October 5, 2021 |
In September 2021, health, gender, and just transition experts discussed fossil fuel subsidy reform at an IISD webinar supported by the IEA and the Government of Denmark.
Reports: LPG Subsidy Reform in Indonesia: Lessons learned from international experience
May 19, 2021
This report presents lessons learned from international experience for Indonesia's liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) subsidy reform.
Reports: Achieving a Fossil-Free Recovery
May 17, 2021
This report lays out concrete options for governments to achieve net-zero and sustainable development goals by using recovery spending to support the transition to clean energy and a resilient, fossil-free economy.
Reports: Gender and Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform in India: Findings and recommendations
The report examines the impacts of India’s subsidies to cooking gas—and their reform—from a gender perspective. On average, when cooking with liquified petroleum gas (LPG) rather than biomass, women saved about one hour per day due to reduced cooking and cleaning times. The report recommends reviewing subsidy targeting policies so that more poor households benefit from ongoing LPG subsidies because its findings sho
Reports: Beyond Fossil Fuels: Fiscal transition in BRICS
November 13, 2019
Press Release: New report reveals BRICS governments’ revenues from fossil fuels
November 13, 2019
Geneva, November 13, 2019 – As the BRICS leaders’ summit starts in Brazil, a new report is the first of its kind to bring together data on both revenues and subsidies related to fossil fuels in Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. Beyond Fossil Fuels: Fiscal Transition in BRICS, from the Global Subsidies Initiative (GSI) of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) and Leave it in the
News: Converting Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform into Opportunities for Climate Action
July 11, 2019
New York, 10 July 2019 – High-Level Political Forum side event explored FFS reform as the missing piece of the climate change challenge. Aiming at more effective implementation of the Paris Agreement, the event highlighted how FFS contradicts the spirit of a number of SDGs, including SDG3 (Health) and SDG7 (Energy), and explained how their removal may contribute to reach SDG13 (Climate Action) and to achieve the goals of the 2030 Agenda.
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.