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Press Release: Subsidies to renewables drop 35% as oil and gas subsidies go up 65%, next months to define future trends in India’s energy sector — report

New Delhi, April 16 – India’s renewable energy subsidies fell 35% from FY17 to FY19, while its oil and gas subsidies increased by 65%, according to a new study entitled Mapping India’s Energy Subsidies 2020, released today by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) and the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW).

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News: Fisheries Subsidies Negotiations at the WTO Gather Pace: USA rejects the idea of blanket exemptions for developing countries

Alice Tipping, who leads the Global Subsidies Initiative’s work on fisheries subsidies, reports on the latest round of negotiations towards an agreement on fisheries subsidies at the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Geneva. Highlights The latest round of negotiations towards a WTO agreement on fisheries subsidies was held in Geneva, Switzerland, from December 4 to 6, 2019. Members discussed reports from six fac

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News: COP 25: Sharing lessons on fossil fuel subsidy reform

Global Subsidies Initiative, together with the Nordic Council of Ministers, hosted a side event during the 25th UN Conference of the Parties (COP 25) Climate Conference: “Raising NDC Ambition to Reach Climate Action Goals: Fossil fuel subsidies, energy pricing and swaps.” Highlights The panel focused on sharing lessons and best practices on fossil fuel subsidy reform and pricing based on country experience from N

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Press Release: New report reveals BRICS governments’ revenues from fossil fuels

Geneva, November 13, 2019 – As the BRICS leaders’ summit starts in Brazil, a new report is the first of its kind to bring together data on both revenues and subsidies related to fossil fuels in Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. Beyond Fossil Fuels: Fiscal Transition in BRICS, from the Global Subsidies Initiative (GSI) of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) and Leave it in the

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News: Planetary Health Dialogue in New York

Co-organized by the Non-communicable Diseases (NCD) Alliance, UN Development Programme (UNDP), World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), the Planetary Health Dialogue aimed to support exchange between the environment and health communities on the linkage between climate change and NCDs, present existing and novel strategies to accelerate action towards planeta

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