This report explores new models for renewable energy development that create a greater role for public and community ownership in South Africa.
Policy Briefs: Recovery Through Reform: Export Development Canada's role in fossil fuel subsidy reform
This brief explores Export Development Canada's history in providing fossil fuel subsidies and support and proposes concrete actions to ensure future spending is aligned with climate action.
Press Release: Canada’s federal fossil fuel subsidies jumped more than 200% from 2019 to 2020
February 25, 2021
New report finds federal subsidies to fossil fuels increased to $1.9 billion last year as government responds to the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic
Reports: Achieving Low Solar Energy Price in Indonesia: Lessons learned from the Gulf Cooperation Council region and India
March 31, 2020
While solar energy has exploded in India and the Gulf Cooperation Council region, it has lagged significantly in Indonesia. This report examines why this has been the case and what Indonesia can do to catch up to others in growing the renewable energy sector in the country.
Blog: Energy Efficiency and Subsidy Reform: A virtuous circle
June 5, 2019 |
Energy challenges are similar across the world. Fortunately, so are the solutions. In many cases, subsidy reform and energy efficiency are closely linked and mutually supportive.
Blog: In Search of Just Transition: Examples from around the world
April 8, 2019 |
Energy transitions are about people: the ones who make the decisions and the ones affected by those decisions. A ‘Just Transition’ approach ensures the affected people are considered by those making decisions.
Reports: Beyond Fossil Fuels: Indonesia's fiscal transition
January 24, 2019
Indonesia is one of the few developing countries that has the capability of reducing fiscal independence on revenues from fossil fuel production as government revenues are in rapid decline. Investments in renewable energy can be one of the sectors driving diversification of the Indonesian economy and its fiscal transition away from fossil fuels.
Blog: #G20takeaction now: Civil society organizations call for G20 governments to end subsidies to fossil fuels
August 16, 2018 |
On behalf of IISD’s Global Subsidies Initiative (GSI), I presented at the panel discussion on Addressing the Challenges for the Global Energy Transition towards Climate Compatible Future on August 7 at the Civil 20 (C20) Summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The summit’s objective was to facilitate an exchange among civil society representatives from G20 and other countries on the G20 agenda.