June 29, 2019
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.
June 25, 2019
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
June 18, 2019
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).
Press Release: Indonesia would benefit from removing coal price cap: report
May 7, 2019Indonesia's Coal Price Cap: A barrier to renewable energy deployment highlights alternative strategies to sustain PLN’s finances without harming the integration of renewable energy with its health and environmental benefits.
April 18, 2019The International Institute for Sustainable Development commends the governments of Indonesia and Italy on the release of their fossil fuel subsidy peer review results.
Press Release: Workers in coal-rich states in India face unfair threat of stranded coal assets: report
April 2, 2019
Government concerns about the risk of stressed and stranded assets in the coal sector may be missing the big picture, according to a new independent study by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) and the Overseas Development Institute (ODI).
January 31, 2019Indonesia 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.
Press Release: India’s fossil-fuel subsidies fell by USD 2 billion from FY16 to FY17 - but still dwarf subsidies for renewables: IISD and CEEW
December 19, 2018India’s fossil-fuel subsidies fell sharply by nearly 70 per cent, from INR 1,73,330 crore (USD 29 billion) in FY14 to INR 52,980 crore (USD 8 billion) in FY17. Between FY16 and FY17, fossil-fuel subsidies declined by INR 12,270 crore (USD 2 billion).
Press Release: New network brings together countries to reform fossil fuel subsidies and tackle climate change during UN climate conference
December 11, 2018The Friends’ Network – led by the Friends of Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform – brings together 20 country representatives from around the world to share lessons, knowledge, and experiences for successfully implementing fossil fuel subsidy reform (FFSR).
News: Media Advisory: New network brings together countries to reform fossil fuel subsidies and tackle climate change during UN climate conference
December 10, 2018 |
New network brings together countries to reform fossil fuel subsidies and tackle climate change during UN climate conference