IISD Global Subsidies Initiative
Rolling out DBT for power subsidy may not be easy
India’s electricity distribution sector is in tatters. Its total debt is estimated to have breached the Rs 5 lakh-crore mark in FY20 and is expected to cross Rs 6 lakh crore in the current financial year.
Is India Ready for an Electric Vehicle Revolution?
IISD's Tom Moerenhout looks at what India needs to do to keep up with countries already embracing the trend toward EVs.
Supporting Marine Fishing Sustainably: A review of central and provincial government support for marine fisheries in Indonesia
The report provides an inventory of support measures to marine fisheries in Indonesia and identifies programs to be assessed to minimize the risk of overcapacity and overfishing.
Fossil fuel subsidies go unchecked in biggest polluting countries
A combination of a variety of fossil fuel subsidy reductions could cut 11.84% from global emissions by 2030.
North America about to turn into a graveyard of mega pipeline projects
The U.S. built the equivalent of 28 Keystone XLs over the past decade, but continent expected to become an increasingly inhospitable place for new projects, says a new report.
Front Burner Podcast ep. 209: Have the Liberals met the climate change moment?
The Liberal government has been criticized for not acting substantially enough on the climate crisis. Former environment and current Infrastructure Minister Catherine McKenna defends her party’s actions on the issue.
‘Reckless’: G20 states subsidised fossil fuels by $3tn since 2015
The G20 countries have provided more than $3.3tn (£2.4tn) in subsidies for fossil fuels since the Paris climate agreement was sealed in 2015, a report shows, despite many committing to tackle the crisis.
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