This virtual event will highlight the critical role that fossil fuel subsidy reform plays in building back better, increasing climate ambition, and motivating clean energy transition.
Press Release: Government Support for Marine Fisheries in Indonesia Should Be Assessed to Minimize the Risk of Overcapacity and Overfishing—New Report
July 27, 2021A new report suggests that certain government supports may incentivize overfishing in Indonesia. Experts say these should be prioritized for possible reform.
July 23, 2021 |
On July 13, the final webinar in IISD and NRGI's “National Oil Companies and Climate Change” series explored factors driving NOC decision-making and implications for climate action.
News: “Critical to Encourage Thinking and Accountability”—Reactions to new CEEW-IISD report
July 22, 2021
Experts have already begun to comment on the significance of our July 15 report, Mapping India’s Energy Subsidies 2021: Time for renewed support to clean energy.
Press Release: Subsidies to renewable energy fell nearly 45% since their FY 2017 peak. Renewed support is needed, experts say.
July 14, 2021
New Delhi—New research suggests that India needs to grow financial support for renewable energy to reach its goals for Aatmanirbhar Bharat and clean energy transition as part of the economic recovery from COVID-19.
Press Release: Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform Could Reduce CO2 Emissions Equivalent to Those of 1,000 Coal-Fired Power Plants While Saving USD 3 Trillion—New report
July 8, 2021
July 5, 2021—Reforming fossil fuel consumption subsidies in 32 countries could reduce global greenhouse gas emissions by almost 5.46 billion tonnes of CO2 by 2030, equivalent to the annual emissions of about 1,000 coal-fired power plants or 3.8 billion cars, according to a new report from the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD). The report finds that these reforms would also save governments nearly USD 3 trillion cumulatively by 2030.
Press Release: International public funds are fuelling a dash for gas in developing countries—report
July 8, 2021International financial institutions are providing four times as much funding for gas projects in low- and middle-income countries as for wind or solar, according to a new report from the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD).
Press Release: New report: Canadian governments provided at least CAD 23 billion in support for oil & gas pipelines since 2018
July 8, 2021
Over the past three years, oil and gas pipelines received more than CAD 23 billion in support from Canadian federal and provincial governments, including CAD 10 billion since the COVID-19 pandemic started, reveals a new study released by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD).
June 10, 2021 |
The skills, influence and capital of NOCs could help promote fledgling renewable energy sectors and provide citizens with cleaner and more reliable energy.
Press Release: Poor Households Can Get Two Times Less LPG Subsidy Than Better-off Consumers in India—Report
May 20, 2021As liquified petroleum gas (LPG) prices rise, experts warn that poor households in India may benefit two times less from LPG support than those better-off.
News: GSI’s New Report Hailed as “Compelling Overview” of Policy Actions to Accelerate the Energy Transition
May 11, 2021
On May 17, a new report—Achieving a Fossil-Free Recovery—will lay out concrete options for governments to use recovery spending to support the transition to a resilient, fossil-free economy.