Fossil-fuel Subsidies: Building a Network for Action
This five minute video investigates the issues for civil society organizations from fossil-fuel subsidies and their reform.
Speakers include Damon Vis-Dunbar (IISD), Victoria Ibezim-Ohaeri (Spaces for Change), Rahimah Adbulrahim (The Habibie Centre), Richard Deniss (The Australia Institute), Shruti Sharma (IISD), Jake Schmidt (NRDC), Jacqueline Cottrell (Green Budget Europe) and Laura Merrill (IISD). The video is based on a dialogue held by the Global Subsidies Initiative of IISD amongst research institutes and civil society in London in September 2014.
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