COP 23: Financing Paris and the SDGs through Fuel Subsidy Reform and Taxation - Country Best Practice
Practical country and international efforts to remove fossil fuel subsidies and invest in renewables, public transport and energy efficiency. Phasing out USD 500 billion subsidies and introduction of fuel taxation has emissions reduction potential of 23% and liberates finance for sustainable energy. This is an FFSR side event at COP 23.
Location: Meeting Room 8 (550), COP 23 venue
Organizer: GSI-IISD and Friends of Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform
Speakers: Panelists to include Ministers or Heads of State from Friends of Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform and key countries, high-level representatives from financial institutions (World Bank or IMF), the private sector and research organizations.