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
Press Release: Government handouts of public money to fossil fuel industry undermine climate solutions – study
September 17, 2018Federal government uses hundreds of millions in taxpayer dollars to support the fossil fuel industry, keeps true cost of subsidies hidden from Canadians
Press Release: Argentina and Canada commit to peer reviews of their fossil fuel subsidies under the G20 process
June 14, 2018Two G20 members announced today that they will carry out a voluntary peer review of their fossil fuel subsidies, in a move to support transparency and contribute to their reform.
Press Release: Canada continues to provide billions of dollars each to year to support fossil fuels – new study
June 4, 2018Canada is the largest provider of government support for oil and gas production per unit of GDP, providing more than any other country in the G7, despite repeated pledges to end fossil fuel subsidies, new research has revealed.
May 2, 2018
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
News: IISD and others call on Ministers to fulfil their commitments to reform and phase out fossil fuel subsidies
December 12, 2017
IISD along with 37 other groups wrote to the Government of Canada to press upon "'the importance of fulfilling its commitments to the G7 and G20 to reform and phase out fossil fuel subsidies in Canada over the medium term."
Press Release: Members Call for WTO to Play a Central Role in Ending Inefficient Fossil Fuel Subsidies
December 11, 2017Buenos Aires, December 11, 2017—A coalition of 12 World Trade Organization (WTO) Members is urging the WTO today to advance the discussion on fossil fuel subsidies, asking for transparency and reform of inefficient fossil fuel subsidies that encourage wasteful consumption.