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Mind the Gap: Fossil Fuel Subsidies Could Fill the SDG Financing Gap

Research suggests that removing all consumer fossil fuel subsidies would decrease global carbon emissions anywhere between 6–8 per cent by 2050. 

Swapping savings into sustainable energy would improve emissions reductions further. This infographic shows how swapped fossil fuel subsidies could fill the SDG financing gap. The findings are based on the report, “Making the Switch: From Fossil Fuel Subsidies to Sustainable Energy.”