CEM and ECPA Side Event: Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform and Investments in Clean and Affordable Energy
Recent developments in fossil fuel subsidy reform and discussion of how to sustain the progress made, should oil prices rise again.
Discussion of the role fossil fuel subsidy reform to promote clean energy, the challenges to developing successful compensation policies to ensure the affordability of energy products and mechanisms for investing subsidy savings into clean energy solutions that help mitigate the impact of subsidy reform on end consumers.
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