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IISD Report: Shifting Away from Fossil Fuels Could Lower BRIICS Nations' Revenues

A new report by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), titled Boom and Bust: The Fiscal Implications of Fossil Fuel Phase-Out in Six Large Emerging Economies, looks at the potential financial ramifications of phasing out fossil fuels in six emerging economies — Brazil, Russia, India, Indonesia, China, and South Africa (BRIICS). They must begin adjusting their fiscal policies to account for declining fossil fuel use or risk a $278 billion revenue gap by 2030. 

July 8, 2022

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