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News: We can cut GHG emissions with fossil fuel subsidy reform – new study released at Bonn Climate Sessions

Bonn Climate Sessions, SB50 June 16 to June 21 – The Global Subsidies Initiative along with the Friends of Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform (FFSR) and the German Ministry of the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) launched a new report on greenhouse gas mitigation opportunities from fossil fuel subsidy reform. The research modelled the possible impacts by 2025 of policy changes across 26 countries.

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News: G20 support to coal power plants increases by more than double: Report

Geneva, June 25, 2019 - G20 governments have more than doubled the amount of financial support they provide to coal power plants in just three years, despite pledging a decade ago to phase out subsidies to all fossil fuels and help prevent catastrophic climate change. In a new report, ‘G20 coal subsidies: Tracking government support to a fading industry’, researchers found that despite a historic fall in total inves

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News: Reforming Subsidies Could Pay for a Clean Energy Revolution: Report

Reforming the USD 372 billion countries spend each year on fossil fuel subsidies and reallocating between 10 and 30 per cent of the savings to renewable projects would pay for a transition to clean energy. This is the finding of a new study by the Global Subsidies Initiative (GSI) of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD).

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Press Release: As Fossil Fuel Revenues Fall, Indonesia Has a Chance at Renewable Transition: Report

Indonesia is one of the few developing countries that can boast it has reduced fiscal dependence on revenues from fossil fuel production while growing and diversifying both its economy and government revenue base, according to a new report released today by the Global Subsidies Initiative of the International Institute for Sustainable Development.

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