This event will focus on the role national oil companies could play in the transition to clean energy and more diversified economies.
News: Webinar: National Oil Companies and Climate Change: Economic Challenges and Potential Responses
May 4, 2021 |
Policymakers and climate activists alike often overlook NOCs’ role in global efforts to address climate change.
Press Release: Fossil Finance from Multilateral Development Banks Reached USD 3 Billion in 2020, but Coal Excluded for the First Time Ever
March 30, 2021New data shows that Development Banks provided USD 12 billion to clean energy and USD 3 billion for fossil fuels since the pandemic began.
News: Stop the Fish Meltdown—say NGOs placing ice sculpture in front of the World Trade Organization headquarters
March 1, 2021
Over 170 organizations urge world leaders to reach a WTO agreement to stop harmful fisheries subsidies as soon as possible.
February 25, 2021New report finds federal subsidies to fossil fuels increased to $1.9 billion last year as government responds to the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic
Press Release: 32% growth in electricity subsidies shows that the business model of public DISCOMs in India needs a rethink, CEEW–IISD report says
December 17, 2020
Direct tariff electricity subsidies from state governments have increased 32% since FY 2016, amounting to INR 110,391 crore (USD 14.96 billion) in FY 2019, according to an independent report.
News: “We must act now”: Ten governments call on world leaders to phase out fossil fuel subsidies
December 10, 2020
Geneva, December 10—In the lead-up to the 5th anniversary of the Paris Agreement, ten governments are calling on world leaders to turn their high-level commitments into urgent action and phase out inefficient fossil fuel subsidies.
Press Release: World’s Governments Must Wind Down Fossil Fuel Production by 6% Per Year to Limit Catastrophic Warming
December 1, 2020
A special Production Gap Report finds COVID-19 recovery must be a turning point to avoid locking in fossil fuels production inconsistent with a 1.5°C limit.
Press Release: South Africans are paying for pollution at the pump
October 16, 2020October 13—South African government subsidies result in higher fuel costs and help prop up one of the world’s biggest polluters, new study says.
October 14, 2020 |
On October 1, 2020, IISD co-organized a Geneva Trade Week webinar session looking at the role of the role of the WTO in fossil fuel subsidy reform.
Press Release: Better-off households benefit twice as much from electricity subsidies than the poorest in Jharkhand, new study shows
October 1, 2020
Electrictity subsidy reforms in India could free up INR 306 crore while making the system more equitable, researchers say.