IISD Global Subsidies Initiative
Saudi-led G20 energy statement backs fossil fuel bailouts
Neglecting to mention climate change or commitments to end fossil fuel subsidies, G20 energy ministers focused on stabilising the oil market.
OPINION: Can India afford a green stimulus during the pandemic?
A deeper look at fossil fuel subsidies and renewable energy solutions suggests that green stimulus could be India’s most economically viable path to recovery.
Stop using taxpayers' money to fund pollution
In May, The WHO released its “Manifesto for a healthy and green COVID-19 recovery.” It is in many ways an astonishing document, because it speaks briefly and plainly to the many global problems we face.
Canada's Pandemic Response Sends $16 Billion to Fossils, Just $300 Million to Clean Energy
Canada’s pandemic response to date has sent just C$300 million to clean energy, compared to more than $16 billion to fossil fuels, according to new data released this week by Energy Policy Tracker
Part 2 – How Can India’s Energy Sector Recover Sustainably from COVID-19?
From IISD and CEEW, Part 2 of a three-part commentary series takes a deep dive into how India’s energy sector is coping with the impacts of COVID-19 and what this means for the sustainable energy transition.
53 Ways to Reform Fossil Fuel Consumer Subsidies and Pricing
We have an opportunity to reform harmful fossil fuel subsidies as part of a green recovery after COVID-19. Our experts explain how.
True recovery means looking to the future, not the past
The global call for a just, green recovery from COVID-19 will require planning for the short and long term. One immediate need is to stop subsidizing the polluting, climate-altering fossil fuel industry.
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