October 29, 2021
Leading research organizations tracking global recovery spending call on world leaders to redirect all unspent and future COVID-19 stimulus away from carbon intensive activities toward nature- and climate-positive investments.
Press Release: Ahead of G20 Summit, Leading Research Organizations Tracking Global Recovery Spending Call on Governments to Green COVID-19 Stimulus
October 29, 2021One day before the G20 summit and just before COP 26, research organizations heading four recovery trackers have issued a joint statement urging further greening of COVID-19 response.
October 11, 2021In a new brief, experts warn that fossil fuel subsidies in Indonesia's 2020 COVID-19 recovery package are not in line with climate targets.
Reports: Cutting Emissions Through Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform and Taxation
Modelling the results of 32 countries shows that fossil fuel subsidy reform saves countries 6% of emissions on average while generating significant subsidy savings as co-benefits.
Press Release: G20 Governments Have Committed USD 151 Billion to Fossil Fuels in COVID-19 Recovery Packages
July 14, 2020
Data made public today on EnergyPolicyTracker.org, a new website tracking climate- and energy-related recovery policies, shows a total commitment of at least USD 151 billion from G20 governments in support of fossil fuels.
Blog: What We Can Measure, We Can Manage: Methodology for global fossil fuel subsidy reporting launched
May 28, 2019 |
A new report provides the first internationally agreed-upon methodology that will help UN countries increase transparency on fossil fuel subsidies.
Blog: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back: Fossil fuel subsidies and reform on the rise
May 23, 2019 |
Between 2015 and 2018, 50 countries undertook some level of fossil fuel subsidy reform. However, the International Energy Agency (IEA) found that consumer subsidies increased slightly in 2017.