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Fossil Fuel Subsidies & Sustainable Development Events

This webinar will explore how G20 governments can safeguard carbon pricing and fossil fuel subsidy reform within the Communiqué and G20 Leaders’ Declaration.
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This event will examine the complex social impacts of climate and energy policies, providing recommendations on how policies can be designed to alleviate potential detrimental effects.
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This virtual event will explore how Indonesia's G20 Presidency can lead by example and promote fossil fuel subsidy reform across the G20 to support energy transitions in the post-pandemic recovery.
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This webinar, will provide a first look at findings from the IISD "South Africa’s Energy Fiscal Policies" report, presenting key takeaways and recommendations.
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This COP 26 side event hosted by IISD, GIZ, and IASS explores the potential for a fossil-free, clean, and just development pathway in the Global South.
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This hybrid COP 26 Nordic Pavilion side event will explore the case for reforming fossil fuel subsidies and reallocating funds to clean energy.
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This side event presents opportunities for financing and delivering the SDGs through fossil fuel subsidy reform, with a focus on sustainable energy access.
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This forum provides an opportunity to promote fossil fuel subsidy reform as a key milestone to reaching the SDGs, including the sustainable energy access goal (SDG 7).
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In 2014 China cut coal use for the first time in more than half a century while investments in renewable energy increased by a reported 39% to US$ 83 billion. To discuss the ongoing shift from coal to renewable energy in China, the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) and the International Forum on Clean Energy (IFCE) will host an event in Beijing on 16th September. The event will include experts from government agencies, academia and civil society.
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Stockholm—1st September—IISD, the Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources and KfW Development Bank are co-organising a seminar at the World Water Week in Stockholm. The seminar brings together a range of international experts to discuss the effects of fuel and energy subsidies on water consumption and how to reform these.

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The Global Subsidies Initiative is holding a three-day forum for journalists in Latin America on the links between government subsidies and sustainable development. The forum, which is being organised in partnership with the INCAE Business School, and the Inter Press Service (IPS) News Agency, is part of an ongoing series of regional media forums designed to lead journalists around the world towards a better understanding of the decisive role that subsidies play in key emerging challenges that face policy makers.

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