IISD Global Subsidies Initiative
Should Governments Subsidize Hydrogen?
As countries chart paths to net-zero economies, hydrogen is in the spotlight. Here are the risks and opportunities involved in subsidizing it.
Only a far-reaching climate plan will transform the Canadian economy
As hope for the end of the COVID-19 pandemic grows, the Liberal government will increasingly turn its attention to recovery, and its promise to make climate change a central focus.
Canada needs to deliver to stem climate change
With Canada warming at twice the rate of the rest of the world—and three times the global rate across Northern Canada—climate impacts will intensify and multiply.
Tories pursue corporate tax credits for carbon capture, well cleanup
Two Conservative MPs are sponsoring bills that would put in place new tax credits for corporations closing oil or gas wells or capturing carbon pollution.
Sustainable Development in the Year of COVID-19
The global pandemic has brought challenges the likes of which this generation has never seen. But there have also been bright spots worth celebrating.
Electricity overcharging: Cross-subsidies cost businesses Rs 75k crore in FY19
Since the National Tariff Policy 2016 prescribed the tolerable extents of cross-subsidy among various segments of electricity consumers, the market-distorting system hasn’t seen a smidgen of correction.
Electricity subsidies increased 32% since FY 2016: Report
New Delhi: Direct tariff electricity subsidies from the state governments have increased 32 per cent since FY 2016, amounting to Rs 1,10,391 crore ($14.96 billion) in FY 2019.
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