As the fossil fuel subsidies are expected to swell following the rapidly rising energy prices, IISD offers a background note on the rationale and international initiatives for the reform of fossil fuel subsidies.
Blog: How Can Trade Maximize Gains From Clean Energy Investment in Developing Countries?
August 17, 2021 |
As governments increasingly turn to trade policy to support the renewable energy transition, they also need to encourage the production of key components at home.
Press Release: Subsidies to renewable energy fell nearly 45% since their FY 2017 peak. Renewed support is needed, experts say.
July 14, 2021New 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.
Reports: Cleaning Up Their Act? G7 fossil fuel investments in a time of green recovery
June 14, 2021
This report reviews the COVID-19 response of G7 nations and other participants at the 2021 G7 Leaders' Summit and assesses their contribution to building back better.
Reports: Options to Incorporate Circular Economy Provisions in Regional Trade Agreements
May 3, 2021
This report explores possible options to incorporate circular economy-related provisions in trade agreements based on existing precedents.
Policy Briefs: Fuelling the Recovery: How India’s path from fuel subsidies to taxes can help Indonesia
Experience from India shows that increasing taxes on gasoline and diesel are a politically and economically viable way for Indonesia to boost revenues for Covid-19 pandemic response and recovery.
Policy Briefs: Indonesia's Energy Policy Briefing | February 2021
April 5, 2021 |
This policy brief presents a summary of the most recent energy policy developments in Indonesia.
Blog: Can the WTO Tackle Fossil Fuel Subsidies Effectively? Yes, but something needs to change
December 11, 2020 |
As countries across the globe develop recovery packages to cope with the socio-economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, we're seeing a unique opportunity to steer public finance away from fossil fuels and toward the clean energy transition.