IISD Global Subsidies Initiative
Background Note on Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform
As fossil fuel subsidies are expected to swell following rapidly rising energy prices, IISD offers a background note on the rationale and international initiatives for reforming fossil fuel subsidies.
Leading Thinktanks Release Study Entitled Mapping India's Energy Policy 2022
Council On Energy, Environment & Water (CEEW) and International Institute for Sustainable Development's (IISD) Global Subsidies Initiative (GSI) have published a research report titled Mapping India’s Energy Policy 2022. The public resources that support the use of fossil fuels, renewable energy sources, and electric vehicles are updated in the study.
Switching Fossil Fuel Subsidies in Indonesia to Support a Green Recovery
This brief looks at how Indonesia can start actively promoting renewable energy by removing the existing hurdles to its deployment—such as unattractive renewable energy feed-in tariffs and land and infrastructures barriers—and switching public support from fossil fuels to renewables to meet the country’s clean energy targets.
Six Fossil Fuel-Dependent Economies Could Face a USD 278 Billion Revenue Gap by 2030
As the global clean energy transition gathers pace, six emerging economies need to start adjusting their fiscal policies now to account for declining fossil fuel use—or risk a USD 278 billion gap in revenues by 2030, according to a new report by the International Institute for Sustainable Development.
Boom and Bust: The fiscal implications of fossil fuel phase-out in six large emerging economies
Emerging economies need to plan for major reductions in fossil fuel revenues during the clean energy transition and find new sources of income.
Indonesia's fiscal support for fossil fuels too large: IISD
The Indonesian government's fiscal support for fossil fuels is still too large, so it has the potential to slow down the energy transition and drain the public budget, according to the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD).
India must colour coal cash green for mining hubs to survive
Every year in October, cash registers ring in shops dotting east India's mining hubs during the Hindu festival season of Dussehra, when the country's biggest coal company, Coal India Ltd., hands its workers a bonus.
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