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News & Events

Stay up to date on all things GSI by following our upcoming events, webinars, latest news, press releases and announcements.

Events & Webinars

Fossil Fuel Subsidies, Public Finance and Leveraging Investment for Sustainable Energy via SWAPs (Nordic Clean Energy Week)

Fossil fuel subsidies increase energy consumption and act as a barrier to clean energy technologies. As part of the Nordic Clean Energy Week, this event will discuss the potential for reform of fossil fuel subsidies and reallocation of a proportion of the savings to fund the transition to clean energy.

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News, Press Releases, & Announcements

News: Call for Papers: Trade impacts of fossil fuel subsidies

Deadline for abstract submission: 25 May 2018 Notice of Acceptance: 20 June 2018 Deadline for full paper submission: 31 August 2018 Conference date (Geneva): Friday, 5 October 2018, 09:00-17:00 Pre-Conference High-Level Policy Panel: Thursday 04 October 2018, 18:30-20:00 The Geneva-based Global Subsidies Initiative (GSI) of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) and the Centre for Trade and E

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News: Consultancy Opportunities in Indonesia with GSI

There are two new consultancy opportunities available with our team. More information is available below: Consultant on Indonesia’s Energy Policy and Investment (within IISD’s Energy Program, based in Indonesia) Consultant on Indonesia’s Health and Energy (within IISD’s Energy Program, based in Indonesia) Application deadline for both positions is 17 December 2017.

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News: FFSR at COP 23

There will be a number of events focused on fossil fuel subsidy reform during COP 23 in Bonn. We hope to see you there!

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Press Release: Ending Fossil Fuel Production Subsidies Cuts Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 37 Gt over 2017-2050; study

GENEVA—February 13, 2017—A complete removal of subsidies for the production of fossil fuels today would result in a steady decline in greenhouse gas emissions between now and 2050 as more oil, gas and coal are left in the ground. This is according to new study by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) Global Subsidies Initiative and the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) that provides the most robust assessment to date of how global subsidies to coal, oil and gas companies contribute to climate change.

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