July 7, 2020 |Decisions taken in response to the COVID-19 crisis today will lock in the world’s development patterns for decades. With policy decisions made on a daily basis, information about how public money is being spent can be hard to follow. That is why a consortium of 14 expert organizations came together to track energy-specific responses by G20 governments.
Press Release: Subsidies to renewables drop 35% as oil and gas subsidies go up 65%, next months to define future trends in India’s energy sector — report
April 15, 2020
New Delhi, April 16 – India’s renewable energy subsidies fell 35% from FY17 to FY19, while its oil and gas subsidies increased by 65%, according to a new study entitled Mapping India’s Energy Subsidies 2020, released today by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) and the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW).
Reports: Canada's Federal Fossil Fuel Subsidies in 2020
Federal fossil fuel subsidies in Canada reached at least CAD 600 million in 2019, but more transparency is needed from government to understand the full picture.
Reports: India's Energy Transition: Subsidies for Fossil Fuels and Renewable Energy, 2018 Update
December 20, 2019
Pricing drives economic decision making, and subsidies (along with taxation) are one of the key tools that governments use to influence prices, and through them investment decisions and consumer behaviour. This update highlights the most significant developments in the dynamic domain of India’s energy subsidy policies in FY 2017 and explores the role that subsidies play with respect to four themes: energy access; th
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
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.
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