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G20 Scorecard of Fossil Fuel Funding: South Africa

By Anna Geddes on November 9, 2020

South Africa is the second-worst performer of the G20 non-Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) member countries thanks to its lack of transparency and continued support for coal production, fossil fuel-based power, and the consumption of fossil fuels. Progress in ending support is poor, with a 14% increase in total government support for fossil fuels relative to the 2014–2016 average.

To learn more, see our full report Doubling Back and Doubling Down: G20 scorecard on fossil fuel funding.

Brief details

Region
South Africa
Project
IISD Global Subsidies Initiative
Publisher
IISD
Copyright
IISD, 2020