IISD Global Subsidies Initiative
In Focus: A Draft WTO Agreement to Curb Harmful Fisheries Subsidies
This June, members of the World Trade Organization have the opportunity to establish a historic treaty to curb harmful fisheries subsidies. In a new video, IISD expert Alice Tipping delivers a concise overview of the draft agreement.
B.C. commits $282 million to CleanBC Industry Fund investment, applications now open
Companies are getting a $282 million incentive to develop more climate-friendly ways of doing business in B.C.
One BC Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reached $1.2 Billion Last Year
Last year the provincial government gave away $1.2 billion in a single fossil fuel subsidy known as the Deep Well Royalty Credit, a tax credit for hydraulic fracturing wells, according to new analysis by Stand.earth.
Analysis: Ukraine crisis could boost ballooning fossil fuel subsidies
Sky-high oil prices resulting from a potential Russian oil import ban could force governments to pour more cash into fossil fuel subsidies to shield consumers from rising energy bills, rather than use the money to fight climate change.
Renewable energy transition is possible now in Canada
Renewable energy can now be scaled much faster and cheaper than fossil fuels, and the political and policy tools that allow citizens and communities to partner with utilities are being deployed at a global scale.
Indonesia Must Quadruple its Annual Renewable Investment Target
Indonesia should quadruple its annual investment target for new and renewable energy to over USD 8 billion by 2025, according to a new brief by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
Indonesia's Energy Policy Briefing | February 2022
This edition of Indonesia's Energy Policy Briefing summarizes latest energy policy developments in Indonesia.
La evolución del petróleo cuestiona los objetivos climáticos (in Spanish)
La cotización del petróleo está disparada. Tanto, que ha alcanzado el nivel más alto desde 2014, por encima de los 100 dólares el barril de Brent (el de referencia en Europa). La tensión entre Ucrania y Rusia ha empujado más los precios en las últimas semanas, pero el también denominado oro negro lleva tiempo en rally: desde el mínimo que marcó al inicio de la pandemia (19,33 euros en abril de 2020) ha subido un 430%.
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