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
Reports: Public Cash for Oil and Gas: Mapping federal fiscal support for fossil fuels
This report maps and updates IISD's inventory of federal fossil fuel subsidies in Canada.
Reports: India’s stranded assets: how government interventions are propping up coal power
September 14, 2018
This paper develops a broad framework for understanding the links between government interventions and the wider drivers of asset stranding and applies this to India’s coal power sector as a first case study.
Reports: Inventory of Energy Subsidies in the EU's Eastern Partnership Countries
July 9, 2018
This publication aims to provide the first comprehensive and consistent record of energy subsidies in the Eastern Partnership (EaP) region, with a view to improving transparency and establishing a solid analytical basis that can help build the case for further reforms in these countries (this study covers Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine).
Press Release: Canada continues to provide billions of dollars each to year to support fossil fuels – new study
June 4, 2018
Canada is the largest provider of government support for oil and gas production per unit of GDP, providing more than any other country in the G7, despite repeated pledges to end fossil fuel subsidies, new research has revealed.
Reports: New poll shows Canadians want to end public subsidies for oil and gas companies
June 4, 2018
New polling shows that Canadians are strongly opposed to federal and provincial governments using public dollars to subsidize oil and gas companies.
Reports: G7 Fossil Fuel Subsidy Scorecard: Tracking the phase-out of fiscal support and public finance for oil, gas and coal
June 4, 2018
Despite their numerous commitments, not only have G7 governments taken limited action to address fossil fuel subsidies, but they have also failed to put in place any mechanisms to define and document the full extent of their support to oil, gas and coal, or to hold themselves accountable for achieving these pledges. The G7 fossil fuel subsidy scorecard aims to address this accountability gap and track, for the first time, each G7 country’s progress in phasing out fossil fuel subsidies across seven indicators.
Blog: A New Narrative in Climate Talks: Cutting Emissions with Both Arms of the Scissors
May 17, 2018 |
Fossil fuel supply needs to be phased out as well as demand, and should be accomplished in a predictable manner, to ensure a just transition.