South Asian countries: An exploratory study
14 October 2021
Climate change has been identified as the single greatest risk for achieving the 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development Goals. In South Asia, the world of work can be affected by various aspects of climate change including extreme heat, flooding or drought, or that can cause a rise in water-borne diseases, dengue or malaria, or bring pests that damage crops, among other disasters. With the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic, many of the risks to the world of work have been magnified in both rural and urban areas, particularly in the informal economy.
ILO Working paper 40
Financing human-centred COVID-19 recovery and decisive climate action worldwide: International cooperation’s twenty-first century moment of truth
07 October 2021
This Working Paper provides a concrete illustration of how the existing international financial architecture could be activated more fully to mobilize the large sums required to respond decisively to the “great divergence” in COVID-19 crisis recovery between advanced and developing countries as well as to the climate crisis.
International Labour Conference 2013